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City of East Lansing’s Corrective Action Plan for Pension Obligations Approved by State

December 13, 2018 - 2:35pm
The City of East Lansing’s Corrective Action Plan (CAP), submitted in pursuant to the new Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act (Public Act 202), was recently approved by the Michigan Department of Treasury.

City Implements Lead Service Line Replacement Plan in Response to Recent MDEQ Rule Change

December 10, 2018 - 10:37am
This past June, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) finalized a change to its Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), expanding the obligations and responsibilities of local municipalities as it relates to water service lines with lead components.

City Implements Lead Service Line Replacement Plan in Response to Recent MDEQ Rule Change

December 7, 2018 - 1:31pm
This past June, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) finalized a change to its Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), expanding the obligations and responsibilities of local municipalities as it relates to water service lines with lead components.

All of us Express Children’s Theatre to Host “The Wizard of Oz” Auditions for Adults and Youth

December 7, 2018 - 8:42am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting open auditions for the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

Portion of Harrison Road Closed for Repair of Broken Water Main

December 5, 2018 - 2:24pm
Motorists are advised that Harrison Road is currently closed to all traffic between Saginaw Highway and Northlawn Avenue to accommodate the repair of a water main break in the area.

East Lansing Department of Public Works Offers Holiday Collections

December 5, 2018 - 1:31pm
The East Lansing Department of Public Works will, once again, be offering extra recycling days, no-fee holiday refuse collection and Christmas tree recycling to residents this holiday season.

East Lansing Finance Department Provides Explanation of Winter Tax Bills

December 4, 2018 - 3:56pm
The East Lansing Finance Department has received some inquiries from community members regarding increases in their winter tax bills, given that voters approved a property tax decrease alongside the new East Lansing income tax.

City of East Lansing Welcomes New Income Tax Administrator

December 3, 2018 - 12:32pm
The City of East Lansing has hired a new, full-time income tax administrator to help ensure that the new, voter-approved East Lansing income tax is administered accurately and to serve as a point of contact for employers, residents and employees.

Downtown East Lansing’s Green Friday to Take Place Nov. 30-Dec. 1

November 21, 2018 - 10:21am
Green Friday (& Saturday too!) – downtown East Lansing’s special version of the popular day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday shopping sales – will take place November 30-December 1, 2018.

Downtown East Lansing Toys for Tots Campaign Currently Underway

November 20, 2018 - 4:49pm
Community members are invited to give back this holiday season by participating in downtown East Lansing’s Toys for Tots campaign.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

November 20, 2018 - 4:15pm
City of East Lansing offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Winter Glow to Bring Seasonal Fun to Downtown East Lansing

November 20, 2018 - 9:39am
The popular, annual Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival – will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 2-5 p.m. in downtown East Lansing. The majority of activities are free.

City to Host Informational Meetings on the New East Lansing Income Tax

November 19, 2018 - 5:03pm
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and December and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

All of us Express Children’s Theatre to Host “The Wizard of Oz” Auditions for Adults and Youth

November 19, 2018 - 11:17am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting open auditions for the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC)...

City to Host Income Tax Meetings for East Lansing Employers, Residents and Employees

November 19, 2018 - 11:02am
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

All of us Express Children’s Theatre to Host “The Wizard of Oz” Auditions for Adults and Youth

November 15, 2018 - 8:14am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting open auditions for the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC)...

Community Invited to Explore the Personal Stories of Immigrants and Refugees at Upcoming Event

November 14, 2018 - 4:31pm
As part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing commitment to honoring diversity, the East Lansing Human Relations Commission will be hosting a special upcoming event entitled Opening Minds: Learning From and About Immigrants and Refugees.

Northern Tail Dog Park to be Closed for the 2018-2019 Winter Season

November 14, 2018 - 9:49am
Community members are advised that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park, located at 6400 Abbot Road, will be closed over the 2018-2019 winter season.

City Offices to be Closed Monday, Nov. 12 in Observance of Veterans Day

November 8, 2018 - 12:06pm
City of East Lansing offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. This excludes the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, which will be open during regular business hours.

City to Host Income Tax Meetings for East Lansing Employers, Residents and Employees

November 2, 2018 - 3:34pm
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

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