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FaFiiAict on assaiii.
Mayor gives credit
to public for support
By Mick Dyer
Thursday, June 18, 1987
"On the road again. . ." is how Mayor
Bill Harris began his press conference
The mayor announced that after
plans for holding the FarmAid benefit
concert in Memorial Stadium had been
canceled, concert organizers and uni
versity officials have reconciled their
differences. Negotiations are underway
again, he said. Harris congratulated
Gov. Kay Orr and the University of
Nebraska and remarked that their
"spirit of cooperation" was instru
mental in reopening the talks.
Harris also gave credit to the public,
refering to their strong and immediate
response against cancellation of the
"This demonstrates how in Nebraska
and the United States the people
decide," Harris said. Harris seemed
confident that obstacles to the success
ful production of FarmAid III in Lincoln
could be overcome, adding, "in business
you have got to have the attitude that
you can make it work."
In other news, Harris discussed pro
gress in locating a new landfill site for
handling the city's waste. Negotiations
are underway and Harris indicated
private enterprise as one alternative
under consideration. Harris stressed
that the landfill must be ecologically
sound and cost-effective to best use
In terms of redevelopment of down
town Lincoln, Harris outlined his plans
for a trip to several Midwestern cities
to evaluate Taubman projects, both
under construction and completed. The
Taubman Corporation is a potential
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Mayor Dill Harris sings a bar of Willie Nelson's "On The Road
Again" at a press conference Friday where he announced
that negotiations for FarmAid III have resumed.
developer for downtown Lincoln.
Harris also outlined plans for his trip
to the National Mayors' Conference in
Nashville, Tenn. He will focus on learn
ing about economic development plans
being established in other cities, prob
lems other cities are encountering and
meeting mayors of other cities.
Kerrey white knight of FarmAid t ale
By Charles Lieurance
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Ex-governor Bob Kerrey played white
knight in the face of the public and
governmental furor that met last week's
announcement that the FarmAid III
benefit concert would not be held in
UNL's Memorial Stadium due to techni
Kerrey, a personal friend of FarmAid
organizer Willie Nelson, arranged a
meeting between Lincoln Mayor Bill
Harris and the singer-songwriter to
discuss plans for the concert. While
Kerrey was governor he initiated negotia
tions to bring the concert to Lincoln.
After the conversation between Ker
rey and Nelson, Harris stated that
Nelson was "100 percent positive"
about holding the concert in Lincoln.
Although Kerrey says he is not dir
ectly involved in the present negotia
tions with FarmAid people, he says
Nelson and he have been in communica
tion about difficulties in holding the
concert in Lincoln for about two weeks.
"I simply expressed to Willie that
Nebraska really wants FarmAid here,"
He also said that the current negotia
tions have the full support of university
Last week a letter from Joel Cherry,
FarmAid attorney, to UNL'Vice Chancel
lor Jack Goebel surfaced abmonishing
UNL for dragging its feet on contract
preparation and stating that the concert
would not be held at UNL.
Goebel said Wednesday that com
munication lines between FarmAid
event coordinator Tim O'Connor, Cherry
and UNL are open again.
Goebel said that FarmAid officials
will most likely visit the UNL campus
next week to meet with "various UNL
professionals" and complete contract
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