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P.E.A.C.E. Team Progress Report

October 6, 2023 - 3:56pm
The collaborative policing team formed by the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) and the Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety (MSU DPPS) has officially reached six months in operation.

CDBG Construction Project Begins Monday, July 24, Includes Traffic Shifts

October 6, 2023 - 3:55pm
Community members are advised that the Community Development Block Grant construction project will begin on Monday, July 24.

ELPL’s Annual Summer Reading Program Theme is “All Together Now”

October 6, 2023 - 3:55pm
Community members of all ages are invited to participate in the summer reading program from the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road. The program begins on Monday, June 5.

“What East Lansing Means to Me” Tile Art Mural Exhibit Goes Up in Downtown

October 6, 2023 - 3:54pm
A collaborative art project showing what the City means to its residents was installed this week in downtown East Lansing. Community members who share their favorite tiles from the mural on social media will be entered into a drawing for a prize!

East Lansing Arts Commission Now Accepting Applications for FY24 Cultural Arts Grant Program

October 6, 2023 - 3:54pm
The East Lansing Arts Commission is currently accepting applications for its Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Cultural Arts Grant program.

DPW Will Begin Going Door to Door to Conduct Water Service Pipe Material Surveys This Week

October 6, 2023 - 3:53pm
Staff from the City of East Lansing’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will be going door to door beginning the week of Aug. 7 to inspect water service pipes entering individual buildings and identify what materials make up those pipes.

ELPD Welcomes Students Back to Town, Offers Reminders About Important Ordinances, Personal Safety

October 6, 2023 - 3:52pm
The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) wants to ensure that all community members, including new and returning students at Michigan State University (MSU) and visitors to campus, are aware of important public safety information this fall.

City of East Lansing Seeks RFQs for 2024 East Lansing Art Festival Poster Design

October 6, 2023 - 3:51pm
The City of East Lansing has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from graphic designers, artists and/or design firms interested in designing the poster and other deliverables for next year’s East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF).

Albert EL Fresco to Close for Season August 28, Street to Reopen to Traffic

October 6, 2023 - 3:50pm
Community members are advised that Albert EL Fresco will close for the season on Monday, Aug. 28 and the street will then reopen to traffic.

City Announces Updates for Utility Improvements Construction Project in Bailey Neighborhood

October 6, 2023 - 3:50pm
The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce that a portion of the Utility Improvements Construction Project has either been completed or is nearing completion.

City of East Lansing Earns Top Award from Government Finance Officers Association

October 6, 2023 - 3:50pm
The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce that its Finance Department has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

East Lansing Public Library Welcomes Angelo Moreno as Interim Library Director

October 6, 2023 - 3:50pm
The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) welcomed Angelo Moreno to the position of interim director this week; his first day in the new role was Aug. 9.

City Clerk’s Office Provides Information to East Lansing Voters Ahead of November Election

October 6, 2023 - 3:49pm
The East Lansing City Clerk’s office has recently mailed applications for absentee ballots to East Lansing voters for the Nov. 7 election. Absentee ballots will be available beginning Sept. 28.

ELMWSA Wins Best of Region in Water Taste-off Competition

October 6, 2023 - 3:49pm
The City of East Lansing congratulates the East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority (ELMWSA) for winning the 2023 American Water Works Association Mount Pleasant Regional Water Taste-off Competition.

Consumers Energy Construction Project Scheduled to Begin Sept. 5 in East Lansing

October 6, 2023 - 3:48pm
Community members are advised of a Consumers Energy construction project that will begin Tuesday, Sept. 5 in the City of East Lansing’s Bailey neighborhood and at the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Hagadorn Road.

Community Invited to Non-Motorized Transportation Plan Open House on Sept. 28

October 6, 2023 - 3:47pm
The City of East Lansing is currently in the process of updating its Non-Motorized Transportation Plan, and community members are invited to an open house to learn more about the project and submit feedback.

ELPD and Local Faith Leaders to Host Community Coat Drive During National Faith & Blue Weekend

October 6, 2023 - 3:46pm
The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has partnered with local faith leaders to host a community coat drive for those in need during National Faith & Blue Weekend this year.

Community Invited to Meet New City Manager Robert Belleman on Thursday, Oct. 5 at ELPL

October 6, 2023 - 3:45pm
The City of East Lansing will host a meet and greet to introduce community members to its new City Manager, Robert Belleman, on Thursday, Oct. 5. The event will be held in the café of the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road.

City Clerk to Host “Precincts, Pollbooks & Proposals" in October

October 6, 2023 - 3:45pm
The East Lansing City Clerk has planned an informational voter engagement event and the community is invited to attend.

ELPD Hosting Coat Donation & Distribution in Conjunction with National Faith & Blue Weekend

October 6, 2023 - 3:44pm
The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is excited to partner with local faith leaders for its second annual National Faith & Blue event this year. Together, ELPD and local faith leaders are hosting a coat donation and distribution drive.