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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Snow & Ice Removal Requirements in East Lansing

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East Lansing property owners are encouraged to keep the City's sidewalk snow and ice removal requirements in mind during the cold months.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

2021 Annual Report & 2022 Community Calendar Now Available

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Printed copies of the City of East Lansing's 2021 Annual Report & 2022 Community Calendar are now available for residents to pick up at City buildings, or they can be mailed to residents upon request.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Community Advised of Public Meeting Location Changes

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — With the City of East Lansing transitioning back to in-person public meetings this August, community members are advised that some public meeting locations have changed to allow for enhanced physical distancing.These public meeting l...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Basement Flooding & Sewer Backup Information

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Find resources and information related to basement flooding and sewer backups.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Resources & Updates from the City of East Lansing

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Find links to COVID-19 resources and updates from the City of East Lansing.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

East Lansing Road Construction Updates

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Keep up-to-date on current and upcoming road construction projects in the City of East Lansing.

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Residents

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There are several financial assistance programs available to income eligible residents during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

City of East Lansing Seeks Nominations for 2022 Crystal Awards

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Crystal Awards – an annual event hosted by the East Lansing City Council that serves to honor individuals, businesses, professionals, nonprofi...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Update on ELPD Investigation

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At approximately 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a Check Subject/Subject in the Roadway call on West Road near Abbey Road.  A driver of a motor ve...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

East Lansing Hannah Community Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to stop by the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, next Tuesday, Jan. 25 to help in celebrating ELHCC’s 20th Anniversary.There will be grab-and-go individual...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Public Meetings for City of East Lansing’s Boards & Commissions Canceled through Feb. 11

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Due to the continued, significant spread of COVID-19 in Ingham County, the decision has been made to extend the cancellation of public meetings for the City of East Lansing’s boards and commissions through Friday, Feb. 11. Previously, these public meeting...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

East Lansing Residents, Businesses Invited to Share Feedback on Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is seeking feedback from residents and businesses on a proposed ordinance change and related policy resolution that would expand the locations and number of licensed food trucks (mobile food vending...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

ELPD Investigating Early Morning Incident

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At approximately 5:15 a.m. today, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a Check Subject/Subject in the Roadway call on West Road near Abbey Road. Upon initial investigation, officers ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

East Lansing City Council Approves Ordinance to Regulate Moped Use and Parking within City Limits

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At the East Lansing City Council meeting this past Tuesday, Jan. 11, City Council approved the adoption of Ordinance No. 1511 – an ordinance to regulate moped use and parking within the City.The ordinance...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

City of East Lansing Launches Property Owner Assistance Program for Basement Backup Protection

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has officially launched its Property Owner Assistance Program for Basement Backup Protection, which is designed to financially assist East Lansing property owners in reducing the potential for sewer...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

City Offices to be Closed Monday, Jan. 17 in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — City of East Lansing offices and facilities, with the exception of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Offices and facilities that will be closed inclu...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mid-Michigan’s MLK Commission Welcomes Four of the Little Rock Nine for MLK Day of Celebration

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LANSING, Mich. – The signature annual event of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid-Michigan is recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Little Rock Crisis that mobilized a nation to ensure access to a quality education.

The 2022 MLK Day of Cele...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Majority of Public Meetings for East Lansing’s Boards & Commissions Canceled for Month of January

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Beginning January 5, 2022, the majority of public meetings for the City of East Lansing’s boards and commissions will be canceled through the end of the month due to the significant spread of COVID-19 in the community.East Lansing Ci...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

East Lansing Public Library Limiting Capacity Due to COVID-19, Additional COVID-19 Updates

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) will be resuming capacity limits in the library building due to the significant spread of COVID-19 in the community.Capacity will be temporarily limi...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

East Lansing Fire Department Encourages Safe New Year’s Celebrations

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — With New Year’s celebrations expected this weekend in East Lansing, the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) encourages residents, family members and guests to celebrate safely and responsibly.

 Here are a few safety tips to k...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

City of East Lansing Now Accepting Applications for FY 2022-2023 CDBG Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is now accepting applications for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.The submission deadline for grant applications is January 21, 2022, and the FY 2022-2023 progr...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Community Advised of Intermittent Park Closures this Winter for Second Round of Deer Removal

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing community members are advised that there will be intermittent park closures in the City of East Lansing this winter for the purposes of conducting a second round of deer removal.Beginning January 3, 2022 through March 31...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

East Lansing City Hall Closing Early due to Lack of Heat

UPDATE: Please note that the East Lansing 54B District Court is also closed to the public due to the lack of heat in East Lansing City Hall. Court hearings will be held remotely during the closure. Learn more about the remote Court hearings at ww...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

City of East Lansing Holiday Closures & Collection Changes

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — A number of City of East Lansing offices will be closed in observance of the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. City Hall, DPW and 54B District Court East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing Department of P...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

ELFD Live Burn Training to Take Place this Sunday, Dec. 5

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Members of the community and media are advised that the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) will be conducting a live burn training this Sunday, Dec. 5 at 6350 Abbot Road in East Lansing.ELFD has obtained permission from th...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

East Lansing Department of Public Works Offers Special Holiday Collections

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) will, once again, be offering extra recycling days, no-fee holiday refuse collection and Christmas tree recycling to residents this holiday season. Extra Recycling DaysEast L...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City of East Lansing Seeks Citizen Input on Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has been allocated close to $12.2 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and is currently seeking input from East Lansing citizens on how that funding should be used.ARPA is a $1.9 trillion economic...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Ron Bacon, Jessy Gregg Elected Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem of the City of East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — At the Tuesday, Nov. 9 East Lansing City Council meeting, the administration of the oath of office for the newly elected East Lansing City Councilmembers took place and East Lansing’s new mayor and mayor pro tem were elected and swor...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Northern Tail Dog Park to be Closed for the 2021-2022 Winter Season

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are reminded that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park, located at 6400 Abbot Road, will be closed over the 2021-2022 winter season. The park is scheduled to close on November 29, 2021 and is scheduled ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Masks Required in City of East Lansing Buildings and at Public Meetings

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — In light of the latest mask recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the City of East Lansing will be resuming indoor mask requirements th...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

DDA Partners with MSU Broad Art Museum to Bring Museum Experience Outdoors in Downtown East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — As a part of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” (Place Project), the DDA and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad Art Museum) have p...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

East Lansing DDA Launches Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has allocated $43,000 to launch an Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program in support of downtown East Lansing businesses.The purpose of the program is to provide ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Live Parking Availability in Downtown East Lansing

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Find a real-time count of available parking spaces in downtown East Lansing's gated garages and lots.

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Downtown East Lansing eGift Card Program

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Community members can give the gift of shopping and dining local with the purchase of Downtown East Lansing eGift Cards.

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

NEW! Downtown East Lansing Web App Launches

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The City of East Lansing has launched Explore Downtown East Lansing, a new web app that allows community members to find the location, business name, address, block number and website for each business in downtown East Lansing using an interactive map. Th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Parking Validation in Downtown East Lansing

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Did you know that more than 55 businesses in downtown East Lansing validate parking? Community members are encouraged to take advantage of parking validation opportunities while shopping and dining local! View a list of the current businesses in downtown ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Parking Options in Downtown East Lansing

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Convenient, ample and affordable parking is located throughout downtown East Lansing. Garages and surface lots are just steps from the shops, eateries and other businesses that make downtown East Lansing a unique destination. Parking is also located just ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Resources for Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

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To help downtown East Lansing businesses during this difficult time, a webpage with a list of known resources has been created. The webpage will continue to be updated as City staff becomes aware of additional resources.View the Resources for Businesses D...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City of East Lansing Launches Small Business Relief Program

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has launched a Small Business Relief Program that focuses on job retention throughout the East Lansing community.East Lansing businesses with income-eligible employees can apply to receive up to $10,000 in gr...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

2022 Winter/Spring Connect Magazine

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Community members can browse the Connect Magazine to learn about programs, classes and activities being offered by the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts this winter and spring.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Enjoy East Lansing's Parks, Trails and Facilities

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There are a number of community and neighborhood parks, trails and recreational facilities in the City of East Lansing. The City is committed to the maintenance and preservation of its green spaces and the City’s many beautiful parks are a testament to th...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program

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The East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program involves the community in the restoration of the City of East Lansing’s park biotic communities by removing problematic invasive plant species and replacing them with native species. The program also serv...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

All-of-us Express Children's Theatre

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All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) offers youth the opportunity to take part in every aspect of theatre production from acting, technical production and costume design to set construction. AECT brings four major productions to the Greater Lansing...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Sports Offerings (Youth and Adult)

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The Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts offers sports leagues and programs for adults and youth. In addition, there are opportunities to get involved in a number of sports clubs and programs, including the East Lansing Soccer Club, Track Club, Bask...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission Develops Online Parks and Trails Viewer

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Community members looking to get outside and exercise can find several parks and trails in the area by viewing the Tri-County Planning Commission’s online parks and trail viewer. When using the parks and trails, community members should practice...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

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