Public Information

GO Green! MSU Homecoming Parade and Street Closures

Go Green! The MSU Homecoming Parade will be held in downtown East Lansing on Friday, Sept. 26, beginning at 6 p.m. The parade's theme is "Spartans Make Headlines."

Zipcar Expands Car Sharing in East Lansing

The City of East Lansing has launched a partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to bring Zipcar’s car sharing service to members of the community, local businesses, students and visitors to the area.

ELPD Advises Community to Be Aware of Phone Scam

The East Lansing Police Department is advising the community to be aware of a current phone scam involving a caller identifying himself as Capt. David Andrews of the Ingham County Federal Warrants Division.

Yard Waste Collection Program

The City's yard waste collection program will run through Nov. 24.

Welcome Home MSU Spartans!

The City of East Lansing would like to welcome home new and returning MSU Spartans. Take time to browse the City's website and list of helpful links.

City of East Lansing's 2014 Community Photo Contest

Community members are invited to participate in East Lansing's 2014 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer.

Park District Planning Area Updates

As of June 30, two developers have communicated with the City that they will move forward with two separate redevelopment projects on the Park District project site. The revised proposals are available to the public.

The Gateway Project

The application for The Gateway Project at 270/300 W. Grand River Avenue is currently on hold at the request of the applicant.

Upcoming Construction Projects

Residents are encouraged to take note of a number of upcoming construction projects that may cause minimal impacts to traffic this spring and summer

Comprehensive Plan Update: The Bigger Picture

The Comprehensive Plan Update will take place over an 18-month period. It is one of the primary tools used to guide decisions that affect future land use and development in the community. Get involved!

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Submit Comments

Let us know if you have any questions or comments by completing our online comment form.

ELPRA Adult Dance and Yoga Scholarships Currently Available

The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts is currently accepting applications for its adult dance and yoga scholarships, available to individuals ages 18 and older.

Finance Department to be Temporarily Closed for Payroll Data Conversion

The City of East Lansing’s Finance Department and its public service windows will be temporarily closed to the public beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 and all day Friday, Sept. 19 for payroll data conversion.

East Lansing Farmer’s Market to Host Spartan Appreciation Day this Sunday

The ELFM will host Spartan Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 21 in Valley Court Park. Beginning at 10 a.m., the first 125 college students who show their college student identification card will receive a FREE reusable ELFM shopping bag and a $2 complimentary gift certificate.

East Lansing Community Survey to be Conducted this September

During the week of Sept. 22, a local public opinion research firm, Epic MRA, will be conducting an opinion survey of East Lansing residents on behalf of the City of East Lansing.

Upcoming Luncheon to Address Emergency Preparedness for At-Risk Residents

East Lansing community members are encouraged to sign up for an upcoming luncheon that will address emergency preparedness for at-risk residents.

ELPL to Open Two Maker Studios in the East Lansing Community

In the upcoming weeks, the East Lansing Public Library will be opening two maker studios in the East Lansing community.

East Lansing Welcomes the World to Take Place Sunday, Sept. 28

The 5th Annual East Lansing Welcomes the World event will be hosted at the East Lansing Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Host Auditions for Fall Double Bill

The All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be holding open auditions for its upcoming double bill production of “The Frog Prince” and “The Truly Remarkable Puss-in-Boots” Sept. 11-13.

East Lansing is the 4th Michigan Community to become a “Welcoming City”

City Council recently approved a resolution affirming that the City of East Lansing is a welcoming community that respects the innate dignity of all people.

New! Fall Activity Guide

Take a look at the variety of arts, swim, dance, sports and fitness classes and programs offered through Parks, Recreation & Arts this fall.

Support Playground in the Park by Purchasing a Brick Paver

It's not too late to support the Playground in the Park project by purchasing a customized brick paver.

September 2014

Full Calendar

This Week In The City


DMB Marketing Committee Meeting

09/17/14 - 4:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


Library Board of Trustees Meeting

09/17/14 - 4:30 PM
Library Conference Room, 950 Abbot Rd.


East Lansing-Meridian Water & Sewer Authority

09/18/14 - 7:30 AM
Water Authority Conference Room, 2470 Burcham Dr.


DMB Business Relations Committee Meeting

09/18/14 - 9:00 AM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


DDA Project & Infrastructure Committee Meeting

09/18/14 - 12:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


DDA Executive and Finance Committee Meeting

09/18/14 - 1:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


Arts Commission Meeting

09/18/14 - 5:30 PM
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd


Housing Commission Meeting

09/18/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


University Student Commission Meeting

09/23/14 - 5:30 PM
Court/City Council Conference Room, 54B District C


City Council Worksession

09/23/14 - 7:00 PM
Courtroom 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Planning Commission Meeting

09/24/14 - 7:00 PM
Court Room 2, 54B District Court, 101 Linden St.


Downtown Development Authority Meeting

09/25/14 - 12:00 PM
Conference Room A, City Hall, 410 Abbot Road


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