Tom Cosgrove

Lindh retires early

The city’s human resources manager will take advantage of The Golden Handshake. The handshake is an early retirement option provided by the California Public Employee Retirement ...

Residents can get involved in city groups

Want to Serve? The City of Lincoln is soliciting interested citizens to serve on the following boards/commissions/committees. If you are interested in serving, applications are a ...

Cosgrove takes Measure K to the airwaves

Mayor Tom Cosgrove was grilled Tuesday when he called into a Sacramento radio show to speak about Measure K and the city’s financial shortcomings. Cosgrove appeared on 1380 AM ...

City’s HR manager on leave

The city of Lincoln’s human resources manager Debbie Lindh is on administrative leave. The News Messenger first received word that she was on leave Sept. 7, through an e-mail ti ...

City Council members take pay cuts

Health benefits and life insurance set Lincoln’s City Council apart from the councils of four area cities. The total amount of pay this fiscal year for Lincoln City Council memb ...

Lincoln mayor explains his thoughts on the current budget

Carol Feineman, editor of the Lincoln News Messenger, has invited City Council members to write a column for the newspaper. We appreciate and accept this generous offer. Over the ...

Why City Council members wanted to spend $54,000 with the Lew Edwards Group regarding the proposed utility users’ tax

The City Council approved a $54,000 professional service agreement with the Lew Edwards Group last week “to educate Lincoln residents about the city’s budget challenges and pro ...

City manager explains proposed tax

While Mayor Tom Cosgrove said last week that city employees could not advocate for or against the council’s proposed utility users’ tax, City Manager Jim Estep discussed the ta ...

State takes $871,000 from Lincoln’s redevelopment funds

The city of Lincoln was forced to give over $871,000 of its redevelopment funds to the state last week. The city turned over the money to the Placer County Auditor as the result of ...

City's financial status discussed over Chamber breakfast

Mayor Tom Cosgrove reinforced the grim status of the city’s budget during a presentation Wednesday at Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting. “In today’s situatio ...

Speed limit to be posted on Spring Valley Parkway

Drivers on Spring Valley Parkway will soon see a new speed limit sign posted between Del Webb Boulevard and Stoneridge Boulevard. During the brief 45-minute City Council meeting, ...

Vizzusi's job status still unclear

A lawsuit settled by the city is not the reason the Lincoln police chief is on paid leave, according to acting police Chief Paul Shelgren. Both Lincoln Police Chief Brian Vizzusi a ...

Lincoln makes list of high-growth areas in the U.S.

Lincoln is on a list for being the fourth of nine notable high-growth areas in the United States. This is according to a recent study by the Gadberry Group, which is headquartere ...

Tom Cosgrove new mayor

Tom Cosgrove was sworn in as mayor during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “Mr. Mayor, I’ll turn this meeting over to you,” said former mayor, and now councilman, Spencer ...

Developer fees increase

New developments outside Lincoln’s current city limits will be subjected to a fee of approximately $5,500 to build Placer Parkway, a road that will connect Highway 65 to Highway ...