Friday, July 23, 2021

Change is in the air at Council meetings

--ADVERTISEMENT--spot_img

Latest articles

Most popular

Latest Videos

Random

-ADVERTISEMENT-

COMMENTARYLincoln City Council Teamwork

I sat in on the Lincoln City Council meeting Monday and noticed a change in the way the Council members and staff are treating one another. As the three-hour meeting progressed, it was obvious — at least in my view — that the Council is more efficient and, in general, more content.

Council members appeared more cordial and friendly to each other. They thanked one another publicly and seemed genuinely collegial in their discussions. They have been this way for about a month or so. We should like what we see.

Working for the City Council, or serving on the Budget Committee, pays an annual salary of zero dollars. Our elected officials are doing the job for free. It’s important to understand that. How many jobs would you work at where the pay is nothing and the drama is higher than average?

The men and women sitting on the Council serve for various reasons, but they all work toward common goals that benefit Lincoln City. They are focusing their priorities on getting things done.

Council meetings are very informative. If you have something to say to your elected officials, there is a forum to do so. Just be aware they are people, too.

-ADVERTISEMENT-
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/clients/
I'm publisher of Lincoln City Homepage. Also the web guy, photographer, cameraman, video editor, sportswriter, tech support, beat reporter, cat trainer and e-bike enthusiast.

Welcome to the comments section. Feel free to speak your mind about topics raised in this article, but please be aware insulting or hateful comments will be removed. Please don’t abuse the anonymity we provide or we will block your access to this website. Have fun and thank you for engaging in discourse on our site.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Need to edit your comment? Send us an email so we can correct it for you!

SEND US AN EMAIL

RELATED ARTICLES

Drive-on beach access closures draw support, criticism

The extended closure of two drive-on beach access points in Lincoln City has sparked a conversation among residents and tourists, some for and some against driving on the beach.
-ADVERTISEMENT-spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img
spot_img

Trending

-ADVERTISEMENT-spot_img

This website is hosted and maintained by Wernerhost.