News Flash

Posted on: June 28, 2022

City of East Lansing Fourth of July Office Closures and Fireworks Ordinance Reminders

flag

EAST LANSING, Mich. — With the Fourth of July holiday just around the corner, community members are encouraged to take note of upcoming City of East Lansing office and building closures and are reminded of the City’s fireworks ordinanc...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Meridian Township Boil Water Advisory in Effect, Three Properties in East Lansing Impacted

Press Release

UPDATE (6/25/22): The boil water advisory has been lifted. Learn more.

UPDATE (6/24/22): The boil water advisory for several properties in Meridian Township and three properties in East Lansing has been extended to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Learn mor...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Spartan Housing Cooperative to Host Pride Event in Albert EL Fresco

Pride Monthweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce that the Spartan Housing Cooperative will be hosting an East Lansing Pride event this Saturday, June 25 from 4-7 p.m. in downtown East Lansing’s Albert EL Fresco. 

The event is ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Greater Lansing Area Moms to Host GLAM JAM Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco

glamjam

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Greater Lansing Area Moms will be hosting the GLAM JAM Summer Kickoff at Albert EL Fresco this Thursday, June 23 from 4-7 p.m. in the Albert EL Fresco, located along Albert Avenue between Abbot Road and M.A.C. Avenue in ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Motorists Advised of Upcoming Albert-Milford Intersection Closure

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Motorists are advised that the Albert-Milford intersection will be closed beginning Thursday, June 23 to accommodate roadway construction as a part of the Albert Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project.

The intersectio...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

ELPD Sector 4 Officer Meet & Greet to be Held at Henry Fine Park on Wednesday, June 29

ELPD Sector 4 Meet and Greet Graphic

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will be hosting a Sector 4 Officer Meet & Greet for community members on Wednesday, June 29 from 3-5 p.m. at Henry Fine Park, located on Winchester Drive at Crown Boulevard.All community ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2022

East Lansing City Council Honors 2022 Crystal Awards Recipients

crystalawards

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Three recipients were honored by the East Lansing City Council yesterday at the 2022 Crystal Awards community reception, which was hosted at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

The Crystal Awards program is hosted annually by th...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Absentee Ballots Available Beginning Tuesday, June 21 for August 2, 2022 State Primary Election

election info2

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing voters are advised that absentee ballots for the August 2, 2022 State Primary Election will be available beginning Tuesday, June 21 in the East Lansing City Clerk’s Office, 410 Abbot Road, for issuing...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2022

DMB Welcomes Playa Bowls™ to Downtown East Lansing

pbweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to welcome Playa Bowls™ to downtown East Lansing. 

This new downtown East Lansing business, located at 225 E. Grand River Ave., uses fresh, high-...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

East Lansing Hannah Community Center to Host Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 18

Family Fun Day Graphic

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to a Family Fun Day at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, on Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.The Family Fun Day will cap off the ELHCC’s 20th Anniversary celebration a...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

ELPL Available as Cooling Center for Community Members this Week

elpl

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will be operating as a cooling center this week in response to the forecasted heat over the coming days.Community members in need of a place t...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration Planned for ELFM on June 19, City Offices to be Closed June 20

juneteenth web

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At its June 7, 2022 meeting, the East Lansing City Council approved a resolution acknowledging the history of Juneteenth and declaring Juneteenth a holiday in the City of East Lansing. The resolution can be viewed here.&...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Motorists Advised of Upcoming Albert Avenue Closure

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Motorists are advised that Albert Avenue, from M.A.C. Avenue to the pedestrian skywalk in downtown East Lansing, will be closed on Monday, June 13 from approximately 7-10 a.m.The closure is to accommodate a construction cra...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

ELPD Warns Community Members of Phone Scam

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has heard from several community members today who have received scam calls from someone claiming to be with ELPD.Community members have reported that the scam caller or callers are...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2022

ELPD Sector 2 Officer Meet & Greet to be Held at Patriarche Park on Sunday, June 12

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will be hosting a Sector 2 Officer Meet & Greet for community members on Sunday, June 12 from 3-5 p.m. at Patriarche Park, 960 Alton Road.All community members are invited to stop by to m...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2022

2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art Contest Winners Announced, Exhibition to Open June 21 at ELHCC

mlk art event web

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid Michigan (MLK Commission), in partnership with Delta Dental of Michigan and the MSU Broad Art Lab, has officially announced the winners of the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art Conte...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

2022 Crystal Awards Reception to Take Place on Thursday, June 16

crystalawards

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing City Council will host the 2022 Crystal Awards community reception on Thursday, June 16 at 5 p.m. in the East Lansing Hannah Community Center’s Banquet Hall, 819 Abbot Road.This year, three recipients will be honored for...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival to Take Place June 17-18 in Downtown East Lansing

ssjfweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival (SSJF) will be returning to downtown East Lansing June 17-18 with an amazing lineup of jazz musicians scheduled to perform on two outdoor stages.The festival is free and festival hours will be 3:30-1...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

54B District Court to be Closed June 9-10 for Physical Case Inventory

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing 54B District Court Chief Judge Richard D. Ball has announced that the 54B District Court will be closed to the public on Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10. The court will be conducting a physical case invent...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

East Lansing’s Annual Flushing of Water Mains to Begin Monday, June 6

watermainflushing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing’s annual flushing of water mains will begin Monday, June 6. The flushing will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. each weekday for approximately three weeks.  The 2022 flushing program w...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Human Rights Commission to Host a Coffee & Conversation Session in Recognition of Pride Month

coffeeconvoweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Human Rights Commission is resuming its Coffee & Conversation series this month in recognition of Pride Month.The upcoming Pride Month session will take place on Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. at Foster Coffee Company,...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

City of East Lansing Announces 2022 Summer Community Events Lineup

Summer Concert Series

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is excited to announce it will be hosting a number of community events this summer, including the Summer Concert Series, Play in the Park children’s entertainment series and a new, outdoor film series in part...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Portion of Harrison Road to be Closed Beginning Monday, June 6

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Motorists are advised that Harrison Road, at Northlawn Avenue, will be closed beginning Monday, June 6 to accommodate the installation of utilities as part of the East Glencairn Neighborhood Improvements Project.The interse...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

City of East Lansing Launches 2022 Community Photo Contest

web square

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is excited to announce the launch of the 2022 East Lansing Community Photo Contest. 

To participate in the contest, community members of all ages are invited to show off their photographic t...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2022

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Host Benefit Concert on Thursday, June 9

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting a benefit concert on Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.The benefit concert will feature a p...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Opening Day of East Lansing Farmers Market is Sunday, June 5

elfm

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are encouraged to mark their calendars for opening day of the East Lansing Farmers Market’s (ELFM) 2022 season, which will be taking place on Sunday, June 5 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

ELPD Releases Additional Footage from April 25 Officer-Involved Shooting

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Today and later this week, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is releasing additional video footage from the April 25 officer-involved shooting at 1350 W. Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing.“As a part of our...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

City of East Lansing Offices to be Closed Monday, May 30 in Observance of Memorial Day

flag

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that City of East Lansing offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.Offices and facilities that will be closed include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54B District C...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Community, Media Invited to Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony on Thursday, May 26

memorial day

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In honor of Memorial Day, community members and members of the media are invited to attend a wreath-laying ceremony at East Lansing’s Medal of Honor Memorial and Veterans Monument on Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 a.m.The City of East Lan...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival is this Weekend in Downtown East Lansing

artfest

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring more than 170 artists and thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing this weekend, May 21-22, 2022. The festival will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Motorists Advised of Upcoming Albert Avenue Closure

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Motorists are advised that Albert Avenue, between Charles Street and M.A.C. Avenue, will be closed May 23-25.The closure will be in place each day from approximately 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to accommodate the installation of two bann...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

ELPD Releases Interior Meijer Video Footage from April 25 Officer-Involved Shooting

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Today, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) released all interior video footage obtained from the Meijer store related to the April 25 officer-involved shooting at 1350 W. Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing.“T...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2022

City of East Lansing to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Patriarche Park Improvement Project

prforweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of an improvement project at Patriarche Park on Monday, May 23 at 11 a.m. Patriarche Park is located at 960 Alton Road.The Patriarche Pa...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Artist Ndubisi Okoye to Begin Painting Mural Honoring Dr. Robert L. Green in Downtown East Lansing

drgreenmural

EAST LANSING, Mich. —Artist and multidisciplinary creative Ndubisi Okoye will begin painting “First Class,” a mural honoring the legacy of legendary civil rights leader Dr. Robert L. Green, in downtown East Lansing next week. 

Okoye is a Michigan-...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Third Installment of “Life is a Groovy Opportunity” Mural Underway in Downtown East Lansing

groovymural

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The third installment of the “Life is a Groovy Opportunity” mural project is currently being painted on the north-facing wall of the Division Street Garage in downtown East Lansing. 

This multi-year mural project began in 201...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2022

City of East Lansing to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for White Park Trail Extension Project

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the White Park Trail Extension Project on Monday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at Albert A. White Memorial Park, 3283 E. Lake Lansing Road.The W...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Albert EL Fresco Grand Reopening to Take Place Thursday, May 12

albertelfresco

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are reminded that the grand reopening of the Albert EL Fresco pedestrian-friendly area will take place on Thursday, May 12, beginning at 4 p.m. in the heart of downtown East Lansing.The Albert EL Fresco area will be...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

City of East Lansing, ELPD Release Video from April 25 Officer-Involved Shooting

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. —  During a press conference on Thursday, May 5, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) released video footage from an officer-involved shooting that took place on Monday, April 25 at the Meijer store at 1350 W. Lake Lansin...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

City, ELPD to Release Video Footage from April 25 Officer-Involved Shooting

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will be holding a press conference to release video footage from the April 25 officer-involved shooting on Thursday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the East ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2022

DMB Welcomes More Than Vintage to Downtown East Lansing

More Than Vintage

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to welcome More Than Vintage (MTV) to downtown East Lansing.This new downtown East Lansing business, located at 108 Division St., is owned and operated by Michigan...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

54B District Court to Offer Parking Fee Reduction Program this May

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing 54B District Court, 101 Linden Street, will be offering a Parking Fee Reduction Program throughout the month of May.The Parking Fee Reduction Program provides vehicle owners with unpaid parking tickets an o...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

East Lansing Independent Police Oversight Commission to Hold Special Meeting Tonight

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Independent Police Oversight Commission (ELIPOC) will be holding a special meeting tonight, April 28 to hear a briefing from East Lansing Police Chief Kim Johnson on an officer-involved shooting that occurr...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Bring “The Little Mermaid” to the Stage

The Little Mermaid

EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) is excited to bring “The Little Mermaid” to the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC) stage, 819 Abbot Road, April 29-May1 and May 6-8.Friday shows will take place at 7 p.m. and Satu...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

ELPD Statement on Officer-Involved Shooting at 1350 W. Lake Lansing Road

prforweb

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At approximately 6:36 p.m. on Monday, April 25, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) were dispatched to the Meijer store at 1350 W. Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing in response to a weapons complaint.The caller in...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

K-12 Art Show to be Featured in Downtown East Lansing Businesses from April 23-June 4

artshow

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Students and teachers from area East Lansing Schools, in partnership with the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA), are bringing a K-12 Art Show to participating downtown East Lansing businesses beginning Saturday, April...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Deadline for Filing 2021 City of East Lansing Income Tax Returns is May 2

incometax

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The deadline for filing 2021 City of East Lansing income tax returns is May 2, 2022.This deadline applies to all residents and non-resident individuals along with any calendar year businesses. All businesses operating within the City...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2022

59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival to Take Place May 21-22 in Downtown East Lansing

artfest

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 59th Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring 174 artists and thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing on the weekend of May 21-22, 2022. The festival will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 and 10...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Murals Installed in Downtown East Lansing

mentalhealthmurals

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A series of mental health awareness murals were installed last week in downtown East Lansing, brought to the community by the Associated Students of Michigan State University’s (ASMSU) Mental Health Awareness Init...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Izzo Legacy Run/Walk/Roll Street Closures

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the Izzo Legacy Run/Walk/Roll will take place this Saturday, April 16, beginning at 9 a.m. To accommodate the race, there will be some street closures in East Lansing.Both northbound lanes...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2022

ELPL to Host Books, Basket & Bids Online Fundraiser April 18-25

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In lieu of the annual in-person Books, Bites & Bids event, the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) will be hosting an online fundraiser, titled Books, Baskets & Bids, from April 18-25.Books, Baskets and Bids invites ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Albert EL Fresco to Make its Return to Downtown East Lansing this May

albertelfresco3

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the popular Albert EL Fresco pedestrian-friendly area will be making its return to downtown East Lansing’s Albert Avenue this May.Both lanes of Albert Avenue, from just east of the Albert Avenue Gar...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Updating Masking Requirements for East Lansing Public Meetings

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Effective Tuesday, April 5, face masks will no longer be required at City of East Lansing public meetings, including meetings of the East Lansing City Council and East Lansing’s boards and commissions. People may choose to mask at an...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2022

East Lansing Arts Commission Announces FY22 Cultural Arts Grant Program Recipients

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Arts Commission has announced the recipients of its Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Cultural Arts Grant Program.The Cultural Arts Grant Program supports high-quality public art projects that encourage artistic expr...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park to Re-Open this Friday, April 1

dogpark

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park will re-open to the public for the 2022 spring, summer and fall seasons on Friday, April 1.The park is located at 6400 Abbot Road, adjacent to the E...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

East Glencairn Neighborhood Improvements Project to Resume Next Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the East Glencairn Neighborhood Improvements Project will resume the week of March 28, 2022 in East Lansing.

The project is continuing from 2021 and includes utility upgrades (water main re...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Burcham Drive Water Valve Replacement Project Begins this Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the Burcham Drive Water Valve Replacement Project has begun in East Lansing.

This construction project will involve spot water main valve replacement that will require intermittent...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2022

ELPD to Host Meet & Greets for Residents and Neighborhood Sector Officers

police

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will be hosting a series of Meet & Greets on a quarterly basis to provide community members with an opportunity to meet with their neighborhood sector officers in an informal setting.As a...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Updated Masking Requirements in City of East Lansing Buildings

face masks update_march22_webicon-01

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Effective Monday, March 14, face masks will be optional for visitors and employees inside City of East Lansing buildings, with some exceptions. The face mask requirement will remain in place in congregate settings where peop...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2022

DMB Welcomes Risky Studios to Downtown East Lansing, Grand Opening is Feb. 26

Risky Studios

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) is pleased to welcome Risky Studios to downtown East Lansing. 

This new downtown East Lansing business is a multimedia production studio and creative co-working space located a...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Community Invited to Celebrate Diversity at Children’s Cultural Concert Series

Childrens Cultural Concert Series

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to celebrate diversity with the City of East Lansing at the Children’s Cultural Concert Series, which will feature three Saturdays of live musical entertainment for children of all ages.The concerts will...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

City Offices to be Closed Monday, Feb. 21 in Observance of Presidents Day

presidents day_22

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Several City of East Lansing offices/facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 21 in observance of Presidents Day.Offices and facilities that will be closed include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54B District Court, the East L...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Community Art Project Brings Pop of Color to MSUFCU Construction Site in Downtown East Lansing

webfencepanels

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The construction site for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union’s (MSU Federal Credit Union) new seven-story office building in downtown East Lansing is getting a pop of color today with the installation of new, vibrant fenc...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Public Meetings for Boards and Commissions to Resume, Meeting Locations Subject to Change

public meeting updates

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that public meetings for the City of East Lansing’s boards and commissions will be resuming the week of Feb. 14.

Community members are also advised that some public meeting locations are subject to change...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Update on City of East Lansing Office Closures, Snow Removal Operations

cityhallsnow

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that East Lansing City Hall and the East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) will be closing early today, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. due to the winter storm.Community members are also reminded of these closur...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Update on City of East Lansing Closures due to Winter Storm

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised of several City of East Lansing office and facility closures due to today’s winter storm.

  • The East Lansing Public Library and East Lansing Prime Time are closed today, Feb. 2.
  • The East Lansing Hannah Commu...
Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

East Lansing City Manager Declares Snow Emergency, On-Street Parking Temporarily Prohibited

snow emergency insta

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas, with consent from East Lansing Mayor Ron Bacon, has declared a snow emergency in East Lansing ahead of a winter storm forecasted to result in significant accumulations in the mid-Michigan reg...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Winter Property Taxes Due on Feb. 14

payment drop box

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing property owners are reminded that winter property taxes are due on Monday, Feb. 14. Property owners have several options for making payments:

  • Credit card and e-check payments can be made online by visiting www.ci...
Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Deer Removal Operations Completed in East Lansing’s Parks

Press Release

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing community members are advised that the professional deer removal scheduled to take place this winter in several of East Lansing’s parks has been completed.With the completion of these operations, there will no longer be ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

City of East Lansing Seeks Nominations for 2022 Crystal Awards

crystalawards

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Crystal Awards – an annual event hosted by the East Lansing City Council that serves to honor individuals, businesses, professionals, nonprofi...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Update on ELPD Investigation

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At approximately 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a Check Subject/Subject in the Roadway call on West Road near Abbey Road.  A driver of a motor ve...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

East Lansing Hannah Community Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

20th anniversary logo_outlined web icon-01

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to stop by the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, next Tuesday, Jan. 25 to help in celebrating ELHCC’s 20th Anniversary.There will be grab-and-go individually wrapped treats an...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Public Meetings for City of East Lansing’s Boards & Commissions Canceled through Feb. 11

public meeting updates

Due to the continued, significant spread of COVID-19 in Ingham County, the decision has been made to extend the cancellation of public meetings for the City of East Lansing’s boards and commissions through Friday, Feb. 11. Previously, these public meeting...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

East Lansing Residents, Businesses Invited to Share Feedback on Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

food truck

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is seeking feedback from residents and businesses on a proposed ordinance change and related policy resolution that would expand the locations and number of licensed food trucks (mobile food vending units) au...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

ELPD Investigating Early Morning Incident

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At approximately 5:15 a.m. today, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a Check Subject/Subject in the Roadway call on West Road near Abbey Road. Upon initial investigation, officers ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

East Lansing City Council Approves Ordinance to Regulate Moped Use and Parking within City Limits

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At the East Lansing City Council meeting this past Tuesday, Jan. 11, City Council approved the adoption of Ordinance No. 1511 – an ordinance to regulate moped use and parking within the City.The ordinance...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Property Owner Assistance Program for Basement Backup Protection

web icon

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has officially launched its Property Owner Assistance Program for Basement Backup Protection, which is designed to financially assist East Lansing property owners in reducing the potential for sewer backups i...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

City Offices to be Closed Monday, Jan. 17 in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

city offices closed

EAST LANSING, Mich. — City of East Lansing offices and facilities, with the exception of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Offices and facilities that will be closed inclu...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Majority of Public Meetings for East Lansing’s Boards & Commissions Canceled for Month of January

public meeting updates

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Beginning January 5, 2022, the majority of public meetings for the City of East Lansing’s boards and commissions will be canceled through the end of the month due to the significant spread of COVID-19 in the community.East Lansing Ci...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2022

East Lansing Public Library Limiting Capacity Due to COVID-19, Additional COVID-19 Updates

library

UPDATE (2/14/22): Capacity limits have been lifted at the library.

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are advised that the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) will be resuming capacity limits in the library building due to the significant spr...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2021

East Lansing Fire Department Encourages Safe New Year’s Celebrations

elfd

EAST LANSING, Mich. — With New Year’s celebrations expected this weekend in East Lansing, the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) encourages residents, family members and guests to celebrate safely and responsibly.

 Here are a few safety tips to k...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Community Advised of Intermittent Park Closures this Winter for Second Round of Deer Removal

park closure sign web

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing community members are advised that there will be intermittent park closures in the City of East Lansing this winter for the purposes of conducting a second round of deer removal.Beginning January 3, 2022 through March 31...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Ron Bacon, Jessy Gregg Elected Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem of the City of East Lansing

mayorbacon

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At the Tuesday, Nov. 9 East Lansing City Council meeting, the administration of the oath of office for the newly elected East Lansing City Councilmembers took place and East Lansing’s new mayor and mayor pro tem were elected and swor...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Masks Required in City of East Lansing Buildings and at Public Meetings

cityhall

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In light of the latest mask recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the City of East Lansing will be resuming indoor mask requirements th...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2021

DDA Partners with MSU Broad Art Museum to Bring Museum Experience Outdoors in Downtown East Lansing

Broad Partnership

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As a part of the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” (Place Project), the DDA and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (MSU Broad Art Museum) have p...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

East Lansing DDA Launches Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program

outdoorseating

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has allocated $43,000 to launch an Outdoor Area Expansion and Beautification Grant Program in support of downtown East Lansing businesses.The purpose of the program is to provide ...

Read on...

News Releases