Lincoln City Council

This week marks third anniversary of propane tanker fire

This week marks the third anniversary of the propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln that captured the notice of national media. The incident began about noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23, ...

Lincoln mayor to visit China

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that he will visit China with a group of foreign investors to help promote development opportu ...

Regional water board orders Lincoln to clean up old landfill

In the near future, Lincoln will have to pony up from $6 million to $8 million to stop toxins in an old city landfill from leaching into ground water near Auburn Ravine, according ...

Staff and service groups battle over city signage

What to do about signs in the city turned two Lincoln Planning Commission meetings last month into melees characterized by short tempers and long accusations between city staff and ...

Council names Bill Zenoni as interim-interim city manager

Nearly three weeks after Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep resigned, effective Aug. 8, City Council appointed financial consultant Bill Zenoni to serve as interim city manager, accord ...

Let’s get involved in the local elections

As of Wednesday, nine residents have taken papers out to run for Lincoln City Council, Western Placer Unified School District Board, Placer County Water Agency’s Division 2 a ...

Council takes city staff to task for $730,000 shortfall

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick and the four other City Council members unhappily approved city staff’s request July 8 for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to pay a w ...

City manager resigns amid rumors of discord with council members

After months of rumors by a few community members that City Council members have been questioning his job performance, Lincoln’s city manager publicly resigned at Tuesday nig ...

City Council votes 3-2 to adopt Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2014-2019

 In a split vote Tuesday, Lincoln City Council approved Resolution No. 2014-122 that adopts the city’s annual Capital Improvement Plan for the 2014-2019 fiscal years. T ...

Next fiscal year’s General Fund budget to be ‘status quo’

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, Lincoln City Council approved the operating budget for the 2014 -2015 fiscal year Tuesday. But the five councilmen held over the capital improvements ...

Up in smoke: City Council considers ban on medical pot cultivation

In the near future, medical marijuana growers in Lincoln may have to find another location. At the regular City Council meeting Tuesday night, councilmen briefly discussed whether ...

Lincoln addresses concerns about chemical company coming to town; “We’re onboard as long as they can do it in a safe manner,” said city manager

On April 22, Lincoln treasurer Terry Dorsey asked during the public-comment portion of the City Council meeting that the councilmen help Helena Chemical Company open in&n ...

Council approves hike in public facilities fees

Council members were divided Tuesday night about how high development fees should be for future infrastructure and capital improvements within the city. Their arguments at the reg ...

We should be weighing Helena Chemical bid

Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep and City Council member Stan Nader should be commended for raising questions and insisting that the city do its due diligence in considering whether ...

Council tables request to join business improvement district, hears ADA complaints

Lincoln received an invitation Tuesday night to help form a business marketing district but Lincoln City Council was not ready to join Rocklin and Roseville in the venture. During ...