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Participatory Budget Session


Thank you to everyone who attended the Participatory Budget Sessions.  Mayor Schor has now concluded 8 sessions and will be preparing his proposed budget which will go to City Council in late March.  

During the first four session (Nov/Dec 2018), citizens learned about the total city budget and made proposals about how to allocate the budget dollars given budget constraints.  Following those sessions, Mayor Schor identified four key areas of citizen priorities. 

For the next four sessions, we divided the budget nights into those areas and hosted one night for each:  Economic Development, Infrastructure, Neighborhoods, and Public Safety.  A summary one page document was created for each area. See the total budget summary page and the issue area one page documents HERE

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LOVE Lansing Celebration Nominations are open!


LOVE Lansing Celebration 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 
6:30 PM
South Washington Office Complex


Join Mayor Schor at the annual Love Lansing Celebration to recognize neighborhood leaders and watch captains/coordinators for their amazing efforts in creating excellent communities across Lansing. 

Nominations are now open for the following awards:

  • The Community Builder Award: Demonstrates exceptional leadership through volunteerism in the community.
  • Emerging Leaders Award: Recognizes an up-and-coming community leader under the age of 35.
  • Neighborhood Impact Award: Nominees for this award may include groups, projects and activities that strengthen the Lansing community through collaboration that improves quality of life and strives to involve all neighbors and stakeholders.


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Get your neighborhood team together! 


Form your team and compete for neighborhood pride all summer long! You might even team up with a local watering hole for sponsorship. #playlansing

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Upcoming Neighborhood Events



3/28 & 3/29 Neighborhood Roundtables Foster Community Center (Parks Capital Plan)
4/1 LOVE Lansing Nominations Due
4/10 Walking Wednesdays Begin - Each Wednesday through 6/5
4/12  Neighborhood Grants Announcement
4/13 Recycle Rama
4/18  Neighborhood Grants Check Distribution Celebration
4/25 & 4/26 Neighborhood Roundtables
4/30 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit Pattengill Biotech (old Fairview)
5/1 Walking Wednesday Downtown w CADL 
5/5 - 5/11 Love My City Lansing Labor for Your Neighbor 
5/11 Neighborhoods in Bloom Corridor Planting Pennsylvania Ave.
5/14 LOVE Lansing Celebration
5/18 Neighborhoods in Bloom Neighborhood Distribution Day

5/18  TCOA 5K Run for the Ages, Hawk Island Park
5/23 & 5/24 Neighborhood Roundtables
6/12 Summer Concerts in the Park Begin
6/22 Neighborhood Cleanup Dump Truck Day 
6/27 & 6/28 Neighborhood Roundtables
7/1 Citizens Academy Applications Open
7/25 & 7/26 Neighborhood Roundtables
8/1 Citizens Academy Applications Due
8/22 & 8/23 Neighborhood Roundtables
9/4 Citizens Academy Begins
9/24 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 2nd Ward North Elementary School
9/26 & 9/27 Neighborhood Roundtables
10/5  SERVE Lansing volunteer fair
10/24 & 10/25 Neighborhood Roundtables
11/3 Neighborhood Leaf Cleanup & Drain Day
11/19 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 3rd Ward Wexford Montessori School

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If your neighborhood or organization has an event or information you'd like shared with Lansing neighbors, send to andi.crawford@lansingmi.gov 

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