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2005 Media Releases


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December

 21 Educational Access To Air London Parade Featuring Lincoln Southwest Band

 Work To Restore Bur Oak Trees Continues In Wilderness Park

 Assistance Available On Medicare Prescription Drug Program

 Mayor Releases Study On Improving Development Process

 Veto On 21st and "K" Project PDF 256K

 Basketball Tips Off on 21 Educational Access

 Lincoln Named A Top Digital City In Nation

 Long Range Transportation Plan Is Focus Of Open Houses

 Public Invited To Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony

 Mayor Accepts Deed To Prairie Near Pioneers Park

 Construction Begins On First Stevens Creek Trunk Sewer Project

November

 Mayor Seng's Thanksgiving Message

 84th Street Is Open

 Mayor Dedicates New Mahoney Park Playground Area

 Mayor Announces Plans For Star City Holiday Parade

 Seng Accepts EPA Grant To Help With 48th And "O" Redevelopment

 Mayor Presents October Award Of Excellence

 Pedestrian Bridge Named In Honor Of Bereuter

 Seng Announces Redevelopment Plan For South Side Of 48th And "O" Area

 Highway 2 Trail To Be Renamed For Helen Boosalis

October

 Mayor To Dedicate Liberty Bell On Veterans Day

 Mayor Calls Arena Task Force Report Guide For Future Event Facilities

 Mayor Proposes Sex Offender Residency Restrictions

 Mayor Seng Unveils Online Service Request System

 Mayor Seng Says Sale Of City Building Will Expand Tax Base And Stimulate Private Investment

 Mayor Announces Expedited Construction For East "O" Street Widening

 Countdown Crosswalk Signals Installed At Busy Intersection

 Mayor Presents September Award Of Excellence

 Public Invited To Open House On Comprehensive Plan And Long Range Transportation Plan

 Mayor To Cut Ribbon On New Recycling Site

 Mayor Reopens Holmes Lake Following $5.6 Million Renovation

September

 One-Year Construction Schedule Chosen For Harris Overpass Project

 Upper Floors Of Justice And Law Enforcement Center To Reopen Monday

 Justice And Law Enforcement Center Still Closed

 Water Main Break Causes Temporary Closure Of Justice And Law Enforcement Center

 Mayor Kicks Off Program To Help Prevent Diabetes

 Mayor Seng, Red Cross Say Lincoln No Longer A Potential Destination For Gulf Coast Evacuees

 Mayor Presents Award Of Excellence For August

 Applications For Star City Parade Now Available

 City Prepared For Husker Fans

 Letter To Attorney General On Gas Prices

 City On "Standby" Status For Hurricane Evacuees

 Statement From Mayor Coleen J. Seng On Lincoln's Role In The Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

 Mayor Encourages Support For Hurricane Relief Effort

 "Future Service Limits" To Be Reviewed At Planning Commission Open House

August

 Mayor Announces Plans For "Patriot Day - Lincoln Remembers"

 City Prepared For State Fair And Husker Fans

 Vine Street Now Open

 Mayor Kicks Off "Stories Of Home" Public Art Project

 Mayor Presents July Award Of Excellence

 Business Directory Now Available On City Web Site

 Mayor Seng's Statement On Pfizer

 Mayor Reminds Citizens of Upcoming Hearings

July

 Kindergarten Kickoff Celebrates Beginning of Educational Careers

 Public Urged To Conserve Water

 Plants Between Curb And Sidewalk Must Be Less Than 30 Inches Tall

 Ribbon-Cutting Today For Havelock Improvements

 Fund Raising Launched For Trail Bridge Over North 27th

 Mayor Presents Award Of Excellence For June

 Mayor To Unveil New Sculptures At Sunken Gardens

 Mayor Invites Public To Tour Antelope Valley Progress

 Mayor's Independence Day Message

June

 Mayor Says City Economy Is Strong; Calls On All Lincolnites To Market City To Attract Jobs

 Seng Balances City Budget Without Raising City Property Tax Rate

 Teen Center Now Open At Park Middle School

 Mayor Invites Area Residents To City's Fourth Of July Celebration

 Public Invited To Dedication of New Park

 Mayor Seng Announces Health Insurance Deal To Save City $1 Million

 Equipment Malfunction Temporarily Interrupts 911 Phone Service

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence For May

 Public Building Commission Refinancing Efforts To Save More That $3.3 Million

 Mayor To Present Awards For "Clean Your Files Week"

 Antelope Valley Bus Tour Rescheduled

 Swimming And Wading Prohibited At Holmes Lake

 Initiative Promotes Home Ownership And Public Transit

 Public Invited To Downtown Lincoln Master Plan "Community Update" Session

 City Garages and Lots, Haymarket Offer Parking Alternatives for NCAA Regional Baseball Fans

 Grassland Purchase By Foundation Enhances Pioneers Park

 City, NRD Honored For Floodpalin Management

May

 Mayor Supports Current Theater Policy As Balanced Success

 Mayor Calls For Moment Of Silence On Memorial Day

 Mayor Says New Relationship With Humane Society Will Benefit Community

 Lincoln Is the Land of Opportunity

 City Receives Two Awards for Workplace Safety

 Mayor Announces Events Facility Task Force

 Mayor Seng Receives Offer To Buy Surplus City Building

 Mayor Seng Nominates Esseks For Planning Commission

 University Place Pool To Open For Holiday Weekend

 Mayor Institutes Voluntary Watering Plan

 Mayor Announces Winners of Annual Water Conservation Art Contest

 Seng Announces Progress On 48th And "O" Redevelopment

 Left Turns Restored At 27th and Vine

 Seng Announces Federal Grant To Help With 48th and "O" Redevelopment

 Mayor Presents April Award Of Excellence

 City Recognized For After-School Initiatives

 Repaired Cupid Fountain Unveiled In Antelope Park

 Public Briefing Planned For Six-Year CIP

April

 Mayor Selects Fredrickson To Lead Public Works And Utilities Department

 Mayor Seng Calls For Coordination Of Event Facilities Proposals

 Free Family Safety Event Set For May 6

 Mayor Seng Encourages John Q. Hammons To Continue Investing In Lincoln

 Grants Awarded To Three Environmental Projects

 Lincoln Again Named “Tree City USA”

 Public Invited To Celebrate Arbor Day April 25

 Mayor Presents Award Of Excellence For 2004

 New E-Pay Service Available For Commercial Water Users

 Two And One-Half Miles Of Residential Streets To Be Repaired

 City Of Lincoln Implements Pavement Management System

 On-Line Reserved, Pre-Paid Parking Available For Spring Game

 City Prepared For Spring Game Traffic

 911 Center Seeks Re-Accreditation

 Mayor Seng's Statement On NSAA Decisions

 Mayor Presents Awards In Public Transportation Coloring Contest

 Mayor Presents Facts On Storm Sewer Bond Issue

 City Council Candidate Debate Set For April 11

 Wireless Internet Access Now Offered At County-City Building

March

 5 CITY-TV To Present “Education Nebraska”

 City To Celebrate 35th Anniversary Of Earth Day At Pioneers Park

 “Kids And Cameras” Project For Urban Development To Be Displayed At Town Hall March 14

 Lincoln Is First City In Nation To Convert Buses To Ethanol Fuel Blend

 BryanLGH and St. Elizabeth Receive Community Conscience Award

 Mayor's Town Hall Set For March 14

 City Council Candidate Debate Set For March 7

February

 Mayor Seng Outlines Benefits Of Hotel Project

 Plan Released For Stevens Creek Watershed

 Judges Named for Mayor's Arts Awards

 Mayor Releases Report of Group Homes Task Force

 Cable Channel 5 and 21 Airing Kooser Event at Lied

 Mayor Presents January Award of Excellence

 Mayor To Award Grants To 15 Neighborhood and Community Groups

 Tax Preparation Assistance Available

January

 Lincoln Awarded $2 Million in Homeless Grants

 Volunteer Citizen Corps Council Created to Help With Emergencies

 Plans Announced for City's Fifth Annual Abraham Lincoln Birthday Celebration

 New Projects Announced For "Lincoln Cares"

 Mayor Presents December Award of Excellence

 Mayor Seng Announces Results of Fire Truck Rebid

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