Lincoln city manager Matt Brower

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 ...

Water rates: just the facts

  The latest buzz in town is circulating around the city’s water rates. Due to a recent suit challenging the city’s residential water rates, concerns have been ra ...

Lincoln Police Chief could be hired soon

A second recruitment for the position of Lincoln Police Chief ended Dec. 8 with four finalists meeting with residents and city staff. The four finalists are Aaron Easton, chief of ...

Meet the second round of police chief finalists

Lincoln’s small police department could soon have a new leader. A second round of finalists for the position of Lincoln police chief will be made available to the public Thu ...

City manager still not disclosing former chief’s salary

Whether Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower will give The News Messenger former Police Chief Rex Marks’ severance agreement is still in question. The Lincoln News Messenger sen ...

Officials respond to the public’s right to police chief ’s severance agreement

City of Lincoln letter to Lincoln News Messenger: July 25, 2016   Steve Archer Carol Feineman Lincoln News Messenger 553 F Street Lincoln, CA 95648   Re: Public ...

Resignations, public and private

I do not like to see good people leave public service. However, change is a natural part of life, whether it is in our homes, families or careers. Lincoln saw two seemingly dedic ...

Interim chief waiting on background check

Announcement of an interim police chief for the Lincoln Police Department is still a few days away, Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower indicated Tuesday. Brower, in an email to The ...

Be transparent, for transparency sake

It’s déjà vu 2010. And the “t” word is transparency. In early 2010, then Lincoln city manager Jim Estep would not answer whether Police Chief Brian ...

Marks leaves with more than $80k in severance

Former Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks received nearly $85,000 in severance payments after resigning from city employment July 1, according to a severance payment itemization given ...

Rex Marks out as Lincoln Police Chief

Updated at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks resigned Friday morning, according to Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower.  “As of this morning, he is no lo ...

City Council frustrated by stalled capital projects

Lincoln City manager Matt Brower vowed Tuesday night to put a "full-court press" on two projects which, if delayed, could cost the city nearly $1 million. Both Well ...

Lincoln Hills and airport important parts of Lincoln

Congratulations on a great issue of your newspaper! Feb. 26 is a hit! Your front page coverage of Lincoln Hills Election gives people insight to our board and the election process ...