structural deficit

Citizen-crafted tax measure suggested Thursday

Resident Noreen Skillman was given the suggestion by Mayor Paul Joiner to write a tax measure during Thursday’s meeting of the city’s finance committee. That idea, along with r ...

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 ...

Tom Augustine gives council proposal to reduce General Fund deficit

While the General Fund deficit has varied from $1.7 to $2.7 million this fiscal year, according to city of Lincoln staff, there could be quick fixes to the deficit. That’s if 10- ...