With less than two weeks to the filing deadline, only one candidate has completed the paperwork necessary to run for East Lansing City Council in the November 2017 election. Update: as of Friday, July 14 the City Clerk's office says that Aaron Stephens has sufficient number of signatures for his name to appear on the ballot for the November 7, 2017 Election.
Near midnight on Tuesday, City Council formally voted to put a City income tax on the November ballot, along with a property tax reduction that would take effect only if the income tax passes. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
The City Manager predicts “cataclysmic reductions in staff." The Fire Chief talks about closing firehouse #2. The Court's Chief Judge and Police Chief explain why court fines are way down. All this and more from last week's City budget talks.
What would passage of the East Lansing Public School bond on May 2 really mean for property owners in the school district in terms of increased taxes? We've crunched the numbers and we bring you the answer.