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Capital Area Transportation Authority
 Public Meeting Notice

Proposed Fixed-Route Service Changes
Effective Aug. 30, 2021

The Capital Area Transportation Authority will host a series of public meetings to present proposed fixed-route service changes effective Aug. 30, 2021. The following routes are included in the proposal:

 

Route 18.................Capital City Crosstown
                               New route, connecting South Lansing to East Lansing/MSU, by way of Grand River/Michigan,
Harrison, Forest and Mt. Hope. This route will serve MSU campus, the Capital Area Multimodal Gateway, the new McLaren Hospital, Cole Academy, and all current and new bus stops along the route.
Route 20................South Harrison – Jolly – Dunckel
                                Established route with a minor change in routing along Collins Road between Forest Road and Jolly
Road.
 
Details of proposed changes will be available online after June 22 at cata.org/Fall2021updates. Representatives from CATA will be present at the open-forum public meetings listed below. There is no formal presentation planned, which will allow CATA staff to meet and interact with attendees on an individual basis, while maintaining safe distancing. Public comment is welcome. The same service information will be available at each meeting, allowing area residents to attend any session of their choosing.
 
         Date                      Municipality                                 Facility                                         Address                          Time          
                             Lansing, East Lansing            Former Sears Building in
Mon. July 19              & Lansing Township             Frandor Shopping Center          3131 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing          6 – 7:30 p.m.
Tues. July 20            Meridian Township                  Central Fire Department              5000 Okemos Road, Okemos         6 – 7:30 p.m.
Thurs. July 22          Delhi Charter Township        Community Services Center             2074 Aurelius Road, Holt               6 – 7:30 p.m.
 
All facilities are served by CATA fixed routes and Spec-Tran for the duration of each meeting. Spec-Tran rides must be reserved by 5 p.m. the evening before the session you plan to attend. If you require special accommodations, please contact CATA Customer Service at 517-394-1000 with your request. CATA will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations requested by Friday, July 16, 2021.
 
If you are unable to attend a meeting but would like to provide input, visit cata.org/Fall2021updates, email your comments to marketing@cata.org or write us as at the following address:
 
Fall 2021 Service Changes Feedback
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Attn: Marketing Department
4615 Tranter Street, Lansing, MI 48910
 
You may also call our hotline at 517-999-2549 between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. during scheduled meetings, and a CATA Representative will document your feedback. Calls will not be monitored when meetings are not in session. All comments must be received by 7:30 p.m. July 22, 2021. Follow us at facebook.com/rideCATA and twitter.com/rideCATA for the latest information.
 
 
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LANSING TOWNSHIP OFFICES
WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 28

 

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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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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

 

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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.