She described the qualities that made Churchill a good candidate.
He's been in the community a long time, a business owner,
experienced in government entities, a retired cooperative employee
(electric), on the Lincoln Public Library board, been involved with
the community and has interest in a lot of issues.
Bill Bates pointed out that the library and the city taxing
districts overlap. He believed that the law does not allow anyone to
sit on both boards due to the conflict of interest it could create.
After the meeting Churchill said that he would not accept the
position if he had to choose between alderman or library board.
"There are too many things in process with the library," he said,
and he would want to see some things through there first.
The legal point will be researched and a report brought to the
council's next business meeting on Sept. 2.
Davis-Kavelman said that she was pleased by the number of people
who contacted her with interest in the position and encouraged
everyone to "stay involved with your government."
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The Cutler-Hammer/Eaton Corp. is celebrating 50 years in Lincoln.
On May 8, 1958, the manufacturer produced its first breaker at the
The mayor presented manufacturing manager Joe Blankley with a key
to the city and said, "We thank you so much for Eaton's partnership
with the city for all these years."
The company emphasizes community involvement and supports local
Alderman David Armbrust, who retired from Eaton a few years ago,
was asked to say a few words. He said, "The employees that go home
after a day on the job and then donate time, talent and money to
various charities and projects in our community, or their own, they
are the ones that make the luster that shines on Eaton Corp."
[By JAN YOUNGQUIST]
A few of the past
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