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Media Release for Year 2000
January February March April May June
July August September October November December

December
  New Appointments Made to EMS, Inc. Board
  Fire Department Ready for Ambulance Transition
  Mayor Wesely's Holiday Message
  Mayor Announces "Healthy Kids 2010" Initiative
  Mayor Presents "End Hunger" Awards
  Mayor's Award of Excellence Presented
  Assistant Clerk Ross Appointed as City Clerk
  Woman Who Pulled Boy from Under Train Honored at Park School
  Improvements Dedicated at Bottlers Building

November
  Mayor Announces Compromise for 70th and Highway 2
  Wetlands Bank and Interpretive Area Established in Northeast Lincoln
  Mayor's Awards of Excellence Presented
  Mayor Accepts Well City Award
  City Crews Ready for Winter Weather
  Housing Project Announced for Old Riley School Site
  Ground Broken for StarTran Facility Expansion
  Lincoln to Celebrate America Recycles Day November 15th

October
  Mayor Urges Support of "Make A Difference" Day Through Blood Donations
  Mayor Announces Plans for Annual Star City Parade
  Mayor Announces E-Government Initiative
  Lincoln to become Nation's Fifth "WELL CITY"
  Mayor's Awards of Excellence Presented
  Mayor Thanks Senator Kerrey for Work on Community Center Funding
  One Stop Center to Include Business Service Unit
  Mayor Congratulates LES and Norris on Agreement
  Public Invited to U.S. State Department Town Meeting
  Mayor Cuts Ribbon on New 27th Street McDonald's
  Local Garbage Haulers Partner with City on Informational Campaign
  Mayor Thanks Bereuter for Work to Fund Pedestrian Overpass
  Mayor's Economic Development Task Forces
  Mayor Wesely Supports Amended Ordinances That Ensure Independent Medical Oversight and Require Response Times for Ambulance Providers
  Mayor Signs Ordinances Regulating Public Nudity

September
  Construction Begins on Haymarket Parking Project
  Lincoln Water System has Record Year
  Mayor Congratulates Garner Industries on Plans for New Facility
  Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for August
  Antelope Park Accessible Playground Dedicated
  Family of Artist Helps Dedicate New Lincoln Sculpture
  Health Department Receives Grants for Two Programs
  Town Hall Meeting Planned for September 11

August
  Mayor Confident in Firefighters' Ability to Provide Improved Emergency Ambulance Service
  1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Released
  Mayor Pleased with Unanimous Council Vote on Budget
  Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for June and July
  Mayor Reminds Residents of Two School Safety Projects
  Mayor Makes Appointments to Comp Plan Committee, Task Forces and Health Endowment Board
  StarTran One of First Bus Systems to Try New Fuel Blend
  Mayor Welcomes Redevelopment Project on North 27th
  Report Released on Public Way Corridors
  Construction Begins at "F" Street Community Center

July
  Mayor Praises Ratification of Police Contract
  Task Force Makes Recommendation on New Indoor Ice Skating Facility
  Study of Pershing Auditorium Expanded
  Ordinance Change Would Allow Public Planting of Trees on Private Property
  Mayor Proposes Extra Funds for Accessible Playground
  Mayor and Environmental Groups Support Federal Conservation and Recreation Bill

June
  Neighborhoods, Inc. and Heart of Lincoln Unveil Web Site and Poster
  Concert and Entertainment Task Force Releases Report
  Ribbon Cut for Improvements at 11th and "G" Streets
  Mayor and Medical Society Announce Plans for Improved Independent Medical Oversight
  Wesely Praises Council for Ambulance Vote
  Fireworks Photographers Can Shoot for Prizes
  Mayor Invites Lincoln Area Residents to Celebrate the Fourth of July at Holmes Lake
  Mayor Announces Free Lock Program to Promote Gun Safety
  City Begins Study on How to Pay for City Growth
  Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for March, April and May
  Johnson Named as Parks and Recreation Director
  Town Hall Meeting Planned for June 19
  Mayor Recommends that Fire Department Provide Emergency Ambulance Service
  Mayor Announces Expansion of Adopt-A-Sign Program
  Results of Concert Survey Released

May
  Mayor Names Bowen Chief of Staff
  Mayor's Statement on Death of Sally Wysong
  Parks Department Interim Management Announced
  Ribbon Cut for County-City Government Center
  Lincoln Boosts Paper Recycling During Clean Your Files Week
  Mayor Signs New Rules to Protect Older Neighborhoods
  Dunning Chosen to Head Lincoln Area Agency on Aging
  Morgan Officially Resigns as Parks Director
  Pennies for Lincoln Campaign Reaches Goal

April
  Mayor to Participate in National Forum on City Design
  Agreement Will Lead to More Parking in Haymarket
  City to Increase Street Resurfacing Efforts
  Ground Broken for Accessible Play Area in Antelope Park
  Search to Begin Soon for New Parks Directors
  Public Invited to Opening of County-City Government Center
  Grants Awarded for Neighborhood Park Projects
  Lincoln Again Honored by Arbor Day Foundation
  Bill Allows City to Take Next Step in "F" Street Project
  City Announces Partnership for Entryway Design Plan

March
  Concert Survey Being Distributed in Lincoln
  Mayor Wesely Urges Citizens to Participate in Census
  Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for 1999
  Mayor Proclaims April 17 Through 22 as "Clean Your Files" Week
  Lingro Compost Now Available from the City
  Mayor Promotes Water Conservation at Earth Wellness Festival
  New Study to Begin on Plans for Stevens Creek Basin
  Composting Program Begins April 1st
  Pennies For Lincoln Campaign Reaches $2,600
  Mayor Announces Release of RFI on Ambulance Services
  Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for January and February
  Tobacco Compliance Checks Show Sales to Minors Continue
  Mayor to Host Series of Town Hall Meetings

February
  Human Rights Commission Outlines Agenda
  Mayor Reminds Neighborhoods that Flags are Available
  Mayor Announces Program to Replace Street Name Signs
  Pennies For Lincoln Campaign to Fund New Public Sculpture
  Lincoln Establishes Nation's First Youth in Action Center
  Mayor Presents Award of Excellence to Lincoln Firefighter
  Highlands Public Golf Course Named to Elite National List
  Funds Still Needed for Accessible Play Area in Antelope Park
  Mayor Says Community Can Be Proud of Drop in Crime

January  
  Mayor Wesely's Message for Martin Luther King Jr.Day
  Mayor Announces Redevelopment Study for Old Federal Building
  Mayor Announces Creation of New Business Award
  Discussion on Tolerance Planned for January 15

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