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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
3209 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE
LANSING, MI  48917
PHONE:  (517) 485-4063

In compliance with Michigan Public Act 254

this meeting is being conducted via ZOOM Meeting Platform

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

AGENDA

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

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1.      Approval of Minutes:  June 8, 2021

2.      Approval of Agenda

3.      Public Comment

4.      Correspondence:

5.      Staff Reports

6.      Old Business

a.      Financial Advisor Agreement

7.      New Business

a.      2020 Audit Presentation

b.      Resolution 21-10 Charter Township of Lansing Flexible Benefit Plan (FSA)

8.      Supervisor’s Report

9.      Report from Attorney

10.   Committee Report­

11.   Public Comment

12.   Executive Session

- Pending Litigation – NCG, Inc. v Lansing Charter Twp. – MTT Docket #20-003080

- Attorney Client Privilege Communication  

13.   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.)

             All Board members will be participating in the meeting remotely.  Members of the public may contact any Board member in advance of the meeting to provide input or ask questions about business that will come before the Board:

Diontrae Hayes, Supervisor       dhayes@lansingtownship.org

Maggie Sanders, Clerk               clerk@lansingtownship.org

Marilyn McKenzie, Treasurer    mmckenzie@lansingtownship.org

Tracie Harris, Trustee                tharris@lansingtownship.org

John Broughton , Trustee           jbroughton@lansingtownship.org

Henrietta Brewer, Trustee          hbrewer@lansingtownship.org

Nathan Ruiz, Trustee                 nruiz@lansingtownship.org

 
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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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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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***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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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.