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Summer Solstice Jazz Festival to Host Virtual, Livestream Event June 19 and June 20

June 15, 2020 - 5:00pm
Despite the cancellation of the in-person 2020 Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (SSJF) due to the COVID-19 crisis, the City of East Lansing and SSJF Advisory Board have planned a virtual, livestream event, which will take place June 19-20.

ELFD Lifts Suspension on Recreational Fires in East Lansing

June 15, 2020 - 3:59pm
Residents are advised that the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) has lifted the temporary suspension on recreational fires in the East Lansing community.

Special Meetings Scheduled to be Held Electronically This Week

June 15, 2020 - 1:45pm
The City of East Lansing’s regularly scheduled, in-person public meetings will either be canceled or converted to special, electronic meetings through the end of June due to the COVID-19 crisis.

East Lansing City Hall, East Lansing 54B District Court to Re-Open to the Public on Monday, June 15

June 15, 2020 - 9:15am
Community members are advised that East Lansing City Hall, 410 Abbot Road, and the East Lansing 54B District Court, 101 Linden St., are slated to re-open to the public on Monday, June 15.

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival to Host Virtual, Livestream Event Next Weekend

June 12, 2020 - 3:27pm
Despite the cancellation of the in-person 2020 Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (SSJF) due to the COVID-19 crisis, the City of East Lansing and SSJF Advisory Board have planned a virtual, livestream event, which will take place June 19-20.

East Lansing to Perform Fire Hydrant Flow Tests on June 15

June 12, 2020 - 2:42pm
The City of East Lansing will be conducting fire hydrant flow tests on Monday, June 15.

Motorists Advised of Albert Avenue Closure in Downtown East Lansing for Open-Air Dining Area

June 12, 2020 - 11:50am
With the opening of downtown East Lansing’s first Open-Air Dining Area yesterday, motorists are advised that Albert Avenue will be closed to traffic from east of the Albert Avenue Garage entrance to M.A.C. Avenue until approximately Aug. 15.

East Lansing City Council Approves New Measures to Support Economic Recovery Efforts for Restaurants

June 11, 2020 - 3:48pm
At last night’s East Lansing City Council meeting, two agenda items were approved to further support economic recovery efforts for restaurants during the temporary occupancy limitations currently in place as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts Provides Updates on Re-opening of Park Amenities

June 10, 2020 - 10:28am
As the City of East Lansing continues to progress toward further phases of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, City officials have decided to re-open certain outdoor parks and recreation amenities sooner than previously announced.

City Manager Issues Statement Regarding the National Conversation on Racial Inequality

June 9, 2020 - 5:11pm
East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas has issued the following statement regarding the national conversation on racial inequality.

Special Meetings Scheduled to be Held Electronically This Week

June 9, 2020 - 12:53pm
While the City of East Lansing’s regularly scheduled, in-person public meetings have been canceled through the end of June, a limited number of special meetings will be scheduled to take place electronically as needed due to the continued COVID-19 crisis.

Coolidge Road Work to Extend Through Tuesday, June 9

June 8, 2020 - 5:47pm
Community members are advised that the Coolidge Road work, between Abbey Road and Coleman Road, that was originally scheduled to be completed on Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m. will now extend into Tuesday, June 9.

East Lansing City Hall, East Lansing 54B District Court to Re-Open to the Public on Monday, June 15

June 8, 2020 - 2:38pm
Community members are advised that East Lansing City Hall, 410 Abbot Road, and the East Lansing 54B District Court, 101 Linden St., are slated to re-open to the public on Monday, June 15.

ELPD Use of Force Videos Released

June 6, 2020 - 11:36am
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’s Local State of Emergency Extended through Friday, June 12

June 5, 2020 - 5:54pm
In light of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s most recent extension of the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order to slow the spread of COVID-19, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has extended the City of East Lansing’s local state of emergency through Friday, June 12.

City Manager Requests Use of Force Review by Ingham County Prosecutor

June 5, 2020 - 5:29pm
East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas has issued the following statement regarding a complaint of excessive force stemming from an arrest made by the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) on December 28, 2019:

Portion of Abbot Road to be Closed to Traffic for Underground Infrastructure Work

June 5, 2020 - 4:05pm
Beginning on Tuesday, June 9, underground infrastructure work will require the closure of both lanes of northbound and southbound Abbot Road, between Grand River Avenue and the alley behind the 100/200 block of E. Grand River Ave.

Coolidge Road to Be Closed June 4 and June 8

June 4, 2020 - 3:15pm
Community members are advised that Coolidge Road, between Abbey Road and Coleman Road, will be closed today, June 4 until 8 p.m. and Monday, June 8 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

City of East Lansing Participating in Unemployment Insurance Agency Work Share Program

June 3, 2020 - 5:00pm
The City of East Lansing announced today that it will be enrolling employees in the State of Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency Work Share Program to help address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

Lake Lansing Road Closure Update

June 2, 2020 - 3:58pm
As part of the ongoing Lake Lansing Road project, lane restrictions will be in place at the Lake Lansing-Harrison intersection and Lake Lansing Road will be closed east of Harrison Road to Abbot Road beginning the morning of Wednesday, June 3.

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