The City announced late this afternoon that the City and developer of the Center City District have both finally signed the Master Development Agreement. Demolition is now expected to start next week. ELi's Chris Root reports.
The National Association of Realtors has donated almost $33,000 towards Aaron Stephens' bid for City Council. This means two outside groups now account for two-thirds of the money being spent to influence the 2017 East Lansing elections.
With the election one week away, Council candidate Susan Woods and the realtors' PAC have now been warned they are in violation of Michigan’s Campaign Finance Act, while the "no income tax" campaign is misleadingly using ELi's reporting.
The Planning Commission heard from citizens with sharply differing opinions on zoning for medical marijuana growing, processing, testing, transport and sales at last Wednesday's meeting. What will the Commission recommend to City Council? Ann Nichols reports.
ELi looks at the first round of campaign finance disclosures. Two of three Council candidates filed as required, the Realtors' PAC apparently did not, and we can now show you who is funding the Yes and No income tax campaigns.
As the City continues to look at possible zoning for medical marijuana-related businesses within City limits, both residents and non-residents have spoken in opposition to operations near their neighborhoods, and to the medical marijuana business in general. Ann Nichols reports.
ELPD is looking to put into effect a new policy for the acquisition and use of surveillance technology. The policy was developed in collaboration with the Lansing Chapter of the ACLU and was presented to City Council this week.
The East Lansing School Board and City Council had some disagreement Monday night about children biking to school, and bike-to-school advocates see tonight's Community Forum as a chance to make some long-awaited headway on this issue.