TEAM Lincoln

TEAM Lincoln devoted to helping city

The first research phase of TEAM Lincoln’s life is over. We have provided a public benefit for the City of Lincoln. Thank you to the scores of Lincoln residents who, by working ...

This member appreciates all of Team Lincoln

Thank you for the editorial in last week’s edition (Jan. 13, “Augustine gives council proposal to reduce General Fund deficit”) regarding the General Fund budget deficit redu ...

First deal with excessive labor costs

On April 15, Dan Karleskint, a member of the Citizens Financial Task Force and a proponent of the Utility Tax, provided an interesting overview of the cost efficiencies to be obtai ...

Let’s take a hard look at city employee costs

Fire Chief (Dave) Whitt has suggested the city needs an additional 20 firefighters to be staffed appropriately. At a cost per man of $150,000 per year in salary and benefits, how d ...