Statements, Resolutions and Ordinances

This webpage contains statements, resolutions and ordinances related to diversity, equity and inclusion in the City of East Lansing. 


Resolutions and Ordinances

The following resolutions and ordinances were drafted by the City's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion staff and brought to the East Lansing City Council for approval. Additional resolutions will be posted as they are approved

Date ApprovedResolution/Ordinance  Description
November 4, 2020A resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis in East Lansing (PDF).
June 22, 2021A resolution recognizing Juneteenth in the City of East Lansing (PDF).
July 13, 2021Policy Resolution 2021-12: a resolution to amend the budget of the City of East Lansing to authorize free parking on Juneteenth (PDF).
October 5, 2021A resolution acknowledging Indigenous Peoples' Day (PDF).
October 5, 2021A resolution acknowledging Hispanic Heritage Month (PDF).
October 19, 2021Ordinance No. 1508, an ordinance to amend section 22-32 of the City Code to prohibit hair-based discrimination (PDF).