City Council

Demolition for Center City District Now Expected Next Week

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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.

Outside Groups Pour Money into Stephens and “No” Campaigns

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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.

Zoning for Marijuana-Related Businesses Remains Controversial

Monday, October 30, 2017

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.

East Lansing Campaigns Disclose Financial Backers, or Don’t

Monday, October 30, 2017

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.

City’s Proposed Zoning for Marijuana Businesses Concern Some

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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.

Council Candidate Profile: Susan Woods

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

In our continuing election coverage, ELi's Ann Nichols and Jeanette McWaters bring you a profile of Susan Woods, who is running for re-election to East Lansing City Council.

Council Candidate Profile: Aaron Stephens

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

In our continuing election coverage, ELi's Ann Nichols and Jeanette McWaters bring you a profile of Aaron Stephens, who is running for East Lansing City Council.

Council Candidate Profile: Ruth Beier

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

In our continuing election coverage, ELi's Ann Nichols and Jeanette McWaters bring you a profile of Ruth Beier, who is running for re-election to East Lansing City Council.

Bike-to-School Advocates See Tonight’s Forum as Key Opportunity

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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.

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