Lincoln City Council

City Council discusses uses for old City Hall

Residents and city staff crowded the McBean Park Pavilion Tuesday night to support grant award winners and hear how the city plans to use an important piece of Lincoln real estate. ...

Why Mother Goose on the Loose?

On Tuesday night, the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library once again presented a $3,750 check to Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick and the Lincoln City Council.  This will insu ...

Councilman Joiner is ‘not a team player’

As the established shuffle of our five city councilman happened on Dec. 10, I am glad to see Gabe Hydrick get his first opportunity to serve as our mayor!  Conversely, despite ...

Council to review city manager’s decisions

In a historic moment at Tuesday’s Lincoln City Council meeting, Councilman Gabriel Hydrick accepted the gavel of office from city clerk Pat Avila and became Lincoln’s n ...

New mayor poised to take on challenges

In one symbolic moment Tuesday, when Lincoln city clerk Pat Avila handed him the gavel, Councilman Gabriel Hydrick became Lincoln’s mayor. The News Messenger asked Hydri ...

New mayor ponders what he’ll bring to the job

The News Messenger recently sat down with Lincoln City Councilman Gabriel Hydrick, asking about his views concerning his new role as mayor. Hydrick’s term lasts a year and be ...

It’s back to the drawing board

Lincoln city staff received a four-month reprieve from the regional water board for when and how the city will fix toxic conditions at the closed Virginiatown landfill. The city& ...

Council grants lower facility fees

At a lightly-attended session, Lincoln City Council heard requests from two nonprofit groups to lower facility fees and discussed hiring another consultant to gather data for remed ...

Workshop reviews business etiquette

When Lincoln city staff and council members met at City Hall Oct. 7 for a special workshop, the topic of discussion was the Council Conduct Handbook, a guide to how council and ...

Next time, pay attention to city letters

As we Lincolnites adjust our budgets each month to pay the mammoth water rate increases that are coming our way starting January 1, 2014, try to remember to pay attention the ne ...