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Lincoln council reacts to tax-sharing agreement

A tax-sharing agreement between Lincoln and Placer County, approved unanimously April 19 by the board of supervisors, will allow the city to proceed with annexation of land designa ...

City Council has positive trip to D.C.

All six of Lincoln’s city leaders said at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that a recent lobbying effort in the nation’s capital was beneficial. All five Cit ...

Lincoln City Council travels to Washington, D.C.

Lincoln was well-represented this week at an annual lobbying trip to the nation’s capital with all five City Councilmen and the city manager attending. The Lincoln City Coun ...

Big payouts not likely in Lincoln's future

Another large public employee payout is not likely, a Lincoln City Councilman said recently, because contracts are negotiated differently. Lincoln City Councilman Paul Joiner, in ...

Council divided over water experts

A contentious division over who should attend numerous water-related meetings for the city, including local purveyors and state regulators, was settled Tuesday night at the Lincoln ...

Council spends hours on committee structure

A major overhaul of the city of Lincoln’s committees, boards and commissions turned into a major effort Tuesday night as the Lincoln City Council debated a handful of the 16 ...

City Council changes speed limits; complains about older streets

Local government is where the rubber meets the road and the Aug. 11 Lincoln City Council meeting included extended discussions about local streets. The Lincoln City Council unanim ...

Councilman Nader critical of Lincoln Boulevard project

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader at the Aug. 11 council meeting criticized the treatment of downtown businesses during the Lincoln Boulevard Streetscape improvements. And, at a ...

Ask questions at Friday’s ‘Coffee with the Mayor’

Lincoln Mayor Paul Joiner will meet at 10 a.m. Friday with Lincoln Hills residents at a monthly coffee get-together. But it’s not just for Lincoln Hills residents; Friday&r ...

New Lincoln mayor talks priorities

As Lincoln’s new mayor for 2015, as of Dec. 9, Councilman Paul Joiner is rotating into the position for the second time in three years. Joiner first served as mayor in 2011, ...

Joiner to become city’s next mayor

At year’s end, the Lincoln City Council will undergo changes in council positions. At a short ceremony that will take place at Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting ...

Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Don’t do away with council committee reports

Councilmen giving committee reports is such a simple part of Lincoln City Council meetings. Sometimes, though, hearing committee reports is the best part of the meetings. Alth ...

Two Lincoln councilmen to attend 'Cap-to-Cap' conference after 4-year absence

  Lincoln City Councilmen Spencer Short and Paul Joiner will join nearly 300 area business leaders at the annual Capitol-to-Capitol networking event from April 12 to 17 in Wa ...

Congratulations to Lincoln’s new leadership

  I am thrilled to know that this week (Dec. 11) will mark Stan Nader becoming the mayor of Lincoln for a year. Additionally, the fortitude shown by City Councilman Gab ...