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Media Release for Year 2001
January February March April May June
July August September October November December
December
 Peter Pan Skate Park Dedicated
 StarTran Facility Expansion Project Completed
 Mayor Don Wesely's Holiday Message
 Group Studying Tiger Beetle Gives Recommendations
 City/County Offices To Be Open December 24th
 East "O" Street Contractor and Schedule Announced
 Mayor Kicks off Kuklin Kids Campaign
 Mayor Announces Use of Tobacco Settlement Funds
 Mayor Outlines Steps to Make Intersections Safer
 Mayor Calls for More "Snow Buddies" to Volunteer

November
 Ambulance Service Meeting Response Time Goals
 Traffic Accident Statistics for 2000 Released
 Mayor Announces Free Bus Rides for Parade
 Mayor Wesely's Thanksgiving Message
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for October
 Mayor Presents “End Hunger” Awards
 Ribbon Cut for One Stop Career Center
 Mayor Presents Life-Saving Award to Lincoln Boy
 Smokeout Awards Presented to Students and Businesses
 Mayor Forms Group to Study Tiger Beetle Issue
 Antelope Valley Project Receives Additional Federal Funding and Final FHwA Approval

October
 City Receives Federal Grant for Fair Housing
 Community Invited to Workshop on Parks
 StarTran's 48th Street Shuttle Debuts with FREE Week
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for September
 Fund Raising for Skate Park Under Way
 Startran Trips Free on "Ride For America" Day
 Lincoln Residents Reminded to Separate Trash and Leaves
 Elk Sculpture Unveiled at Pioneers Park
 Mayor Announces Plans for Annual Star City Parade
 Mayor Signs Proclamation for "Lights on Afterschool!"
 Mayor Proclaims October 24 as United Nations Day
 Brehm Family Donates Eagle Sculpture to County-City Art Project
 Injury Surveillance Report Released
 City Gift Catalog Now Available at Libraries, On-Line

September
 Mayor Releases Latest Sales Tax Figures
 Plans for Two Skate Parks Announced
 Mayor Announces Developer for Old Federal Building
 Mayor Asks Lincoln Residents to Display Flags
 Lincoln Responds to the Tragedy in our Nation
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for August

August
 Mayor Wesely's Labor Day Message
 Mayor Signs Beltway Amendments; Encourages Public Input on Comprehensive Plan
 Nationally Recognized High Tech Financier Jim Davidson to Speak to Technology Council
 Mayor Says Beltway Votes Clear Path for Future
 "Women's Voices" Being Heard by Commission
 Mayor Places Moratorium on Reappropriated Funds
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for July
 Mayor Releases Downtown Parking Study
 Mayor to Participate in "National Night Out"
 New Immunization Campaign Asks, "How Is Your Child's Defense?"
 Mayor Identifies List of Possible Cuts

July
  Mayor Announces Holmes Lake Restoration Project
 Mayor Vetoes Approval of Kabredlo's Alcohol Permit
 Two Fountains on Centennial Mall to be Filled With Soil and Planted
 Mayor Encourages Water and Energy Conservation
 Emergency Beacons Now Available
 Mayor Accepts Donations for Kuklin Pool Efforts
 Mayor Opposes Additional Spending Requests
 Mayor Makes Revisions to Proposed City Budget
 City Awards Bid on Overpass to Haymarket Park
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence fJune
 Town Hall Meeting Planned for July 16
 "Sun Safe" Campaign for Children Kicks Off

June
 Mayor and Kawasaki Sign Annexation Agreement
 Campaign Targets Red Light Runners
 Mayor Supports Middle Beltway Route
 Mayor Invites Lincoln Area Residents to Celebrate the fourth of July at Holmes Lake
 State of the City Address
 Mayor Issues Statement on Ambulance Billing
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for May
 Mayor to Help with Habitat for Humanity Project
 Mayor Outlines Next Steps in Antelope Valley Project

May
 Wesely Says Partnerships Key to Antelope Valley Project, New Haymarket Park
 Wesely Names Dart as Health Director
 Mayor Reminds Motorists to Obey Speed Limits
 Lincoln Boosts Paper Recycling During April's Clean Your Files Week
 Rail Line Acquired for Husker Link Trail Project
 Mayor Announces Recipients of Arts Awards
 Mayor Names Affirmative Action Director
 New Policies to Promote Breast-feeding
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for April
 City Taking Bids on Overpass to Haymarket Park

April
 Fire and Rescue Receives First New Ambulance
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for March
 Great Community Response to Mercury Collection
 Seniors Can Now Sign Up for Farmers Market Coupons
 Wesely Plans to Fill Health Director Position Quickly
 New Watch Program to Enhance Trail Safety
 Mayor Presents Facts on Storm Sewer Bond Issue
 Activities Planned for Fair Housing Month
 Mayor Presents Awards of Excellence for February
 Fire and Rescue Releases Preliminary Report on Performance of Ambulance Service
 Lincoln Again Honored by Arbor Day Foundation
 Public Encouraged to Attend Comp Plan Workshops

March
 Public Health Week Activities Include Mercury Collection
 Report Issued for First Phase of Entertainment Market Study
 City of Lincoln Yard Waste Composting Program
 Environmental Awareness Days
 Mayor Kicks Off Environmental Awareness Days at Earth Wellness Festival
 New "Pennies For Lincoln" Campaign to Fund Sculpture in Historic Cooper Park
 Mayor Don Wesely's Statement on the Appointment of Harvey Perlman as UNL Chancellor
 Census Shows Lincoln Grew 17.5 Percent Over Decade
 Task Force Recommends Mailings to Duplex Residents
 Mayor's Award of Excellence Presented
 City Receives Federal and State Grants for Wilderness Park
 Mayor Says City has Filled Nearly 450 potholes

February
 Crest from H.M.S. Lincoln Now on Permanent Display
 Mayor Presents Key to City to World War II Veteran
 Health Department Receives Major Tobacco Grant
 Mayor Presents Award of Excellence for 2000
 City Proposes Sale of Park Land to Talent+
 Entertainment Market Study Under Way

January
 Ameritas Wins Mayor's Community Conscience Award
 Public Encouraged to View Meeting on Gas Rates
 Town Hall Meeting Planned for January 22
 Mayor Wesely's Message for King Holiday
 City's First Abraham Lincoln Birthday Celebration
 King Display Open to Public at County-City Building
 Mayor's Award of Excellence Presented
 USDA Program to Benefit Seniors and Farmers Markets
 Public Invited to Workshops on Comprehensive Plan

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