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Safe Homes for the Holidays

The Lansing Police Department will check your house security if you are gong away for an extended period of time.  Visit to complete the form and register for the program.  

Participatory Budget Nights

Thank you to everyone who attended the first four Participatory Budget nights.  Four more will be held in the new year: 2/20, 2/27, 2/28, and 3/5.  Locations will be posted soon.

Citizen feedback about these events:

"I actually enjoyed a talk about budgets!"

"Great to have the Mayor here!"

"Very well organized, great preparation - I like the lego exercise"

"All in all, very helpful"

PB Schmidt
Participatory Budgeting
What are participatory budget nights?  A chance to learn about the budget process and talk directly to the Mayor about your budget priorities. 

Neighborhood Grants and Neighborhoods In Bloom

Have a great idea to improve your Lansing neighborhood?  Apply for a Neighborhood Grant to bring it to life.  Find the guidelines and applications

Applications are due February 1, 2019.   

2018 Citizens Academy - the Movie

See highlights of the first Citizens Academy HERE
Applications for the 2019 Citizens Academy will open July 1, 2019.

Upcoming events

1/15 Neighborhood Grant Workshop 6:00pm Foster Community Center
1/21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
2/1 Neighborhood Grants, Neighborhoods in Bloom applications due
2/6 State of the City Address
2/20 Participatory Budget Night
2/25 Housing + Neighborhood Resource Summit
2/27 Participatory Budget Night
2/28 Participatory Budget Night Nuthouse Bar & Grille
3/5 Participatory Budget Night Fenner Nature Center

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