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December

 MAYOR IMPLEMENTS HIRING FREEZE

 MAYOR BEUTLER’S HOLIDAY MESSAGE

 21 EDUCATIONAL ACCESS TO AIR LONDON PARADE FEATURING LINCOLN EAST HIGH SCHOOL BAND

 MAYOR’S STATEMENT ON LES DEFERRING MARCH RATE INCREASE

 TICKETS AVAILABLE FRIDAY FOR CITY’S ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

 MAYOR PRESENTS AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

 911 CENTER RECEIVES CALEA RE-ACCREDITATION

 CITY OF LINCOLN AND 2015 VISION TO AGGRESSIVELY PROMOTE RETAIL DEVELOPEMENT
      ALONG P AND Q STREETS CORRIDOR

 MAYOR BEUTLER’S STATEMENT ON SYNERGY PROJECT

 CITY PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER

 PREVIEW NIGHT KICKS OFF PARADE FESTIVITIES

 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO PRESENT AWARDS

 PUBLIC INVITED TO PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY

 STRONGER SAFER NEIGHBORHOODS MAPPING PROPERTY CONDITIONS

 MAYOR SAYS JPA FUNDS SHOULD BE SAVED

 VISITORS FROM NORTH POLE ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO “BE THE KIND THAT GIVES!”

 MAYOR NAMES HOKE BUILDING AND SAFETY DIRECTOR

November

 5 CITY-TV’S “LIVE AND LEARN” FEATURES SORENSEN

 BEUTLER FORMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR REFORM OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

 BEUTLER SAYS FREEZE ON IMPACT FEES MEANS FEWER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

 BEUTLER ISSUES “MAYOR'S SPAM® CHALLENGE”

 THINK LINCOLN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

 LINCOLN NAMED NATION’S TOP DIGITAL CITY

 MORE PLASTIC CAN BE RECYCLED IN LINCOLN

 NEW ROUTE PLANNED FOR STAR CITY HOLIDAY PARADE

 PUBLIC INVITED TO ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM

 MAYOR NAMES KOLLER PERSONNEL DIRECTOR

 STARTRAN JOINS BLUE SKYWAYS COLLABORATIVE TO WORK
      TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION IN LINCOLN AREA

 911 CENTER RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE

October

 PUBLIC URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS AFTER BACKUP

 CITY RECEIVES “TREES FOR NEBRASKA TOWNS” GRANT

 PART OF MOPAC TRAIL TO CLOSE MONDAY

 PUBLIC INVITED TO MEETING ON FUTURE OF PERSHING

 TAUTE TO RETURN TO CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

 PRAIRIE BUILDING ADDITION EARNS LEED CERTIFICATION

 MAYOR PRESENTS SEPTEMBER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 NEW HARRIS OVERPASS OPEN

 VOLUNTEERS INVITED TO "HELP OUT" WITH FALL PARK PROJECTS

 MAYOR TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL "WALK TO SCHOOL DAY"

 HARRISON FORD TO CHAIR CESSNA 2010 SPECIAL OLYMPICS AIRLIFT

 MAYOR SAYS CITY STRONG BECAUSE OF COMMUNITY VALUES

 2010 USA NATIONAL GAMES FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS REACHES $1 MILLION IN
      LOCAL FUND-RAISING THROUGH RALLIED COMMUNITY SUPPORT

September

 MAYOR INVITES PUBLIC TO STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

 CITY AND FIRE UNION REACH AGREEMENT ON DRUG TESTING

 BEUTLER NAMES LIBRARY VETERAN LEACH AS NEW DIRECTOR

 MAYOR ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO VOLUNTEER FOR GRAFFITI “CLEAN IT UP” DAY

 HOLDREGE STREET BRIDGE NEAR 18TH TEMPORARILY CLOSED

 CANDIDATE DEBATES SET FOR SEPTEMBER 22

 PIONEERS PARK GOLFERS CAN RESERVE TEE TIMES ONLINE

 MAYOR ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TO TOUR ANTELOPE VALLEY IMPROVEMENTS

 RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO PLANT TREES THIS FALL

 CENTERPOINTE TODAY BROKE GROUND FOR A NEW HOUSING PROJECT

 DART NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF NATIONAL HEALTH BOARD

 MAYOR PRESENTS AUGUST AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 PUBLIC INVITED TO ANNUAL PATRIOT DAY PROGRAM

August

 NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

 FAMILIES URGED TO RECOGNIZE SEPTEMBER AS “NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH”

 MORE ANTELOPE VALLEY PROJECTS TO OPEN FOR TRAFFIC

 TRAGO PARK SPRAYGROUND AND PLAYGROUND TO OPEN

 TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM REDUCES CRASHES IN CITY

 MAYOR SAYS TRAFFIC CHANGES WILL GREET STATE FAIR AND HUSKER FANS

 CHANNEL 21 KICKS OFF FIFTH SEASON OF NEBRASKA WESLEYAN, HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

 MAYOR PRESENTS JULY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 MAYOR SUPPORTS 9.1 PERCENT LIMIT TO LES RATE INCREASE

 PUBLIC INVITED TO WEST HAYMARKET DISCUSSIONS

 MAYOR PROMOTES SCHOOL SAFETY

 PUBLIC INVITED TO DEDICATION OF HAMANN ROSE GARDEN

 MAYOR PLEASED WITH COUNCIL BUDGET COOPERATION

 BUDGET COMPROMISE INCLUDES PLAN TO MAINTAIN MID-DAY BUS SERVICE

 BEUTLER DISAPPOINTED IN LES ACTION

 MAYOR ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO OBSERVE 25TH ANNUAL “NATIONAL NIGHT OUT”

July

 KINDERGARTEN KICKOFF SET FOR AUG. 4 - 7

 CRIME IN LINCOLN FALLS DRAMATICALLY IN FIRST HALF OF 2008

 CITY HONORED WITH GROUNDBREAKING AWARD AT BUILD NEBRASKA HOUSING SUMMIT

 BEUTLER CALLS FAHEY “A GREAT CITY LEADER”

 FEDERAL LEGISLATION INCLUDES RELIEF FOR LINCOLN FIRE AND RESCUE

 MAYOR ANNOUNCES FOUR-DAY FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S 200TH BIRTHDAY

 CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON MOPAC TRAIL BRIDGE

 URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM DEPLOYS TO SAN ANTONIO

 STATE OF NEBRASKA AND CITY OF LINCOLN OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE A MAJOR NEW OFFICE FACILITY
      AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA TECHNOLOGY PARK

 CITY COUNCIL PROPOSES CHANGES TO MAYOR’S RECOMMENDED BUDGET

 GRANT PROVIDES FIRE SAFETY TRAINING FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED CITIZENS

 MAYOR PRESENTS BUDGET CHANGES TO CITY COUNCIL

 MAYOR PRESENTS JUNE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 MAYOR CHRIS BEUTLER’S STATEMENT ON PROPOSED L.E.S. RATE INCREASE

 REPAIR, REPLACEMENT WORK PLANNED FOR CITY TRAILS

 LANCASTER, CUSTER COUNTIES ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER AID

 MAYOR BEUTLER PROPOSES REVENUE INCREASE

 MAYOR EXPLAINS HOW BUDGET DECISIONS IMPACT CITY GOALS ACROSS DEPARTMENTS

June

 “THIS OLD HOUSE” LISTS NEAR SOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD AS BEST IN MIDWEST TO BUY AN OLDER HOUSE

 TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE SIMULATION EXERCISE MONDAY

 MAYOR’S BUDGET TO INCLUDE HOME OWNERSHIP STIMULUS AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CENTER

 CHANGES ANNOUNCED FOR COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS

 HIGHER PENALTIES PROPOSED FOR SUBSTANDARD HOUSING

 GROUND BROKEN FOR “GREEN BUILD” HOUSE

 CITY AWARDED $250,000 GRANT FOR REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH

 PUBLIC INVITED TO “UNCLE SAM JAM 2008”

 MAYOR PRESENTS MAY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 MAYOR PRAISES CITY STORM RESPONSE

 MAYOR SAYS CITY TO DO MORE WITH LESS

 MAYOR PRESENTS APRIL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 PORTION OF CORNHUSKER HIGHWAY CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS

 MAYOR INVITES PUBLIC TO SECOND WATERFEST AT HOLMES LAKE

May

 UNAUTHORIZED PETITIONERS COULD FACE TRESPASS CHARGES

 SELLON COMPLETES LEADERSHIP PROGRAM AT NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY

 PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS

 MAYOR INVITES PUBLIC TO GROUNDBREAKING FOR MOPAC TRAIL BRIDGE

 MAYOR SAYS “PRIORITY LINCOLN” IS SHAPING BUDGET DECISIONS

 RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR RAIN GARDEN GRANTS

 CITY ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR CLEAN-UP OF TREES AND BRANCHES

 HY-VEE EXPECTS UNIVERSITY PLACE STORE TO OPEN IN FALL

 STAR CITY SHORES TO OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

 MAYOR ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ANNUAL WATER CONSERVATION ART CONTEST

 MAYOR CALLS FOR VOLUNTARY WATER CONSERVATION

 LINCOLN WATER, WASTEWATER UTILITIES RATE HIGH IN NATIONAL SURVEY

 CITY RECEIVES TWO AWARDS FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY

 MAYOR RELEASES REPORT ON ROAD DESIGN STANDARDS

 EVENTS PLANNED FOR EMS WEEK

 MAYOR PROHIBITS DIRECTORS AND AIDES FROM HAVING CITY CONTRACTS

 CHANGES COMING TO STARTRAN BUS SYSTEM

 ONLINE BUDGET SURVEY AVAILABLE UNTIL END OF WEEK

 LINCOLN FIRE AND RESCUE TO CO-SPONSOR 25TH ANNUAL FUN RUN/WALK ZOO DAY

 MAYOR PRAISES COOPERATION ON CITY'S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

April

 MAYOR CHRIS BEUTLER, U.S. CELLULAR AWARD $35,000 GRANT TO LINCOLN ACTION PROGRAM

 WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN CITY EMPLOYEE ART CONTEST

 MAYOR ANNOUNCES ARCHITECT AND DEVELOPER FOR WEST HAYMARKET

 911 CENTER SEEKS RE-ACCREDITATION

 MAYOR’S ARTS AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

 CITIZENS RANK SAFETY AND SECURITY, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY HIGH IN SCIENTIFIC POLL

 VERIZON WIRELESS PHONE DRIVE CELEBRATES EARTH DAY AND BENEFITS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS

 MAYOR PRESENTS MARCH AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 CITIZENS RANK SAFETY AND SECURITY, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY HIGH IN SCIENTIFIC POLL

 MAYOR ANNOUNCES ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES AT EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

 EVALUATION TEAM PRAISES NEBRASKA TASK FORCE ONE

 LINCOLN FIRE AND RESCUE TO RECOGNIZE EMPLOYEES OF VEYANCE TECHNOLOGIES

 PUBLIC INVITED TO CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY APRIL 25

 PUBLIC INVITED TO EARTH DAY CELEBRATION SUNDAY

 BEUTLER AND AVERY THANK GOVERNOR FOR SIGNING ARENA FUNDING BILL

 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST

 PUBLIC INVITED TO OPEN HOUSE ON DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR WEST HAYMARKET

 CITY ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT RECEIVES GRANT FUNDING

 MAYOR’S COMMITTEE FOR INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP TO HOST GOVERNORS FROM AFGHANISTAN

 MAYOR PRAISES LAWMAKERS FOR PASSING ARENA FUNDING BILL

 DIRECTOR AND DEVELOPER HONORED AT FAIR HOUSING CONFERENCE

 CITY RECEIVES GRANT FOR FIRE SAFETY AND PREVENTION

 SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK BEGINS MONDAY

 MAYOR SAYS LEGISLATURE’S DECISION A VICTORY FOR INNOVATION PARK

 MAYOR ANNOUNCES ONLINE SURVEY AND TOWN HALLS FOCUSING ON CITY BUDGET

March

 MAYOR BEUTLER’S STATEMENT ON AG COMMITTEE’S DECISION

 CANDIDATE DEBATES SET FOR MARCH 31

 MAYOR PRESENTS 2007 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 MAYOR PRESENTS FEBRUARY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 ANTELOPE VALLEY PARK TO BE NAMED UNION PLAZA

 MAYOR KICKS OFF “STRONGER SAFER NEIGHBORHOODS”

 LINCOLN AWARDED $1.63 MILLION IN HOMELESS GRANTS

 GRANT AWARDED TO CITY RAIN GARDEN PROJECT

 MAYOR SAYS CONTINUED WATER CONSERVATION NEEDED

 AUTOMATED WATER METER READING IMPROVES EFFICIENCY, ACCURACY AND SAFETY

 CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON WATER LINE PROJECT

 MAYOR ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN BUDGET SURVEY

February

 JUDGE HENDRY TO SERVE AS CITY ATTORNEY

 PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT RESEARCH CORRIDOR

 MAYOR NAMES IMPACT FEE STUDY COMMITTEE

 NEIGHBORWORKS® LINCOLN URGES HOMEOWNERS TO CALL FOR HELP DURING
      NATIONAL HOME OWNERSHIP MONTH

 UNCLE SAM JAM 2008 TO AGAIN FEATURE SYMPHONY AT OAK LAKE PARK

 DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ARTS AWARDS NOMINATIONS

 REPORT SHOWS INCREASE IN EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS

 NEW PROJECTS ANNOUNCED FOR “LINCOLN CARES”

 CITY TO SEEK PUBLIC INPUT ON BUDGET PRIORITIES

 INTERNET REALITY SHOW TO FEATURE LINCOLN

 MAYOR PRESENTS JANUARY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 FAIR HOUSING CONFERENCE PLANNED FOR MARCH

 WETLAND RESTORATION WORK SCHEDULED FOR WILDERNESS PARK

January

 MAYOR BEUTLER PROMOTES FREE TAX ASSISTANCE

 ANTELOPE VALLEY PROJECT MOVING FORWARD

 LINCOLN CELEBRATION SET FOR FEBRUARY 12

 DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR ARTS AWARDS NOMINATIONS

 LINCOLN NAMED ONE OF NATION’S 100 BEST COMMUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

 MAYORAL COMMITTEE TO REVIEW IMPACT FEES

 CITY SELLS CORNHUSKER CONFERENCE CENTER

 MAYOR PRESENTS DECEMBER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 PROPOSED ARENA AND ROADS FUNDING TOP CITY’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Past Media Releases:     2008     2007     2006     2005     2004     2003     2002     2001     2000    


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