Thursday, April 25 — At tonight's Lansing Board of Education meeting, the board approved a modified lease for a large-scale printer, bought more gas for the buses and tabled a resolution related to possible administrative cuts.
The top official for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership said Tuesday afternoon that a solution has been reached for the Niowave pole barn problem. But this is the final offer, so neighbors will have to take it or leave it.
Friday, April 19 — If you’re interested in getting more involved in local government, there are a number of expiring and vacant City board and commission positions available. The deadline for application is May 1.
The tepid response of Walnut Neighborhood residents to a proposed redo of Niowave Inc.'s pole barn has once again placed the company's request for a $550,000 tax break on hold. Niowave says there's not enough money to budget for more changes.
Walnut Neighborhood residents see "major flaws" in a plan to fix the fašade of their corporate neighbor's research facility because it does not go far enough in blending the building with its surroundings.
Wednesday, April 17 — Well, that didn’t last long. The Bay City MLive hub has dropped from its website an online legislative tracking system run by the conservative Mackinac Center for Public Policy. The decision came after two days of criticism from progressives and some MLive readers.
Tuesday, April 16 — A police union official says there is no way the Fraternal Order of Police will reopen its employee contract with the city before it expires in 2015, which could put a kink in the Bernero administration’s plan to save $700,000 through concessions in the budget year that starts July 1.
Monday, April 15 — The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission is looking for citizen input to develop a community vision of the area’s busiest thoroughfare: the Michigan Avenue and Grand River Avenue corridor.