The Downtown Redevelopment Plan was created to establish a vision and core strategies for the revitalization of downtown. The Plan assesses current conditions and then lays out strategies and goals for land use, economic development, infrastructure, and implementation. The Redevelopment Plan is intended to be used as a guide for future public and private investment in downtown.
Lincoln Street Dept. crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all city residents beginning October 27, 2014. The schedule will be as follows.
· Ward 1 – October 28, 2014 November 4, 2014 November 10, 2014
· Ward 2 – October 29, 2014 November 5, 2014 November 12, 2014
· Ward 3 – October 30, 2014 November 6, 2014 November 13, 2014
· Ward 4 – October 31, 2014 November 7,2014 November 14, 2014
Leaves should be placed in biodegradable paper bags and placed at the curb the night before scheduled pick up or before 7:00 A.M. the day of pick up. This collection is for leaves only. No brush or other landscape waste will be picked up. Any bags found to have litter, plastic or other waste will not be picked up. Crews will not return to any ward to pick up any bags that were not out the day of pickup till the next scheduled day for that ward.
Things citizens can do to manage their own leaves.
· Mulch with mower.
· Haul leaves to the city Landscape waste Facility at 957 Broadwell Dr.
Extended Hours at Landscape Waste Facility
Beginning October 28, 2014, the Landscape Waste Facility will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:50 P.M. until November 23, 2014. The facility will return to regular Wednesday - Saturday schedule beginning November 26, 2014.
If you have any Questions contact the Street Dept. At 217-732-4655 or click here to send an email.
The City of Lincoln is now a Certified Local Government through the National Park Service. Local, State, and Federal governments work together in the National Park Service Federal Preservation Program to help communities save the irreplaceable historic character of places. Through the certification process, communities make a local commitment to historic preservation. This commitment is key to America’s ability to preserve, protect, and increase awareness of our unique cultural heritage found in the built environment across the country.
Community certification opens doors to funding, technical assistance, and other preservation successes.
The City of Lincoln is pleased to announce it has redesigned its municipal website and will be transitioning to a new domain name.
The new website (www.lincolnil.gov) incorporates a simple, straightforward approach that is adaptable to mobile devices such as a smart phone or a tablet. There are several new features including a new search tool that makes it easier to find the information a website visitor may be looking for right at the top of the page. There is a new, streamlined menu structure that breaks down the city into the areas where you can find information including an "I want to..." link. The menu also hovers at the top while you scroll down making it easy to switch to another page.