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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-...

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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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