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Monday, March 18,2013

Speak out on snow removal assessment

Public hearing scheduled Monday on snow and ice removal

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, July 15 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing at its meeting Monday night on the city’s first snow and ice removal assessment roll.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Au naturel

Lansing City Council members express concern over the administration’s plans to naturalize some city parks

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, July 20 — City officials are moving forward with plans to naturalize areas in more than a dozen parks in the city. Meanwhile, four City Council members are expressing concerns over where it’s happening and the alleged lack of information about how it’s being done.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Kids in the Hall

Bicyclists encourage the Lansing City Council to adopt new bike parking rules

by Andy Balaskovitz
Tuesday, July 26 — An unusually high number of spectators wearing bicycle helmets filled the Lansing City Council audience Monday night as the Council held a public hearing on a proposed bike-parking ordinance.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Naturalization update

City Council committee to discuss parks naturalization plan Monday

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, July 29 – The Lansing City Council’s Committee of the Whole is scheduled to discuss park naturalization plans Monday night that two weeks ago drew concern from four City Council members.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Casino to Council

Group takes new tactic in attempts to bring a casino to Lansing

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Aug. 1 – A local organization trying to bring a tribally owned casino to downtown Lansing is taking a new approach on how it plans to do so.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Sound off on casino

City Council announces public input sessions on Kewadin Lansing casino proposal

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Feb. 15 — The Lansing City Council has announced a pair of public forums on consideration of the Bernero administration's downtown casino proposal.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Township dispensary rules

An ordinance to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in Meridian Township surfaces; public hearing scheduled for Monday

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, Aug. 5 — Meridian Township could soon join the cities of East Lansing and Lansing in regulating medical marijuana businesses.
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Monday, March 18,2013

For Wood, the road to Council is easier than mayor’s office

Why Carol Wood thinks her easy primary victory Tuesday was different from her failed mayoral run

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Aug. 3 — Incumbent Carol Wood easily made it through the City Council primary election Tuesday, taking 55 percent of the vote. In 2009, she lost her bid for mayor 62 percent to 37 percent to Mayor Virg Bernero.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Holding off on bike parking

Public Services Committee chairwoman decides to delay Council vote on bike parking regulations, citing the need for more feedback, detailed guidelines

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Aug. 4 — City Councilwoman Jessica Yorko has decided to hold off on putting new bike-parking regulations up for a Council vote Monday, likely until September.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Another shot at golf course proposals

The Bernero administration will try again for Lansing City Council approval of a ballot initiative to permit the sale of golf course parkland.

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Aug. 4 — The Bernero administration will try again this month to get approval of putting the sale of Red Cedar and Waverly golf course land on the ballot, this time in the Nov. 8 General Election.
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