"Lincoln can take pride in the tremendous turnout for the recent election. While the result of the term limits vote is disappointing, I believe the next Mayor of our great City will share my commitment to moving the City forward with continued investments in public safety, infrastructure and the services that enhance our quality of life.
"I want to thank the people of Lincoln for giving me 12 years as Mayor, a privilege they have granted no other. It has been a time of historic growth and prosperity because all sectors of the community have worked together to build a better City. A highlight was certainly the community consensus on the arena project. That was a turning point for our City, a catalyst that has led to tremendous excitement, optimism and investment. We must not lose the tremendous momentum we have created together.
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