Tom Cosgrove

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 ...

Resident presents possible recall petition

Bob Birdseye sent a serious message to City Council Tuesday night: remove the city manager and assistant city manager or face a recall. Birdseye, a Lincoln resident, distributed a ...

Petition demanding Estep removal being circulated

Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye plans to present the City Council Tuesday with a petition requesting the removal of City Manager Jim Estep and Assistant Manager/Chief Financial Offic ...

City salaries spark resident comments

Although several Auburn city management staff are making more than $100,000 annually, most of them are making substantially less than the same positions in neighboring cities. Loca ...

Community encouraged to become involved with budget

At the upcoming Lincoln City Council meeting to be held Tuesday, staff will begin presentations regarding the 2011/2012 budget. Following the council meeting, and based on the feed ...

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 ...