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2003 Media Releases



 Mayor Seng's New Year's Message

 City Receives Funds for Antelope Creek Trail

 Mayor Coleen Seng's Response to Veto Override on Smokefree Air Act

 Mayor Coleen Seng's Response to Veto Override on Alcohol Special Permits

 Nominations Now Accepted for Arts Awards

 Veto Letter - Smokefree Air Act PDF - 89K

 Veto Letter - Speical Permit 2002 PDF - 89K

 Veto Letter - Special Permit 2039 PDF - 87K

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for November

 Public Invited to View Preliminary Plans for Sunken Gardens Renovation


 Community Donation Programs Benefit Parks

 Mayor Seng’s Thanksgiving Message

 Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for September and October

 3rd and “A” Railroad Overpass Now Open

 Mayor Releases New Homeless Count

 City Promotes Awareness of Geography and GIS Technology

 Mayor Announces Plans for Star City Festival and Parade

 Sunken Gardens Campaign Kicks Off Two New Programs


 Stransky Park to Be Dedicated Sunday

 New Habitat Reserve Area Dedicated in North Lincoln

 Mayor Kicks Off Campaign to Increase Recycling

 Lincoln Police Department Awarded State Accreditation

 Soto and SCC Staff Receive Human Rights Award

 Fund-Raising Campaign for Jamaica Trail Under Way

 12th Street Arts Corridor Now Open

 Cedars Managing Downtown Child Care Center

 East "O" Street Project Completed Ahead of Schedule

 Public Invited To Open House On Alternative Transportation Issues

 Highlands Trail To Be Dedicated October 14th

 Lincoln Plating Receives Major Wellness Award

 Mayor Selects Taute to Lead Personnel Department

 Aging Services Receives Grant for Outreach Program to New Americans

 Grant Will Provide VISTA Workers for Youth Project


 Sunken Gardens Campaign Receives Large Challenge Donation

 Town Hall Meeting Planned for September 22

 City Partners With Lincoln Arts Council on Folk Arts Project

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for August

 Nelson: Senate Panel Approves $1.9 Million for Omaha, Lincoln Projects

 Mayor Kicks Off Tour of Quilt

 Resource Officers Return to Lincoln Schools

 Applications for Star City Parade Now Available


 Mayor Announces Plans for “PATRIOT DAY – LINCOLN REMEMBERS”

 Temporary Exhibit of Tour De Lincoln Bikes to Kick Off 12th Street Arts Corridor

 Public Invited to Events Commemorating March On Washington


 Mayor Vetoes Special Permit for Jax

 Mayor Seng's comments on infrastructure financing to the City Council, 08/18/03

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for July

 Mosquito Spraying to Begin Friday Morning

 Task Force to Study Alternatives to Vehicle Travel

 Mayor Promotes Breast-Feeding Initiatives

 Sunken Gardens Campaign Reaches $1 Million Mark


 Mayor Reminds Citizens of Upcoming Hearings, Meetings

 Mayor Says Continued Water Conservation is Important

 Mayor Asks for Continued Observance of Voluntary Outside Water Conservation Measures

 Intersection of 27th and South to Close for One Week

 Mayor Presents Awards for "Clean Your Files" Week

 Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for May and June

 “Lincoln Cares” Cools Playground and Bethany Shelter

 Mayor Introduces “BUILDING LINCOLN” Initiative

 Mayor Releases Hometown Security Study


 Mayor Invites Area Residents to Celebrate the Fourth of July at Oak Lake Park

 Mayor Dedicates New Affordable Housing Development

 City Earns Top Bond Rating

 Mayor Introduces “BUILDING LINCOLN” Initiative

 Frogs Find Freedom in Lincoln’s Sunken Garden


 North 66th Close and Two Streets to Open Tuesday

 Public Invited to Comment on Cable Television Service

 City Acquires New Park Land East of Pioneers Park

 Nebraskans Urged to Support Firefighters Memorial

 Mayor Releases Infrastructure Finance Report

 Campaign Under Way to Raise Funds for Sunken Gardens

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for April

 Eagles View Park Dedicated

 Partnership Leads to Better Service to Citizens

 Mayor Proclaims May 6 World Asthma Day in Lincoln

 Mayor Announces Old Federal Building Sale Completed

 Mayor Announces More Efficient Process for New Development


 Mayor Says State Farm Expansion is Great News for City

 Grants Awarded to Three Environmental Projects

 “Lincoln Cares” Program to Fund Air Conditioning at Indoor Playground

 Lincoln Again Named “Tree City USA”

 Floodplain Task Force Recommends New Standards to Protect Community

 Fugitive Frog Hops to Folsom Children’s Zoo Opener

 Mayor Says Passage of Crime Package Will Improve Public Safety

 Lincoln Listed As One of Nation's Best Places for Jobs

 Facts Show Lincoln Economy Strong and Growing

 City Begins Voluntary Water Conservation Today


 Citizens Asked to Report Information on Sign Vandalism

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for 2002

 Mayor Kicks Off Environmental Awareness Days at Earth Wellness Festival

 Mayor's Statement of Support for Troops

 Mayor Calls for Erosion Control at Building Sites

 Oak Lake Park to Host 4th of July Celebration

 Dredging and Construction to Begin at Holmes Lake

 Mayor Presents Facts on Storm Sewer Bond Issue

 Revised Conservation Plan Changes Watering Schedule

 Mayor Says Local Job Growth Surpasses Job Losses

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for February


 Mayor Urges Council to Approve Fiber Optic Ordinance

 Number of Employed Workers Up More Than 5,000 Over Past Year

 Sales Tax Revenues Top $5 Million for First Time

 Back-Up Emergency Communications Center Dedicated

 Mayor Announces Land Donation For New City Park

 Self-Help Grants Awarded To 26 Groups

 Mayor Vetoes Oversized Mall Sign

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for January

 Lincoln to be Among First in Nation to Offer New Personal Computer Based Emergency Alert System

 Entertainment Center Coming to Downtown

 Plans Announced For City's Third Abraham Lincoln Celebration


 Mayor's Crime Package Includes New Ordinances On Firearms, Pawned Property

 Lincoln Journal Star To Receive Mayor's Community Conscience Award

 Mayor Names Hometown Security Study Committee

 City Information Services Receives $100,000 Grant

 "Women's Voices" Report Released

 Wesely Administration to Observe Holiday with Painting Project

 Mayor takes Action to Streamline Business Permit Process

 Mayor Applauds Passage of Impact Fees

 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for December

 Gravel Road to New Homes is Symbol of Why Impact Fees are Needed

 City Takes Action to make Crosswalks Safer

Past Media Releases:     2002     2001     2000    

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