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Posted on: May 26, 2021

City of East Lansing Offices to be Closed Monday, May 31 in Observance of Memorial Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that City of East Lansing offices will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.

Offices and facilities that will be closed* include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54B District Court, the East Lansing Department of Public Works, the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) and East Lansing Prime Time. In addition to being closed Monday, ELPL will be closed Sunday, May 30 and ELHCC will be closed May 28-30.

There will be no yard waste or bulk item collection on Monday, May 31. The next yard waste and bulk item collection day will be the following Monday, which is Monday, June 7.

*Please note that some of the City buildings/offices listed above continue to be closed for in-person transactions on non-holiday workdays at this time due to COVID-19. Re-opening dates for these buildings/offices will be announced soon. Please note that during the holiday closure listed above, non-essential staff will be unavailable via remote options.

Wreath-Laying Ceremony Honoring Veterans on Thursday, May 27
 
In honor of Memorial Day, community members and members of the media are invited to attend an outdoor wreath-laying ceremony at East Lansing’s Medal of Honor Memorial and Veterans Monument on Thursday, May 27 at 3:30 p.m.

The City of East Lansing and the Lansing-based 1st Battalion, 24th Marines will be laying wreaths to honor all of the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces, including U.S. Marine Corps Reserve 2nd Lt. Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr.

2nd Lt. Skinner was an East Lansing war hero who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for bravery exhibited during the Korean War.

East Lansing’s Medal of Honor Memorial and Veterans Monument are located on the main entry grounds of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. Additional information about both the monument and memorial can be found here: https://www.cityofeastlansing.com/846/Medal-of-Honor-Memorial-Veterans-Monumen.   

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