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Announcements
 
Lansing Township offices will be closed
Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27,
in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday
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LANSING TOWNSHIP OFFICES CLOSED TO PUBLIC
 
To conduct any business, please call one of the numbers below.  Someone will meet you at the door.
 
Supervisor's Office:  517-485-2272
Clerk's Office:  517-485-4063
Treasurer's Office:  517-485-7115
Police:  517-485-1700
Fire:  517-485-5443
Code Compliance/Building Dept.:  517-485-3510
Westside Water:  517-485-5470

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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
 
LEGAL NOTICE
Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act
Application Enrollment Period
 
Notice is hereby given that the Charter Township of Lansing will accept applications during a 30 day period beginning December 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2020 for the following licenses:
  • 1 Class A Grower
  • 1 Class B Grower
  • 2 Marihuana Processors
  • 1 Safety Compliance Facility
  • 1  Marihuana Secure Transporter
Also the following licenses are available under the Michigan Marihuana Facilities License Act:
  • 1 Class A Grower
  • 1 Safety Compliance Facility
Application forms are available at www.lansingtownship.org, or by calling the Clerk’s office at 517-485-4063.
Susan L. Aten, Clerk
Charter Township of Lansing
 
One Issue:  November 18, 2020, City Pulse
One affidavit please

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NOTICE OF HEARING
 
PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE PROPOSED
2020 MONTGOMERY DRAIN MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT
PROJECT SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT
AND THE PROPOSED SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL THEREFOR
 
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
PROPERTY OWNERS AND RESIDENTS
 
            TO THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, the owners of the land described below within the proposed 2020 Montgomery Drain Maintenance and Improvement Project Special Assessment District, and any other interested persons:
 
1204 CHESTER RD.
919 N CLIPPERT ST
1043 KIMBERLY DR. #12
2911 WOODRUFF AVE.
931 CLIPPERT ST.
3000 E SAGINAW ST.
2917 WOODRUFF AVE.
935 CLIPPERT ST.
530 N HOMER ST.
2929 WOODRUFF AVE.
2900 E GRAND RIVER AVE
3020 E SAGINAW ST.
2937 WOODRUFF AVE.
2924 E GRAND RIVER AVE
531 N CLIPPERT ST.
3009 WOODRUFF AVE.
3020 E GRAND RIVER AVE
505 N CLIPPERT ST.
3019 WOODRUFF AVE.
3015 E SAGINAW ST
500 N HOMER ST.
1115 CHESTER RD.
1111 KIMBERLY DR.
626 N HOMER ST.
1035 CHESTER RD.
1029 KIMBERLY DR.
529 N CLIPPERT ST.
1007 CHESTER RD.
1019 KIMBERLY DR.
535 N CLIPPERT ST.
1122 CHESTER RD.
1007 KIMBERLY DR.
600 N HOMER ST.
2910 WOODRUFF AVE.
2820 COVINGTON CT.
521 N CLIPPERT ST.
2920 WOODRUFF AVE.
2815 E GRAND RIVER AVE
521 N CLIPPERT ST.
2930 WOODRUFF AVE
919 CHESTER RD.
432 N HOMER ST.
1114 CHESTER RD.
2829 E GRAND RIVER AVE
413 N CLIPPERT ST.
1108 CHESTER RD.
1041 KIMBERLY DR #1
431 N CLIPPERT ST
1032 CHESTER RD.
1041 KIMBERLY DR #2
425 N CLIPPERT ST
2928 KENWICK CR
1041 KIMBERLY DR #3
419 N CLIPPERT ST
2929 COVINGTON CT
1043 KIMBERLY DR #4
415 N CLIPPERT ST
1016 CHESTER RD.
1043 KIMBERLY DR #5
411 N CLIPPERT ST.
3006 WOODRUFF AVE.
1043 KIMBERLY DR #6
402 N HOMER ST.
1110 N HOMER ST.
1041 KIMBERLY DR. #7
405 N CLIPPERT ST.
1000 N HOMER ST.
1031 KIMBERLY DR. #8
401 N CLIPPERT ST.
2909 E GRAND RIVER AVE
1041 KIMBERLY DR. #9
416 N HOMER ST.
3015 E GRAND RIVER AVE
1043 KIMBERLY DR. #10
301 N CLIPPERT ST
 
1043 KIMBERLY DR. #11
 
 
            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Supervisor, or a designee thereof, has reported to the Township Board and filed with the office of the Township Clerk for public examination a proposed special assessment roll related to all properties listed above, and that are within the proposed 2020 Montgomery Drain Maintenance and Improvement Project Special Assessment District, and are benefitted by the drain project generally described as follows:
 
Cleaning out, relocating, widening, deepening, straightening, tiling, extending, consolidating, adding branches, adding lands, relocating along a highway and/or installing devices to purify the flow of the Montgomery Drain pursuant to Chapter 20 of Act 40 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1956, as amended (the “Drain Project”).
 
            Plans and cost estimates for the Drain Project have been prepared and are on file with the office of the Ingham County Drain Commissioner for public examination. Further, a proposed special assessment roll has been prepared for the purpose of assessing a portion of the total cost of the Drain Project within the special assessment district. The proposed total assessment to properties in the proposed special assessment district is $2,616,603.99.
 
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 public hearing and will further be available for examination during the public hearing.  The special assessment roll is also available on the Township’s website at www.lansingtownship.org Click here to view the special assessment roll.  
 
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Supervisor has further reported that the assessment against each parcel of land within the proposed 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 proposed special assessment district.
 
            PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board will meet on Tuesday, the 27th day of October, 2020, 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 to hear any objections to the Drain Project, the proposed 2020 Montgomery Drain Maintenance and Improvement Project Special Assessment District, and/or the proposed special assessment roll.
 
            PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, due to restrictions on public gatherings related to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the public wishing to participate in the public hearing should do so virtually/electronically through Zoom. Members of the public may join the public hearing using the following Zoom instructions:
 
 
Lansing Township is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
 
Topic: Board of Trustees Public Hearing
Time: Oct 27, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
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Meeting ID: 231 542 1280
Passcode: LansingTwp
 
 
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            Written appearances, protests, and/or comments may be submitted to the Township Supervisor via email to dhayes@lansingtownship.org or at the following address: 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48917. Appearances and protests submitted in writing must be received by the Township at or before the time of the public hearing. Comments submitted will be read aloud during the public hearing.
 
            Appearance and protest at the public hearing, in person or in writing, are required in order to appeal the action of the Township Board in approving the special assessment district, the special assessment roll, and/or the amount of an assessment, to the Ingham County Circuit Court. A property owner or party in interest, or his or her agent, may appear in person at the public 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 public hearing may file a written appeal of a special assessment with the Ingham County Circuit Court within 35 days after the date the special assessment roll is confirmed by the Township Board.
 
 
Dated: October 7, 2020                                  ______________________________
                                                                        Susan L. Aten, Township Clerk
 
2 Issues City Pulse
October 14, 2020 and October 21, 2020
Affidavit please
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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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May 18, 2020

Dear Lansing Township Residents and Property Owners,
 
I would like to remind residents and property owners that the Township's Noxious Weeds Ordinance is in effect for all properties located in the Township.
 
The Code of Ordinances for the Charter Township of Lansing, Section 52, states that any noxious weeds or grass that are ten inches in height shall constitute a hazard and shall be cut or eradicated, when and as often as necessary.
 
For more information, please visit our website or contact me directly at 517-485-3510 or via email drichards@lansingtownship.org.
 
Respectfully,

Daniel L. Richards
Code Official
Charter Township of Lansing
517-485-3510

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***ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS***

This is to let you know that starting Friday, April 3, you can enroll in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Payment Protection Program (PPP). MTA is working with the Small Business Association of Michigan to help get the word out to Michigan communities and businesses about the program, which authorizes up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. The program is first-come, first-served.  By April 3, a Michigan-specific website dedicated to the program will be live to provide information on the program, a checklist and documents needed to apply, instructions on how to connect with a bank and/or finding a lender, and a budget tool to track and ensure the loan is forgiven. A sample PPP loan application has been released by the U.S. Treasury Department.

  • Starting April 3, 2020, small businesses, sole proprietorships and nonprofits can apply for and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing Small Business Association (SBA) lenders. 
  • Starting April 10, 2020, independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply for and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders.

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THE LANSING TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT 

IS NOW HIRING!


Click here for application

Please submit application and resume to: 

Lansing Township Clerk's Office
ATTN:  Fire Chief
3209 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing MI  48917

Deadline for submission is Friday, June 5, 2020
 

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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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DEQ Grants Granger Landfill Expansion Application

(click here to see letter of approval)

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West Side Water 2019 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.