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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
3209 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE
LANSING, MI  48917
PHONE: 485-4063
 
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
AGENDA
Tuesday, October 26, 2021– 7:00 p.m.
 
  1.   Pledge of Allegiance
  1.   Approval of Minutes:  Regular Meeting of October 12, 2021; Special Meeting of October 18, 2021
  1.   Approval of Agenda
  1.   Public Comment
  1.   Correspondence 
  1.   Staff Reports
  1.   Old Business
  1.   New Business
  1.    Annual Public Hearing:  2021 Street Lighting Special Assessment Roll
  1. Resolution 21-23:  Resolution to Confirm 2021 Street Lighting Special Assessment Roll
  1.   Annual Public Hearing: 2022 General Fund Budget and Special Fund Budget
  1.     Budget Resolutions

1)    Resolution 21-24 to Adopt 2022 General Fund Budget

2)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Street Light Special Assessments and Certify Millage

3)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Street Light Special Fund Budget #219

4)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Special Fund Budget #243

5)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Budget Stabilization Special Fund Budget #257

6)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Drug Enforcement Special Fund Budget #265

7)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Capital Improvement Special Fund Budget #401

8)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Parks Special Fund Budget #408

9)    Resolution to Adopt 2022 Capital Projects Drain Special Fund Budget #420

10)  Resolution to Adopt 2022 Sidewalk and Road Maintenance Special Fund Budget #809

11)  Resolution to Adopt 2022 Public Safety Special Fund Budget #810

12)  Resolution to Adopt 2022 Rental Fund Budget #267

13)  Resolution to Adopt 2022 ARPA Special Fund Budget

14)  West Side Water Budget

  1.   2021 Agreement for Local Road Improvement
  1.   Resolution 21-25:  Resolution Authorizing Sale of Vacant Lot at 524 S. Charles Street
  1. Supervisor’s Report
  1. Report from Attorney
  1. Committee Report:  Budget Committee
  1. Public Comment
          
  2. Claims

 

 
MINUTES SHALL BE AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWNSHIP CLERK 
(In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, arrangements will be made for
persons with hearing, vision or speech impairments on request with 48 hours notice.)

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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
3209 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE
LANSING, MI  48917
PHONE: 485-4063
 
 
SPECIAL MEETING
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
 
AGENDA
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.
 
 
  1. Public Comment for Items Not on Agenda
 
  1. Correspondence
 
  1. PUBLIC HEARING — Police and Fire Protection Proposed Special Assessment Roll
 
  1. Resolution to Approve the Police & Fire Special Assessment Roll
 
 
                                                                                                            ___________________________
                                                                                                            Maggie Sanders, Clerk
 
 
 
MINUTES SHALL BE AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWNSHIP CLERK
(In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, arrangements will be made for persons with hearing, vision or speech impairments on request with 48 hours notice.)
 
 
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NOTICE OF HEARING
 
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN
 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR THE
2021 POLICE AND FIRE PROTECTION SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
 
            TO THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, the owners of the land described below within the 2021 Police and Fire Protection Special Assessment District, and any other interested persons:
 
All lots and parcels of land within Lansing Township
 
            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Supervisor, or a designee thereof, has reported to the Township Board and filed in the office of the Township Clerk for public examination a special assessment roll related to all properties within the 2021 Police and Fire Protection Special Assessment District, and that are benefitted by the proposed police, fire, and emergency services improvement project generally described as follows:
 
one or more ambulances; fire engines/vehicles/apparatus; building/facility upgrades, improvements and/or repairs; computer hardware, software, and related technology and equipment; police patrol vehicles and related equipment; cameras, recording equipment, and related police and/or fire equipment; police and/or fire operating costs; and other police and/or fire equipment, apparatus, and operation costs (the “Project”)
 
            The special assessment roll has been prepared for the purpose of assessing the costs of Project within the 2021 Police and Fire Protection Special Assessment District, as more particularly shown on the plans and estimates of costs and expenses for the Project that are on file and available for public examination with the Township Clerk at the Township Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan. The total annual assessment is $1,522,415.01.
 
            PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board will meet on Wednesday, the 27th day of October, 2021, at 7:00 o’clock, p.m., at the Township Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48917, for the purpose of reviewing the proposed special assessment roll and the proposed distribution of the special assessment levy, and hearing any objections thereto. The proposed special assessment roll may be examined at the office of the Township Clerk during regular business hours of regular business days until the time of the hearing and may further be examined at the hearing.
 
 
            Appearance and protest at the hearing, in person or in writing, are required in order to appeal the action of the Township Board in approving the police, fire, and emergency services improvement special assessment project, the special assessment roll, and/or the amount of an assessment to the state tax tribunal. A property owner or party in interest, or his or her agent, may appear in person at the hearing to protest the special assessment proceedings or may file his or her appearance and protest by letter and his or her personal appearance will not be required. The owner or any person having an interest in the real property who protests in person or in writing at the hearing may file a written appeal of a special assessment with the state tax tribunal within 35 days after the date the special assessment roll is confirmed by the Township Board.
 
 
Dated: October 7, 2021                                                               
 
 
Maggie Sanders, Township Clerk

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NOTICE OF HEARING
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN
 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR THE
STREET LIGHTING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
 
            TO THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, the owners of the land described below within the Street Lighting Special Assessment District, and any other interested persons:
 
2328
Showtime
1609
Lake Lansing Road
2524
Lake Lansing Road
3318
Wood Street
 
2401
Showtime
1615
Lake Lansing Road
2620
Lake Lansing Road
3309
Wood Street
 
2501
Showtime
1627
Lake Lansing Road
2628
Lake Lansing Road
3315
Wood Street
 
2505
Showtime
1634
Lake Lansing Road
2704
Lake Lansing Road
3319
Wood Street
 
2620
Showtime
1700
Lake Lansing Road
2706
Lake Lansing Road
3323
Wood Street
 
3508
Wood St.
 
 
2710
Lake Lansing Road
3320
Preyde
 
2810
Chamberlin Dr
1707
Lake Lansing Road
1540
Lake Lansing Road
And Also Parcels:
2500
Kerry Street
1720
Lake Lansing Road
2800
Preyde Blvd
 
2503
Kerry Street
1813
Lake Lansing Road
2500
Showtime Dr
 
2511
Kerry Street
1910
Lake Lansing Road
2201
Towne Centre Blvd
33-21-01-02-100-002 Wood St.
2127
Lake Lansing Rd
2000
Lake Lansing Road
3115
Towne Centre Blvd
33-21-01-03-200-011 Wood Street
2401
Lake Lansing Rd
2017
Lake Lansing Road
2800
Towne Centre Blvd
33-21-01-02-126-03 Showtime
2615
Lake Lansing Rd
2030
Lake Lansing Road
2925
Towne Centre Blvd
33-21-01-02-126-100 Showtime
1320
Lake Lansing Road
2110
Lake Lansing Road
3225
Towne Centre Blvd
33-21-01-03-200-014 Wood Street
1384
Lake Lansing Road
2129
Lake Lansing Road
2320
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-200-015 Wood Street
1403
Lake Lansing Road
2200
Lake Lansing Road
2401
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-401-017 Lake Lansing
1405
Lake Lansing Road
2250
Lake Lansing Road
2510
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-426-007 Lake Lansing
1408
Lake Lansing Road
2300
Lake Lansing Road
2707
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-426-009 Wood Street
1411
Lake Lansing Road
2312
Lake Lansing Road
2715
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-426-021 Lake Lansing
1415
Lake Lansing Road
2400
Lake Lansing Road
2723
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-427-034 Lake Lansing
1422
Lake Lansing Road
2408
Lake Lansing Road
2727
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-451-005 Lake Lansing
1475
Lake Lansing Road
2410
Lake Lansing Road
2733
Wood Street
 
1492
Lake Lansing Road
2412
Lake Lansing Road
2920
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-503-001 Wood St.
1500
Lake Lansing Road
2414
Lake Lansing Road
2925
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-503-001 Wood St.
1515
Lake Lansing Road
2425
Lake Lansing Road
3010
Wood Street
33-21-01-03-426-023 Lake Lansing
1824
Lake Lansing Road
2500
Lake Lansing Road
3018
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-127-001 Showtime
1520
Lake Lansing Road
2502
Lake Lansing Road
3107
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-127-002 Showtime
1530
Lake Lansing Road
2510
Lake Lansing Road
3125
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-128-002 Showtime
1568
Lake Lansing Road
2512
Lake Lansing Road
3300
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-201-008 Preyde
 
1600
Lake Lansing Road
2515
Lake Lansing Road
3305
Wood Street
33-21-01-02-201-009 Preyde
 
 
                                                                                                           
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Supervisor has reported to the Township Board and filed in the office of the Township Clerk for public examination a special assessment roll prepared by her related to all properties listed above, and that are within the Street Lighting Special Assessment District, and are benefited by the street lighting improvements generally described as follows:
 
The acquisition, construction, installation, maintenance and operation of luminaires, standards, and other equipment, wiring, cables, and appurtenances related to street lighting generally, but not necessarily limited to, along Lake Lansing Road from US 127 west to the City limits, and Wood Street from David Street north to county line.
 
          The special assessment roll has been prepared for the purpose of assessing the annual cost of the acquisition, construction, maintenance and operation of the street lighting improvements and work incidental thereto within the special assessment district.  Information regarding the street lighting improvements is on file and available for public examination with the Township Clerk at the Township's Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, within the Township.  The total assessment is $116,517, which amount will be assessed to the properties within the special assessment district.
 
            PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Supervisor has further reported that the assessment against each parcel of land within the special assessment district is such relative portion of the whole sum levied against all parcels of land in the special assessment district as the benefit to such parcel bears to the total benefit to all parcels of land in the district.
 
           PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board will meet on Tuesday, the 26th day of October, 2021, at 7 o’clock, p.m., at the Township’s Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48917, for the purpose of reviewing the proposed special assessment roll and hearing any objections thereto.
 
 
          PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the special assessment roll may be examined at the office of the Township Clerk during regular business hours of regular business days until the time of the hearing and may further be examined at the hearing. 
 
            Appearance and protest at the hearing, in person or in writing, are required in order to appeal the action of the Township Board in approving the special assessment roll, and/or the amount of an assessment, to the state tax tribunal.  A property owner or party in interest, or his or her agent, may appear in person at the hearing to protest the special assessment proceedings or may file his or her appearance and protest by letter and his or her personal appearance will not be required.  The owner or any person having an interest in the real property who protests in person or in writing at the hearing may file a written appeal of a special assessment with the state tax tribunal within 30 days of the date the special assessment roll is confirmed by the Township Board.
 
Updated Sept 24, 2021                                       
 
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 Maggie Sanders, Township Clerk
 
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NOTICE OF ADOPTION
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
Ingham County, Michigan

 
Ordinances No. 31.171 and 75.2

     TAKE NOTICE THAT, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 the Township Board  of the Charter Township of
Lansing adopted the ordinances referenced below, which ordinances are  generally described as follows:

     Ordinance No. 31.171:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING THAT THE CODE
OF ORDINANCES, CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, BE AMENDED BY AMENDING SECTION 85-7 (“’G’ GENERAL BUSINESS ZONE”) AND SECTION 85-8 (“’H’ INDUSTRIAL ZONE”) TO CHAPTER 85 (“USE, HEIGHT, AREA REGULATIONS”) OF TITLE VIII (“ZONING”), TO: AUTHORIZE CERTAIN USES PERMITTED AS OF RIGHT AND BY SPECIAL USE PERMIT WITHIN THE “G” GENERAL BUSINESS ZONE AND THE “H” INDUSTRIAL ZONE; MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO SAID ORDINANCE PROVISIONS; REPEAL ORDINANCES AND PORTIONS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF.

     Ordinance 75.2:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, PROVIDING THAT THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, MICHIGAN, BE AMENDED BY AMENDING CHAPTER 71B (“PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS”) TO TITLE VI (“LICENSING”) TO: CHANGE THE CHAPTER’S TITLE FROM “PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS” TO “MARIHUANA FACILITIES”; ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF  MARIHUANA FACILITIES THAT MAY BE AUTHORIZED WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP; ESTABLISH AN APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR AUTHORIZING MARIHUANA FACILITIES; ESTABLISH GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR AUTHORIZED MARIHUANA FACILITIES; PROVIDE FOR AN ANNUAL MARIHUANA FACILITIES FEE; PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS AND DESIGNATE VIOLATIONS OF THE ORDINANCE AS MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTIONS; REPEAL ORDINANCES AND PORTIONS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF.

     NOTICE: Pursuant to Section 8 of the Charter Township Act (Public Act 359 of 1947, as amended), the full text of the
proposed ordinance, as introduced, has been posted, and is available for inspection at, the following locations: (1) the office of the
Township Clerk, 3209 West Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan 48917; and (2) the Charter Township of Lansing’s website,
located at the following web address: www.lansingtownship.org
 
      Copies of the proposed ordinance can be obtained from the office of the Township Clerk for a fee to be determined by the
Township Clerk in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, MCL 15.231, et seq.

Susan Aten, Clerk
Charter Township of Lansing

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Township and City residents are experiencing flooding and water in basements due to the massive amount of rain that fell within a short period of time.  Please see below for information of whom to call:

SANITARY SEWERS:

If you need someone to come out and check your sewer main, please call Operations and Management at 517-483-4455 or 517-483-4161.  This number is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may need to leave a message, so please include your name, address, phone number and describe the problem.

If you feel that you have a damage claim due to a sewer failure (sewer must be a tributary to City of Lansing sewer), you may call the same number and ask for a claim form to be mailed to you, or call the receptionist at 517-483-4818 for a form to be mailed to you. Or you may click here for a form.

The City offers a Basement Backup Protection Program that you may be interested in.  Click the following link for more information:  https://www.lansingmi.gov/462/Basement-Backup-Protection-Program

STORM SEWERS:

Please call the Ingham County Drain Office for issues related to storm sewers at 517-676-8395.  Listen carefully to the options if you are calling after normal business hours.

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West Side Water 2020 Annual Water Quality Report

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Residential Rental Property Registration

 On July 1, 2014, the Charter Township of Lansing Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance requiring the registration and inspection of residential rental property once every three (3) years.  This ordinance was effective beginning August 6, 2014.  Information has been sent to all properties currently in the rental database informing of the need to register again.  You can also download the forms here:  Property Rental Application or Property Rental Disclaimer.  If you have any questions, please contact the Building Department at (517) 485-3510

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 Section 52-3.4        Noxious Weeds

     Any noxious weeds or grass that are 10" in height shall constitute a hazard and shall be cut or eradicated, when and as often as necessary.  In the event any expense is incurred by Lansing Township in the destruction or control of the noxious weeds or grass, the expense shall be paid by the owner or owners of the land.  

 Section 21-6             Litter

     It shall be unlawful for any person to place, or cause to be placed, any rubbish, litter, dirt or other litter material including snow, ice, leaves and yard waste or debris in the right-of-way of any street, highway or road in the Charter Township of Lansing.

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Election Inspectors Needed

Are you detail oriented, with enough stamina to work A 15 hour day?

Election Inspectors are a vital part of the election process.  The Township will employ approximately 50 Inspectors to run the August and November elections.  If you like to get up early, enjoy working with people, are comfortable using a laptop and are willing to attend a 3 hour training class, you might be just the person I am looking for.  Please contact my office for an application or go to www.lansingtownship.org and print an application and return it to the Clerk’s Office.  Election Inspectors currently earn $195.00 per election (open to close). 

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The Charter Township of Lansing Township DDA Development and TIF Plan (as adopted) is available for review.  Click here to view the plan.