Stan Nader

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 ...

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 ...

Nader, Hydrick make good on promises

Congratulations to Stan Nader and Gabriel Hydrick and to all of us who voted for them! We made the right choice. Dave and I attended their first council meeting (last Tuesday) an ...

City manager’s accounting procedures

Assistant city manager/CFO Anna Jatczak’s explanation of a negative “Cash in Bank” (front page Dec. 16 News Messenger, “Just how much cash is in Lincoln’s reserves?) had ...

This reader not happy with Stan Nader

The agenda of the Dec. 14th council meeting contained four items under “Council initiated business” from Stan Nader. Since they were Mr. Nader’s proposals, he was given t ...

City’s accounting right and wrong

The city’s accounting procedures are being questioned by News Messenger readers and bloggers. Last week’s News Messenger stories (“General Fund’s deficit inflated,” page ...

New council members take seats

In front of an audience of almost 80 community members Tuesday night, Gabriel Hydrick and Stan Nader were sworn in as Lincoln City Council members. The mayor’s torch was passed f ...

Nader addresses campaign issues

Newly elected City Councilmember Stan Nader went straight to work during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, introducing four items for discussion under Council initiated busin ...

Time to get Lincoln’s financial house in order

When I campaigned for a seat on the Lincoln City Council, I refused to unconditionally support Measure K because I believed the city had not done all that it could to cut costs bef ...

Nader and Hydrick brief government affairs committee

Lincoln’s two newest City Council members told area government and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce representatives Tuesday about themselves and what they’ll do once in office. ...

New City Council needs to agree to disagree

Last week’s election demonstrated residents’ dissatisfaction with the current City Council. The incumbent candidate was not reelected. In addition, the two newly elected counc ...

Q and A with your council candidates

On Tuesday, Lincoln voters will choose which of six candidates will be the two new City Council members. Running for office are Reid Barney, Jeff Greenberg, Gabriel Hydrick, Stan N ...

City staff to give ways to make Lincoln live within its means

I can’t think of a better time than now to find new ways to fund our city budget. Even if Measure K, or the proposed utility users’ tax passes in 13 days, that’s just a Band ...

It’s political season

If residents didn’t already know that it’s election season, they do now. That’s due to City Council candidate signs popping up this week on numerous street corners and neighb ...