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ELPD Use of Force Videos Released

May 13, 2020 - 3:12pm
Body-worn and in-car camera footage from an arrest made by the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) on December 28, 2019 is now being released to the public.

City of East Lansing Temporarily Closes Playground Equipment, Some Park Amenities

May 12, 2020 - 4:32pm
To help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), City of East Lansing officials are temporarily closing the City’s playground equipment and some park amenities until further notice.

City of East Lansing Temporarily Closes Playground Equipment, Some Park Amenities

May 12, 2020 - 2:56pm
To help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), City of East Lansing officials are temporarily closing the City’s playground equipment and some park amenities until further notice.

East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts Provides COVID-19 Updates

May 11, 2020 - 6:24pm
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts is announcing several upcoming virtual and continued offerings for community members as well as extended closures and suspensions of certain programming.

City of East Lansing Office Closures, Local State of Emergency Extended through Friday, May 29

May 11, 2020 - 1:57pm
In light of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order, City of East Lansing offices will remain temporarily closed to the public through at least Friday, May 29, with a tentative re-opening date of Monday, June 1.

East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts Provides COVID-19 Updates

May 11, 2020 - 1:30pm
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts is announcing several upcoming virtual and continued offerings for community members as well as extended closures and suspensions of certain programming.

Special Meetings Scheduled to be Held Electronically this Week

May 11, 2020 - 12:12pm
While the City of East Lansing’s regularly scheduled, in-person public meetings have been canceled through the end of May, a limited number of special meetings will be scheduled to take place electronically as needed due to continued COVID-19 crisis.

Virtual East Lansing Art Festival to Take Place on Saturday, May 16

May 11, 2020 - 11:32am
Despite the cancellation of the in-person 57th annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) due to the COVID-19 crisis, ELAF staff have planned a Virtual ELAF, which will take place on Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. via the ELAF’s Facebook page.

City of East Lansing Office Closures, Local State of Emergency Extended through Friday, May 29

May 8, 2020 - 4:59pm
In light of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order, City of East Lansing offices will remain temporarily closed to the public through at least Friday, May 29, with a tentative re-opening date of Monday, June 1.

Virtual East Lansing Art Festival to Take Place on Saturday, May 16

May 8, 2020 - 4:08pm
Despite the cancellation of the in-person 57th annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) due to the COVID-19 crisis, ELAF staff have planned a Virtual ELAF, which will take place on Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. via the ELAF’s Facebook page.

Grant Application for East Lansing DDA Business Relief Program Closes Tonight

May 7, 2020 - 9:27am
The grant application for the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) Business Relief Program (BRP) will close tonight at 11:59 p.m.

DDA to Hold Special Meeting and Public Hearing Electronically on Thursday, May 14

May 6, 2020 - 12:04pm
Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-48 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority will hold an electronic meeting on Thursday, May 14 at noon due to the presence of the COVID-19 in the community.

City of East Lansing Waives Business License and Entertainment License Fees During COVID-19 Crisis

May 5, 2020 - 6:26pm
The East Lansing City Council approved a resolution during its virtual meeting on Thursday, April 30 to amend the City of East Lansing budget to waive business license and entertainment license fees in Fiscal Year 2020.

East Lansing City Council to Hold Special Meeting Electronically on Tuesday, May 12

May 5, 2020 - 3:54pm
Pursuant to Executive Orders 2020-33 and 2020-48 from the Governor of the State of Michigan, a special meeting of the East Lansing City Council will be held electronically on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.

City of East Lansing Waives Business License and Entertainment License Fees During COVID-19 Crisis

May 5, 2020 - 2:08pm
The East Lansing City Council approved a resolution during its virtual meeting on Thursday, April 30 to amend the City of East Lansing budget to waive business license and entertainment license fees in Fiscal Year 2020.

Opening Day of the East Lansing Farmers Market is Sunday, June 7

May 5, 2020 - 1:29pm
Community members are encouraged to mark their calendars for opening day of the East Lansing Farmers Market’s 2020 season, which will be taking place as originally scheduled on Sunday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.

Grant Application for East Lansing DDA Business Relief Program Now Open

May 5, 2020 - 9:19am
The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority Business Relief Program grant application for business relief grant funds is now open and can be accessed from the City of East Lansing’s website.

Michigan State Police Completes Review of ELPD Use of Force

May 4, 2020 - 12:04pm
The Michigan State Police (MSP) has completed its review of the use of force employed by officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) during two separate arrests on December 28, 2019 and February 9, 2020.

East Lansing Downtown Development Authority Allocates $250,000 for Business Relief Program

May 1, 2020 - 3:27pm
The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority has allocated $250,000 in discretionary funds to launch a Business Relief Program for DDA businesses that are suffering financial hardship as a result of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

East Lansing’s Local State of Emergency, City Office Closures Extended through Friday, May 15

May 1, 2020 - 2:26pm
In light of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, City of East Lansing offices will remain temporarily closed to the public through at least Friday, May 15.

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