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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to attend thefinal two Citizen Engagement Meetings hosted by the East LansingFinancial Health Review Team prior to their final recommendations to theEast Lansing City Council.
The meetings will take place on the following dates at 6:30 p.m. at theEast Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road:
- Monday, Nov. 14Members of the Financial Health Review Team will provide updates fromthe team's Development Incentives, Real Property and CitizensCommunications and Services work groups. The team's recentlycommissioned Income Tax Study and MSU Cost Study will also bediscussed.
- Monday, Nov. 28Members of the Financial Health Review Team will provide updates fromthe team's Infrastructure Renewal, Legacy Cost Funding and RevenueOptions work groups. The team's recently commissioned Income Tax Studyand MSU Cost Study will also be discussed.
All community members are encouraged and welcome to attend to learnmore about the work of the Financial Health Review Team. There will alsobe opportunities at both meetings for citizens to ask questions andshare feedback.
“We want the citizens of East Lansing to be informed about the workwe have been doing and we want to hear their feedback prior to bringingour final recommendations to the East Lansing City Council inDecember,” said Financial Health Review Team Chairperson MikeMoquin.
Copies of the Financial Health Review Team’s commissioned Income TaxStudy and MSU Cost Study will be distributed at the Citizen EngagementMeetings and are also available to view online atwww.cityofeastlansing.com/FinancialHealth. These studies will be usedby the team in its deliberations regarding possible new revenueoptions.
The Financial Health Review Team was appointed by the East Lansing CityCouncil in February of this year to look at the overall financialstability of the City of East Lansing and consider new revenue options.In addition to full team meetings, six work groups continue to meetregularly. All meetings are open to the public and a calendar isavailable at www.cityofeastlansing.com/FinancialHealth. The FinancialHealth Review Team’s work is expected to conclude by the end of theyear, with final recommendations made to the East Lansing City Councilin December.
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.