Matt Brower

Three city manager applicants to be interviewed Monday

Lincoln’s search for a new city manager has narrowed to three finalists and a new executive could be hired Nov. 13. Former City Manager Matt Brower resigned and his last day ...

Resident sad to see city manager leave

I have been a solid and outspoken supporter of our city manager (Matt Brower) and am very sorry to see him leave. My experience with him has been very positive. I do understand t ...

City responds to Grand Jury

Lincoln’s city council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to accept City Manager Matt Brower’s response to the 2017 Placer County Grand Jury report, which criticized the city&rsqu ...

City manager and some councilmen don't agree with grand jury's criticism

A recent report by the Placer County Grand Jury criticized how the Lincoln city manager and City Council kept mum about the departure of former Police Chief Rex Marks a year ago. B ...

Grand jury report validates our questions about former police chief ’s departure

It’s not easy being persistent with city officials when they refuse to provide information that the pubic has a right to know. But our job is to report the stories, both the ...

Lincoln City Council travels to Washington, D.C.

Lincoln was well-represented this week at an annual lobbying trip to the nation’s capital with all five City Councilmen and the city manager attending. The Lincoln City Coun ...

Big payouts not likely in Lincoln's future

Another large public employee payout is not likely, a Lincoln City Councilman said recently, because contracts are negotiated differently. Lincoln City Councilman Paul Joiner, in ...

Operation Sparkle deemed a tremendous success

On the morning of Oct. 8, more than 100 community volunteers heeded the call of Operation Sparkle and amassed in Lincoln’s historic downtown.  Arriving with work gloves ...

Baseball booster group forms

Two college baseball teams could possibly play at McBean Park, according to Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower at Friday’s Downtown Lincoln Association meeting. “I&rsquo ...

Baseball booster group forms

Two college baseball teams could possibly play at McBean Park, according to Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower at Friday’s Downtown Lincoln Association meeting. “I&rsquo ...

City Council changes speed limits; complains about older streets

Local government is where the rubber meets the road and the Aug. 11 Lincoln City Council meeting included extended discussions about local streets. The Lincoln City Council unanim ...

Meet your new city manager

Lincoln has a lot of positives going for it. Even though the population has increased five-fold from 8,500 in 2000 to 45,000, the city still has a small-town atmosphere. For ...