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Recall petition signing started

The petition to recall three incumbent Lincoln City Councilmen is official as of May 25, two months after they were served with recall notices. Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye served ...

Councilmen respond to recall notices

The three City Councilmen served with notices of intent to recall them on March 8 submitted their responses on March 16. Mayor Paul Joiner and City Councilmen Tom Cosgrove and Spen ...

Recall opponents speak out in force

This week’s City Council meeting was a win for recall opponents while the previous meeting was a win for recall proponents. Nineteen community members spoke against the recall f ...

Why not start petition for City Council term limits?

I am writing regarding the recall that Bob Birdseye has served on the Council. I am all for getting rid of the three council people served. I really think the better way would ...

Council members served

Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye made the first step in the process to recall City Councilmen Tom Cosgrove, Paul Joiner and Spencer Short during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “ ...

No action taken on petition

No action was taken Tuesday by Lincoln City Council on resident Bob Birdseye’s request for the dismissal of the city manager and assistant city manager. During the Jan. 25 counc ...

Resident supports the recall

Our council members govern with our consent. When we legally withdraw our consent through a recall, they are no longer allowed to govern. Conversely, if we allow them to continue t ...

Resident presents possible recall petition

Bob Birdseye sent a serious message to City Council Tuesday night: remove the city manager and assistant city manager or face a recall. Birdseye, a Lincoln resident, distributed a ...

Recall has mixed emotions

A possible recall of three City Council members is stirring up memories of a recall 17 years ago. Some residents say a recall could divide Lincoln in two and other residents contac ...