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ebay Lansing - Opportunity for businesses to grow


Did you see Mayor Andy Schor's big announcement? ebay has chosen Lansing for the Retail Revival Program.  Learn all about it HERE

See video of the Mayor and ebay launch HERE

Applications are now open for Lansing area businesses to apply for this special opportunity to harness the power of ecommerce and for residents to support local businesses.  Hurry!  The application deadline is today August 31st. 

Imagine the Avenue Feedback


Thank you to everyone who attended the August Neighborhood Roundtables.  Please continue to share your feedback and thoughts and complete the feedback survey HERE 

City of Lansing Residents 60+ Needed to Serve on
TCOA Advisory Council


The Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) is the local Area Agency on Aging for Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties, providing information and assistance, health and wellness programs, and in-home supports and services to older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. Formed as a Consortium of the three counties and the Cities of Lansing and East Lansing, TCOA is governed by an Administrative Board with input and guidance from an Advisory Council. 
 
Advisory Council members are area residents age 60 and older who are appointed by their local unit of government to serve 3 year terms. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to provide programmatic input, advising the Area Agency on all matters relating to development and administration of the area plan and operations for coordinated and comprehensive services for older persons to improve quality of life and to allow them to live in their homes as long as they are able.
 
TCOA’s Advisory Council meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm for 60 -90 minutes at the TCOA office at 5303 S. Cedar St., Building 1, Lansing (North end of the Ingham County Human Services complex.) There is typically no meeting in August.
 
To discuss the position and expectations of membership, please contact Tammy Lemmer, TCOA Community Relations and Grants Manager by calling 517-887-1382. Anyone from the City of Lansing who is interested in serving on the Advisory Council should contact the Mayor’s office, or visit the City of Lansing website for an online application.  

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Have a great idea to improve your Lansing neighborhood?


Attend the 2018-2019 Neighborhood Grant Program kickoff and workshop Thursday October 18th at 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Foster Community Center.  Learn how your civic organization can apply for up to $5,000 to bring your idea to life.  

All Civic Organizations must be registered with the City of Lansing to apply -- see below

City of Lansing Neighborhood + Civic Organization Registration


By registering your organization, it will be included on the City of Lansing neighborhoods website and have a page which can include the organization contact information and links to any existing organization websites or social media.  Organizations must be registered in order to apply for the Neighborhood Grants, Neighborhood Cleanup and Neighborhoods in Bloom programs.   

Find the registration form HERE


Concluding 2018 Neighborhood Grant Projects 


Final reports are due for all neighborhood stipend and grants September 20th.  Find the final report form and extension request HERE 

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“Hidden Gems of Lansing” Photo Contest Underway

From 50 submissions, the top 10 photos are now in a traveling art gallery

September 3rd-7th Schmidt Community Center
September 10th-14th Cristo Rey Community Center
September 17th-21st Allen Neighborhood Center

Award ceremony will be at the Housing and Neighborhood Resource Summit on September 25th. Mayor Schor will present gift card prizes to the three photographers receiving the most votes from the traveling galleries.

Sponsored by the Camera Shop in south Lansing. Thank you to the City Clerk’s Office who created real ballots that will be run through their tabulator machines each week. Each gallery will have forms where residents can register to vote or apply for a passport.
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Get McLaren Hospital updates on new website


Its survey, contact forms and trending community input will allow Lansing residents to participate with the new hospital project at varying levels—and also stay up to speed on news and updates with the project. McLaren has also launched an online survey to gather feedback on subjects from the hospital’s architectural design to the health care delivery process. Go to www.mclaren.org/redesignhealthcare 


Lansing Connect


Want to report a pothole or make a service request? Download the Lansing Connect app and report concerns directly to City officials. Residents can mark the geographical location of the issue, upload a photo or video of the concern, and track their request for follow up information. Remember, if the issue you are reporting is a public safety emergency, please call 911.

Download the app: 
http://bit.ly/2rMC9Zn

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Find City of Lansing Employment Opportunities HERE


Upcoming events


9/5 2018 Citizens Academy begins 6:30 pm City Hall
9/6 Serve Lansing launch press conference City Hall 2pm
9/20 Neighborhood Grants Final Report Due
9/25 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 6:00pm Forest View School
10/18 Neighborhood Grant Kickoff and Workshop 5:30 pm Foster Community Center
11/15 Neighborhood Grant Project Idea Feedback 5:30 pm Foster Community Center
11/27 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 6:00pm Pleasant View School


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