By Katherine White 70 Comments Off on Nebraska Highway Commission – September 23, 2011
The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) would like to thank you for playing a key role in an agreement among the City of Lincoln, Lancaster County and the Department of Roads to purchase right-of-way for the protection of the South and East Beltways. LIBA strongly supports the construction of a South Beltway for the City of Lincoln. We agree with Senator Ben Nelson who expressed concern in a 2009 Lincoln Journal Star article over â€œthe …
By admin 85 Comments Off on Mid-year Budget Request Calls for Hiring Freeze – December 23, 2008
We would like to propose, well before your budget discussions, that each of you—Mayor Beutler, City Council Members, County Commissioners, LES Administrative Board, and Lincoln Board of Education—implement a hiring freeze, effective immediately.
By admin 66 Comments Off on LIBA Objects to Impact Fee Taskforce’s Property Tax Increase Proposal – January 14, 2009
Lincoln, Neb. (January 14, 2009) The Mayor’s Taskforce on Impact Fees has released its report, making several significant recommendations. While the Taskforce made some reasonable recommendations, the LIBA Board of Directors cannot endorse rec-ommendations encouraging pre-approved wheel tax increases and raising the property tax levy. Such unchecked allowances contradict LIBA’s fundamental principles.