Spencer Short

Council takes watchdog role in SACOG map debate

I had to re-watch two-and-a-half hours of the last City Council meeting since much of it seemed like jargon during a sustainable communities strategy presentation. The presentation ...

Funding discussions underway for regional plant

The specifics of a regional wastewater treatment plant, including how it would be paid for, are still under debate, but local officials say there could be some movement soon. Aubu ...

Feed Building almost full; benefit barbecue will fill you up

Feeding frenzy ... What most Lincolnites refer to as the “Feed Building” is almost full. The Feed Building is located at the southwest corner of Fifth and G Streets in downtown ...

Councilman Short should listen to residents’ solutions

Councilman Spencer Short’s comment in Stephanie Dumm’s recent article (May 5 News Messenger, front page, “Fiscal plan group grows”) stating “it’s easy to throw bombs bu ...

Regional wastewater decision will have to wait

Placer County supervisors want more answers on a $92 million regional wastewater solution that would pipe sewage from Auburn and North Auburn to Lincoln. The city of Lincoln provid ...

Recall process defined

Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye said he plans to follow the recall process outlined by the California Secretary of State “to a T.” He started the process at Tuesday night's City ...

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. “ ...

Short explains why he wrote letters to state agencies

During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Councilman Spencer Short addressed why he sent a letter to the Fair Political Practices Commission. That was after resident Reid Barney sa ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

Councilman Nader responds to Short’s letter

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader said Monday he was “taken aback” to see his election campaign documents attached to a letter sent by fellow Councilman Spencer Short to the F ...