Tom Augustine

Workshop asking for local ideas to generate revenue

An August city workshop explaining taxes and fees will aid individuals who want to write a revenue measure to help Lincoln’s General Fund. “We are in the process of scheduling ...

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- ...

Public gives council an earful

Public comment dominated Tuesday’s City Council meeting as residents gave the city an earful about their displeasure with the city’s recent activities. More than 120 audience m ...

Resident gives alternative to Measure K

The magic number to maintain police, fire, library and recreation seems to be $2.9 million. That’s according to City Manager Jim Estep, who said $2.9 million is the amount requi ...