Public Meeting Notices for Electronic Meetings

This page includes public meeting notices for special public meetings that will be held electronically due the COVID-19 crisis. This webpage will be updated as new meetings are set and public meeting notices are finalized. 


UPCOMING MEETINGS 



East Lansing City Council Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 26
Meeting Time: 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call (312) 626-6799 (Enter Meeting ID: 998-2059-7619); Toll-Free Number: 888-788-0099.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing City Council to be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The agenda for this meeting may be added to or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck this notice at that time for complete information. 

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Nicole Bartell at nbartel@cityofeastlansing.com. Individuals may email comments to City Council at council@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 312-626-6799 (Meeting ID: 998-2059-7619) or 888-788-0099 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be broadcast live, recorded and a video will be posted at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.  

East Lansing Downtown Management Board Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 27
Meeting Time: 2 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call 1-312-626-6799, or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 Meeting ID: 859 2741 0670
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Management Board will be held on May 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider those items on the attached agenda. The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Amy Schlusler-Schmitt or call 517-285-4334. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Management Board, c/o Amy Schlusler-Schmitt, prior to the meeting, or, call 1-312-626-6799, or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 Meeting ID: 859 2741 0670 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.


East Lansing Downtown Development Authority Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, May 28
Meeting Time: noon
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live online at 
https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call 1-312-626-6799 or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 (Meeting ID: 872 7213 7165) during the meeting to provide public comment over the phone.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider those items on the attached agenda. The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Heather Pope at: hpope@cityofeastlansing.com or call 517-319-6877. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, c/o Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 1-312-626-6799, or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 Meeting ID: 872 7213 7165 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.

East Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting

  
Meeting Date: Friday, May 29
Meeting Time: 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live online. 
Public viewing and public comment call-in details will be posted soon.
Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing Planning Commission to be held on Friday, May 29 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. This posting is for advanced notification purposes only and is not the public meeting notice for this special meeting. The public meeting notice, which will include additional details on how to participate in public comment during the meeting, and agenda packet for this meeting may be added to this webpage or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck the webpage at that time for complete information.  

East Lansing Planning Commission Special Meeting

  
Meeting Date: Wednesday, June 10
Meeting Time: 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live online at 
https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. Public comment call-in details will be posted soon.
Public Hearing Notice (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing Planning Commission to be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. This posting is for advanced notification purposes only and is not the public meeting notice for this special meeting. The public meeting notice, which will include additional details on how to participate in public comment during the meeting, and agenda packet for this meeting may be added to this webpage or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck the webpage at that time for complete information.  

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. It will also be recorded and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting. 
 

East Lansing Commission on the Environment Special Meeting

  
Meeting Date: Monday, June 15
Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live online at 
https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. Public comment call-in details will be posted soon.

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing Commission on the Environment to be held on Monday, June 15, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. This posting is for advanced notification purposes only and is not the public meeting notice for this special meeting. The public meeting notice, which will include additional details on how to participate in public comment during the meeting, and agenda packet for this meeting may be added to this webpage or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck the webpage at that time for complete information.  

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. It will also be recorded and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting. 

East Lansing Arts Commission Special Meeting

  
Meeting Date: Thursday, June 18
Meeting Time: 5:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live online at 
https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. Public comment call-in details will be posted soon.

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing Arts Commission to be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. This posting is for advanced notification purposes only and is not the public meeting notice for this special meeting. The public meeting notice, which will include additional details on how to participate in public comment during the meeting, and agenda packet for this meeting may be added to this webpage or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck the webpage at that time for complete information.  

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. It will also be recorded and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting. 

MEETING ARCHIVE



Library Board of Trustees Meeting


Meeting Date: Wednesday, April 15
Meeting Time: 4:30 p.m. 
Meeting Agenda 

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-48 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the East Lansing Public Library will be holding its monthly Board of Trustees meeting electronically via Zoom on Wednesday April 15, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss/consider the following items: approval of February 19, 2020 minutes, approval of current meeting agenda, communication from audience, public comment, thank you letter from Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, staff photo list, draft pandemic plan, draft re-opening guidelines, personnel update, board member appointment, financial report, director's report and president's report.

The meeting is available to the public for listening/viewing via phone or online at: 

Telephone: Dial: 19292056099, Code: 111053389#

Online: Join the ELPL Board Meeting online via Zoom, Meeting ID: 111 053 389

Public comment has been scheduled for 4:35 p.m. Members of the public will have two minutes to make public comment and will be requested to provide their name, address and contact information.

If individuals planning to attend the meeting require any accommodations based on a disability, please contact Shori Teeple via email by Monday April 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. for accommodation needs and requests. 

East Lansing-Meridian Water & Sewer Authority Board of Trustees Notice of Electronic Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, April 16
Meeting Time: 7:30 a.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF) 

Please take notice that the Board of Trustees of the East Lansing – Meridian Water and Sewer Authority (“Authority Board”) will hold a public meeting at 7:30 a.m., on Thursday, April 16, 2020 by convening the Authority Board through remote electronic access as provided in this Notice. Proceedings conducted at this meeting are pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act and Executive Order 2020-48 and Executive Order 2020-42 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

  1. The Authority Board is meeting electronically to address necessary business operations and allow ongoing work to sustain and protect the lives of the residents of its constituent municipalities.

  2. This meeting is being held electronically to comply with Governor’s Executive Orders and Directives and federal and state agency recommendations to cease in-person public assemblies, self-quarantine, and help prohibit the spread of COVID-19. The Authority Board recognizes its continuing responsibility for needed decision-making and will conduct this meeting in a manner that effectuates as fully as possible the purposes of the Open Meetings Act.

  3. Individuals are encouraged to participate in the meeting electronically, including providing public comment, either through prior e-mail correspondence, online audio-conferencing, and telephone comments.

  4. For those seeking to participate electronically through online video or audio-conferencing, participants can access the electronic meeting through the following link: https://zoom.us/s/572589791, Password 2470, or by calling 1 (646) 558-8656, Meeting ID 572 589 791, Password 2470. Participants may use any device that supports the video-conferencing app or when prompted after clicking the link, choose to join the meeting through a default browser, if applicable. For those who choose to access through the video-conference app, you will be prompted to download the app to participate.

  5. To participate in public comment during the virtual meeting, upon entering the meeting indicate you wish to take part in public comment in the chat, or verbally if on the phone or audio-conferencing. You’ll be called upon by the Chairperson during the Public Comment section or other appropriate sections of the meeting. When directed by the Chairperson, please call (517) 349-1232 to make your comments. Members of the public are allowed three minutes to speak. You can then return to the meeting as before.

  6. Questions and comments may be submitted prior to the meeting by email to cdugan@elmwsa.com. Emails to that address relevant to this meeting will be distributed to the Authority Board.

  7. Further information and materials related to this meeting can be requested by contacting cdugan@elmwsa.com or (517) 337-7535 Ext. 1.

  8. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Authority Manager at (517) 337-7535 Ext. 1 or through the Michigan Relay Center at 7-1-1 (TDD) at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting to request visual, hearing, technological, or other assistance.

  9. If you are unable to access the meeting due to technical difficulties, please contact Director of IT, Stephen Gebes; (517) 853-4222; gebes@meridian.mi.us. Every effort will be made to help you participate in the meeting.
This meeting notice assumes the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-15 permitting remote participation in public meetings will be extended or superseded by another order allowing remote participation. If it is not, the meeting will be canceled.

East Lansing Downtown Management Board Special Meeting Notice


Meeting Date: Thursday, April 16
Meeting Time: 4 p.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-48 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Management Board to be held on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Approval of the March 3 Meeting Minutes; Discussion of March Treasurer’s Report; Special Rule Limiting Public Comment to 2 Minutes; Renewal of the Downtown Management Board Special Assessment, per Public Act 120 of 1961, being MCL 125.981 et. Seq; and Consideration of Funding Requests for Business Support Initiatives within the Downtown Management Board district in direct response to COVID-19. The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required please contact Amy Schlusler-Schmitt at aschlus@cityofeastlansing.com or call 517-285-4334. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Management Board, C/O Amy Schlusler-Schmitt at aschlus@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 1-312-626-6799 Meeting ID 743 947 944 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting. 

Downtown Development Authority Special Board Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, April 23
Meeting Time: noon
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Agenda Packet (PDF)*

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-48 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. 

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Approval of the February 20, 2020 Meeting Minutes; Discussion of the February and March 2020 Treasurer’s Reports; Acceptance of Resignation of Eric Sudol; Special Rule Limiting Public Comment to Two (2) Minutes; Discussion of the FY21 DDA Budget and Tax Resolution; Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with River Caddis Development for the Evergreen Properties; Consideration of DDA Business Support Options in direct response to COVID-19; Approval of an Agreement with Triterra for a Phase 1 Environment Assessment for 314, 328, 334, 340 and 344 Evergreen; and 314, 328, 334, 340 and 344 Evergreen Property Leases. 

The meeting is available to the public for viewing live online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Heather Pope at: hpope@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6877. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, c/o Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting or call (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 726 623 167 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/following the meeting.

*The agenda packet has also been posted on the City's Public Meeting Portal.


East Lansing City Council Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, April 30
Meeting Time: 9 a.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call (312) 626-6799 (Enter Meeting ID: 968-5834-3571); Toll-Free Number: 888-788-0099
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda

The City Council will hold a Special meeting on Thursday, April 30, 2020 for the purposes of budget discussion, consent agenda items including setting CDBG public hearings, the budget public hearing and contracts, and consideration of a resolution to lower business license fees and uses of additional CDBG funds. Additional items up for discussion will be posted in the agenda up to 18 hours prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-48 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing City Council to be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The agenda for this meeting may be added to or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck this notice at that time for complete information. The meeting is available to the public for viewing on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Nicole Bartell at nbartel@cityofeastlansing.com. Individuals may email comments to City Council at council@cityofeastlansing.com  prior to the meeting or call: 312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 968-5834-3571 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.
 

Downtown Development Authority Special Board Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, April 30
Meeting Time: 4:30 p.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-48 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Special Rule Limiting Public Comment to Two (2) Minutes; Approval of the April 23, 2020 Meeting Minutes; Consideration of a DDA Business Relief Program in direct response to COVID-19. 

The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required please contact Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6877. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, C/O Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting or call 1-312-626-6799 or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 Meeting ID: 812 5922 2631 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.

East Lansing City Council Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 12 
Meeting Time: 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call (312) 626-6799 (Enter Meeting ID: 945-1055-3400); Toll-Free Number: 888-788-0099.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
View Agenda

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing City Council to be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the items on the agenda.

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Nicole Bartell at nbartel@cityofeastlansing.com. Individuals may email comments to City Council at council@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 312-626-6799 (Meeting ID: 945-1055-3400) or 888-788-0099 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be broadcast live, recorded and a video will be posted at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.

Downtown Development Authority Public Policy and Market Development Committee Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 13
Meeting Time: 1:30 p.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-75 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority Public Policy and Market Development Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. 

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Special Rule Limiting Public Comment to Two (2) Minutes; Consideration of Expanding Outdoor Seating/Dining; Consideration of a recommendation to waive fees for Outdoor Seating/Dining; Consideration of Outdoor Patio Hours and Audible Live Music related to Outdoor Seating/Dining; Review of Noise Violations for Businesses located within the DDA District; Consideration of Business Support Programs; Consideration of changes to the Policy Resolution No. 2017-01, Concessionaire Licenses. 

The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required please contact Heather Pope at: hpope@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6877. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, c/o Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 1-312-626-6799, or Toll Free 1-888 788 0099 (Meeting ID: 869 0468 6372) during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.

Election Commission Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, May 14 
Meeting Time: 10 a.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call (312) 626-6799 (Enter Meeting ID: 898- 7963-1317); Toll-Free Number: 888-788-0099.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
View Agenda (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing Election Commission to be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the items on the agenda.

The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Jennifer Shuster at: jshuster@cityofeastlansing.com or call 517-319-6881. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Election Commission, c/o Jennifer Shuster at jshuster@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 312-626-6799 (Meeting ID: 898 7963 1317) during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.


Downtown Development Authority Special Board Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, May 14
Meeting Time: Noon
Public Meeting Notice (PDF) - Updated 5/11/20
Public Hearing Notice (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-75 and 2020-33 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at noon and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Special Rule Limiting Public Comment to Two (2) Minutes; Approval of the April 30, 2020 Meeting Minutes; Rescind the April 23, 2020 Approval of the FY21 Budget and Tax Rate Resolution; Public Hearing on FY21 Budget and Tax Rate Resolution; DDA FY2021 Budget and Tax Rate Resolution; Consideration of Grant Award Recipients for the Business Relief Program in direct response to COVID-19; Consideration of a Additional Business Support Programs; Consideration of Concessionaire Program Policy Resolution Changes; Consideration of Expanded Outdoor Dining and Patio Hours; Consideration of a Resolution to Create the Evergreen Properties Project Team; Consideration of Evergreen Properties Tenants Request. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at https://www.cityofeastlansing.com/meetings. The budget is also posted for public inspection on the front entrance door of East Lansing City Hall, 410 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823.

The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required please contact Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6877. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority, C/O Heather Pope at hpope@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting or call 1-312-626-6799 or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 Meeting ID: 813 7581 8585 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.

East Lansing City Council Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Tuesday, May 19
Meeting Time: 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: The meeting will be held electronically and will be broadcast live on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/. To speak at public comment (audio only), call (312) 626-6799 (Enter Meeting ID: 960-6874-1781); Toll-Free Number: 888-788-0099.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the special meeting of the East Lansing City Council to be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss/consider the following items: update on State legislative activities related to COVID-19 pandemic; consideration of a resolution to remove from the "Register of Action" records pertaining to any legal action concerning an individual who is acquitted of charges for which they were arrested; consideration of the appropriate ordinances necessary to allow expansion of restaurant outdoor seating with potential alcohol possession and consumption; consideration of the FY2021 Budgets for the Parking Fund, Major and Local Street Funds, Solid Waste Management Fund, and Water and Sewer Funds. The public meeting notice and agenda packet for this meeting may be added to this webpage or amended up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. Please recheck this webpage at that time for complete information. 

The meeting will be available to the public for live viewing on Channel 22 and online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required, please contact Nicole Bartell at nbartel@cityofeastlansing.com. Individuals may email comments to City Council at council@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 312-626-6799 (Meeting ID: 960-6874-1781) or 888-788-0099 during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be broadcast live, recorded and a video will be posted at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting. 

East Lansing-Meridian Water and Sewer Authority Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, May 21
Meeting Time: 7:30 a.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)

Please take notice that the Board of Trustees of the East Lansing - Meridian Water and Sewer Authority ("Authority Board") will hold a public meeting at 7:30 a.m., on Thursday, May 21, 2020 by convening the Authority Board through remote electronic access as provided in this Notice. Proceedings conducted at this meeting are pursuant to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act and Executive Order 2020-75 and Executive Order 2020-77 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. 

1. The Authority Board is meeting electronically to address necessary business operations and allow ongoing work to sustain and protect the lives of the residents of its constituent municipalities.

2. This meeting is being held electronically to comply with Governor's Executive Orders and Directives and federal and state agency recommendations to cease in-person public assemblies, self­quarantine, and help prohibit the spread of COVID-19. The Authority Board recognizes its continuing responsibility for needed decision-making and will conduct this meeting in a manner that effectuates as fully as possible the purposes of the Open Meetings Act.

3. Individuals are encouraged to participate in the meeting electronically, including providing public comment, either through prior e-mail correspondence, online audio-conferencing, and telephone comments.

4. For those seeking to participate electronically through online video or audio-conferencing, participants can access the electronic meeting through the following link: https://zoom.us/s/572589791, Password 2470, or by calling 1 (646) 558-8656, Meeting ID 572 589 791, Password 2470. Participants may use any device that supports the video-conferencing app or when prompted after clicking the link, choose to join the meeting through a default browser, if applicable. For those who choose to access through the video-conference app, you will be prompted to download the app to participate.

5. To participate in public comment during the virtual meeting, upon entering the meeting indicate you wish to take part in public comment in the chat, or verbally if on the phone or audio-conferencing. You'll be called upon by the Chairperson during the Public Comment section or other appropriate sections of the meeting. When directed by the Chairperson, please call (517) 349-1232 to make your comments. Members of the public are allowed three minutes to speak. You can then return to the meeting as before.

6. Questions and comments may be submitted prior to the meeting by email to cdugan@elmwsa.com. Emails to that address relevant to this meeting will be distributed to the Authority Board.

7. Further information and materials related to this meeting can be requested by contacting cdugan@elmwsa.com or (517) 337-7535 Ext. 1.

8. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should contact the Authority Manager at (517) 337-7535 Ext. 1 or through the Michigan Relay Center at 7-1- 1 (TDD) at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting to request visual, hearing, technological, or other assistance.

9. If you are unable to access the meeting due to technical difficulties, please contact Director of IT, Stephen Gebes; (517) 853-4222; gebes@meridian.mi.us. Every effort will be made to help you participate in the meeting.

Housing Commission Special Meeting


Meeting Date: Thursday, May 21
Meeting Time: 6:30 p.m.
Public Meeting Notice (PDF)
Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-75 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a Special Meeting of the East Lansing Housing Commission will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held electronically due to the presence of the coronavirus in the community. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following items: Public Hearing for an initial rental license for 4001 Gallop Road, 3998 Mustang Road and 725 Grove Street; update regarding the proposed Housing Study.  

The meeting is available to the public for viewing online at https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ with closed captioning. If additional accommodations are required please contact Annette Irwin at: airwin@cityofeastlansing.com or call 517-319-6801. Individuals may email comments to the East Lansing Housing Commission, c/o Annette Irwin at airwin@cityofeastlansing.com prior to the meeting, or, call 1-312-626-6799, or Toll Free 1-888-788-0099 (Meeting ID: 824 7084 0475) during the meeting to provide comment over the phone. The meeting will be recorded, and a video will be posted to https://cityofeastlansing.civicweb.net/Portal/ following the meeting.