Peter Gilbert

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 ...

Council holds first budget workshop

A new police station emerged as a priority Monday night at the Lincoln City Council’s first budget workshop for 2016. The council is expected to have a second budget worksho ...

Social Host ordinance gets cool reception

A social host ordinance designed to hold adults responsible for underage drinking met with many questions Tuesday night and tepid support from the Lincoln City Council. The propos ...

City recognizes Lincoln Hills Veterans Group on its 15th anniversary

The Lincoln Hills Veterans Group celebrated the 15th anniversary of its founding with a special St. Patrick’s Day luncheon March 17 at the Orchard Creek Ballroom.  Linc ...

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 ...

Lincoln City Councilman Peter Gilbert guest column

Last summer, I wrote a column in this paper about Lincoln’s economic development for the first half of 2015. It showed that Lincoln issued 66 new business permits. They rang ...

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 ...

Short sworn in as mayor

 From left, Lincoln City Councilmen Peter Gilbert and Spencer Short are sworn in Tuesday by Lincoln city clerk Gwen Scanlon as the new mayor pro tem and mayor, respectively. M ...

Council discusses legislation, taxes

Two Lincoln City Councilmen tried to get ahead of the curve Aug. 25 on potential state actions; a possible tax on public services and a potential increase in the gas tax. Neither ...

New tribal gaming compact may mean more money for city

Lincoln City Council voted Aug. 21 to support a new tribal-gaming compact, which may provide money to the city’s aging infrastructure, between the state and the United Auburn ...

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 ...

Lincoln economic development update

While each of us is busy taking care of our personal lives, a great thing is happening in our town. Our Economic Development Committee (EDC) is hard at work, bringing new busines ...

Council and nonprofits iron out city sign problems

After two years of city meetings and community workshops, Lincoln’s long-discussed sign ordinance is set to return to City Council for approval Feb. 24, according to city of ...