In the News

Eskridge seeking a second term on City Council

Carl Eskridge saw the construction of the Pinnacle Bank Arena and the expansion of the Haymarket during his first term in office, and he wants to see more.

“I feel that there is a lot of very positive momentum going on in the community,” he said. “I want to see some things through.” Read the Entire Article

Solving the Saltillo puzzle of mismatched roads

City Councilman Carl Eskridge is looking years into the future, but he wants to be sure state roads officials have a plan for ensuring interchanges on the planned south beltway will allow drivers to efficiently connect with arterial streets leading to and from Lincoln.   Read the Entire Article»

Lincoln City Council Weighs 911 Center Upgrade Options

The last time the city of Lincoln updated its 911 system was a quarter century ago in 1987. But time is ticking on upgrading the system because pretty soon, consultants say the entire public radio system will be obsolete.   Read the Entire Article»

Mayor, City Council Compromise Will Add Two Police Officers

The Beutler Administration and the Lincoln City Council today announced they have reached a compromise on the City’s 2014-16 budget.  Watch the Report»

Basketball and boxing, from the eyes of City Council members

It was an amazing year for Nebraska basketball. Who could’ve imagined that the state of Nebraska would have produced both a coach of the year and a player of the year?” Eskridge said, referring to the Big Ten award received by Husker men’s coach Tim Miles and Creighton standout Doug McDermott, who won both the Wooden Player of Year Award and the Naismith Award for his accomplishments. Read the Entire Article