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The Lincoln Independent Business Association calls on the city of Lincoln to repeal the wheel tax increase set to take effect September 1st. Wheel taxes were first implemented in Lincoln in 1958 at a rate of $1 per wheel or $4 for most vehicles.   Since then Lincoln’s wheel tax has been incrementally increased 14 times.  The most recent wheel tax increase, passed in 2009, called for three additional incremental increases.  The last of these is …

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Today, August 5, 2013, the Lincoln City Council is holding a public hearing on the One and Six year street and highway program.  The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) would like to offer a few observations. The Capital Improvement Program for fiscal years 2014 through 2019 reflects an average annual expenditure of nearly $27.76 million dollars.[i]  This average annual expenditure is comprised of $21.66 million dollars of city revenues.  However, after talking with city staff …

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