City Council

Landlords' Latest Appeal to State Lawmakers Adds to Local Tensions

Thursday, September 22, 2016

East Lansing landlords have again appealed to the State for favorable legislation, raising tensions with homeowners in older, rental-heavy neighborhoods like Bailey, Chesterfield Hills, Southeast Marble, Red Cedar, and Oakwood. What's coming next in this scene?

Marathon Station to Be Rebuilt, with Art

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Marathon station at the southeast corner of Abbot Road and Saginaw Street will be completely rebuilt with a new design that incorporates art made by ELPS students, a bike repair station and more trees.

CATA Leader to Retire Amidst Growing BRT Controversy

Sunday, September 11, 2016

In a surprise move, a CATA leader has announced her retirement, while controversy over the BRT seems to be growing. East Lansing's City Council is set to talk about the plan at its September 20 meeting.

Bike Advocates Hoping for More Progress in East Lansing

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

With the City launching a crowdfunding campaign to buy more bicycle racks for downtown, ELi asked bicycling advocate Tim Potter what else could make things better for East Lansing bicyclists.

Companies Told They Must Pay for Sidewalks on Coleman Road

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Residents on the northern edge of the City asked Council to require developers to install sidewalks along undeveloped properties on Coleman Road. This lead to a lively Council debate about balancing competing interests.

Campaign Finance Information for City Council Seated 2015-2017

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The following is a compilation of campaign contributor information for the currently-seated East Lansing City Council (2015-2017). On this Council, Ruth Beier and Susan Woods were elected in November 2013, and Erik Altmann, Shanna Draheim, and Mark Meadows were elected in November 2015.

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