Posted on: February 15, 2018

Re-Submittal Opportunity Announced for New City Hall Location

Re-Submittal Opportunity Announced for New City Hall Location

Lansing seeks supplemental proposals from original City Hall RFP Responders

Lansing, MI – The City of Lansing’s efforts to sell the Capital Vista Plaza property and find a new...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

54-A District Court Closure

54-A DISTRICT COURT CLOSURE

February 12, 2018

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For Immediate Release

For Further Information Contact:

NAME Anethia O. Brewer

TITLE Court Administrator

PHONE (517) 483-4538

54-A District Court will be closed to the public on Friday, February ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Mayor Schor's First Executive Order Approved by Council

Mayor Schor’s First Executive Order Approved by Council

(LANSING) – Tonight, Mayor Schor’s first Executive Order (EO 1) to reorganize citydepartments was approved by City Council. Under EO 1, the Department of Planning andNeig...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City Facilities to Close Early Today Due to Severe Weather

(LANSING) – Due to increased forecasted amounts of snowfall from the National Weather Service, City Hall, 54-A District Court and related city facilities, including community centers, will close at 3:00PM today and all non-essential personnel wi...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Lansing Prepared for Snowstorm

(LANSING) – Due to current inclement weather, the City of Lansing Public Service Department will have winter maintenance vehicles on city roads continuously throughout the storm. Main roads are the first priority and residential roads will be ad...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Google to bring its "Grow with Google" Tour to Lansing

 

Google to bring its ‘Grow with Google’ Tour to Lansing

Two-day event to help Michiganders gain new, evolving skills needed for jobs in tech and across other industries, and grow their business in the digital economy

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Mayor Schor's Transition Team Reports Complete

Upon election, Mayor Andy Schor selected an experienced slate of Lansing leaders to lead the transition team. The team put together a report including policy recommendations to the Mayor on education, economic and business development, neighborhoods and p...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

City of Lansing Welcomes Women’s March Participants

Mayor Andy Schor today announced that Lansing will be ready to assist with the Women’s March on Sunday, January 21.

Lansing City Hall will be available as a warming center during the event. City Hall will open its doors from 12-2 PM. The first fl...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Lansing Brewing Company Releases the New Mayoral Beer

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Lansing Brewing Company- known as Lansing’s Best Brewery voted by the people of Lansing - kept its tradition by releasing a new mayoral beer to honor the city’s new mayor, Andy Schor.

It started with an IPA beer named for the former may...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Mayor Schor Seeks Improved Efficiency through Department Reorganization

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has issued his first Executive Order, which has been submitted to City Council.

Under EO 1, the Department of Planning and Neighborhood Development would be split into the Department of Economic Development and Planning (DEDP), dir...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Save the Date: State of the City

Mayor Schor will speak about where the city is now, announce exciting developments & present the direction for the future of the city at the State of the City 2018. The speech will be given Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, at Pattengill Academy (626 Mar...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

César E. Chávez Avenue Sign Unveiled

Mayor Andy Schor unveiled the new César E. Chávez street signs to replace Grand River Ave. in Old Town.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

City Residents Asked to Avoid Parking on Neighborhood Streets to Facilitate Plowing Operations

Mayor Virg Bernero today asked Lansing residents to avoid parking on unplowed neighborhood streets for the next 48 hours to avoid interfering with the city’s snow clearing operations.

Overnight parking on city streets is already prohibited by ord...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Public Invited to Help Design Proposed Outdoor Amphitheater at Adado Riverfront Park

Mayor Virg Bernero announced today that a series of public charrettes will be held to engage the Lansing community in designing a new, permanent outdoor amphitheater at Adado Riverfront Park. Over the course of two days, the core project team and communit...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Mayor Bernero: City Hall Projects Ready to Roll

After months of due diligence and careful consideration, Mayor Virg Bernero announced today he has selected Chicago-based Beitler Real Estate Services to redevelop the current City Hall site into a new flagship hotel for downtown Lansing. Of the four prop...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Capital Area Veterans Day Observance Set for Saturday, November 11

The City of Lansing, together with the Metro Lansing Veterans Commission, will sponsor the annual Veterans Day observance on Saturday, November 11th at Lansing Catholic High School, located at 501 Marshall Street in Lansing. The event is free and open to ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

2017 Halloween Safety Tips

The Lansing Police Department offers these tips for staying safe on Halloween.

Before you go out:

  • Map out your trick or treat route early.
  • Establish rendezvous points for your party in case anyone is separated from the group.
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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Lansing Trick or Treating Set for 6-8pm

Mayor Virg Bernero today announced that the official hours for tomorrow night’s Halloween Trick or Treating are from 6pm until 8pm in the City of Lansing.

At this time there is no rain in the forecast for Tuesday night, but temperatures are expected to be ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Lansing Leaders Launch Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Campaign

Mayor Virg Bernero announced today that the City of Lansing will join forces with the Lansing Regional Sister Cities Commission (501c3) to raise funds for Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Relief.

“The devastation and suffering in Puerto Rico calls for a strong,...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

City of Lansing and R. E. Olds Transportation Museum Reach Agreement on Property Sale

Mayor Virg Bernero announced today that his administration has reached an agreement with the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum to sell the city-owned facility to the Museum. The proposed transaction recognizes that the Museum is a non-profit organization de...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Public Presentations Set for City Hall Development Proposals

Mayor Virg Bernero announced today that the four proposals for the redevelopment of Lansing City Hall will be presented to the public by the developers who responded last month to the city’s Request for Qualifications and Proposals (RFQP). The p...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Lansing Leaders Launch Texas Relief Campaign

Mayor Virg Bernero announced tonight that the City of Lansing will join forces with Dean Transportation CEO Kellie Dean, MSU football head coach Mark Dantonio, the

Mid-Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross, Meijer’s and the Metro Lansing faith communi...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Demolition Kicks Off Walnut Park Apartments Project on Historic School for the Blind Campus

Mayor Virg Bernero will join The Whitsett Group (TWG) development team and other stakeholders tomorrow morning for the launch of the $12.5 million Walnut Park Apartments project, which will include eight market rate and 64 affordable housing units on the ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Lansing Joins National Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry

Lansing Joins National Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry

(LANSING) – Mayor Virg Bernero announced today that the City of Lansing has joined more than 200 other cities across America in the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry. Organized by the Anti-Defamation League and the U.S. Conference of M...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Lansing Sister Cities Leader Wins National Volunteer Award

Barbara Roberts Mason, chairperson of the Lansing Regional Sister Cities Commission (LRSCC), has won the Sister Cities International (SCI) 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award. The Volunteer of the Year Annual Award honors an exemplary volunteer for contribut...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Mayor Bernero Joins 300 “Climate Mayors” Across America to Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

(LANSING) –Mayor Virg Bernero has joined over 300 mayors from across the nation in signing the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA) statement to adopt the Paris Agreement climate goals. Two weeks after President Trump’s contro...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Lansing Population Increases for Fourth Straight Year

(LANSING) – According to the latest population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau,Lansing’s population grew by 1,111 to 116,020 residents as of July 1, 2016 – the fourth increase in as many years. Mayor Bernero hail...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Cities Move to Disband Greater Lansing Taxi Authority

(LANSING/EAST LANSING) – Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows today announced that they will seek the approval of their respective City Councils to disband the Greater Lansing Taxi Authority (GLTA). The move was prompte...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City of Lansing Hosts National Financial Empowerment Coalition

(LANSING) – What does the City of Lansing have in common with New York, San Francisco, Louisville and Savannah? They’re all members of an elite, by-invitation-only group of municipalities called the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Coalition, which ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Mayor Issues Executive Order Clarifying City Policy Re: Treatment of Immigrants and Refugees

Mayor Virg Bernero today issued an executive order that will, for the first time, codify and clarify city policies used when interacting with, detaining or processing immigrants and refugees who may be undocumented.

“It’s time to put cl...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Mayor’s 2018 Budget Puts Public Safety and Neighborhoods First

Mayor’s 2018 Budget Puts Public Safety and Neighborhoods First

Mayor Virg Bernero today unveiled a proposed spending plan for the city’s next fiscal year that includes strategic investments in local roads and sidewalks, neighborhoods an...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Blight Removal Begins: Cleanup and Demolition of Long-Shuttered Mobile Home Park Starts Today

Mayor Bernero today joined city officials and cleanup crews to begin environmental remediation and structural demolition of the former Life O’Riley mobile home park, closing the final chapter in the saga of the long-abandoned mobile home park in...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

ALERT!! Unemployment FRAUD Hotline

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To REPORT a Unemployment benefit FRAUD call the Unemployment Fraud Hotline at 1-855-842-7463 (1-855-UICRIME) or file a report online at www.Michigan.gov/UIA . Once online look for the "REPORT FRAUD" box to fill out an Unemployment Insur...

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