Lansing Township Offices will be closed
Monday, February 15, for President's Day
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION NOTICE
MARCH PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
To be held on
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS of the Charter Township of Lansing, County of Ingham, State of Michigan:
THE STATUTORY DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING TO VOTE FOR THE MARCH PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION IN INGHAM COUNTY IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016.
BALLOT INCLUDES PROPOSAL:
WAVERLY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
SINKING FUND MILLAGE FOR BUILDING AND SITE PURPOSES
1 MILL FOR 10 YEARS
Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the administrative offices of Waverly Community Schools, 515 Snow Road, Lansing, Michigan 48917-4502, telephone: (517) 319-3027.
Persons residing in the Charter Township of Lansing registering after the deadline will not be eligible to vote at this election.
My office is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. for the purposes of registering qualified electors in said Township who apply. Voters may also register by mail using a mail-in voter registration form or in person at a Secretary of State Branch Office or the applicant’s county, city or township clerk’s office.
PERSONS ENTITLED to be registered voters in the Charter Township of Lansing must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of the election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the Charter Township of Lansing for not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.497)
Susan L. Aten, Clerk
Charter Township of Lansing
3209 W. Michigan Avenue
Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Clerk’s office.
One Issue: January 31, 2016
Delta/Waverly Comm. News and Lansing Comm. News
SIDEWALK REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT
The plan for 2015 for the sidewalks as approved by the Board of Trustees is:
(1) At the end of May, critical sections of sidewalks will start to be replaced in the Ravenswood subdivision by the concrete contractor. (Not all marked squares will be replaced during this time.)
(2) In June, the American Grinding Company will grind and survey sidewalks in the Edgemont subdivision. Sidewalks with trip hazards between 1/4 inch and 1-1/2 inch will be ground to meet the change of gradient and slip-resistance standards for pedestrian surfaces as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Sidewalks that are significantly cracked, over 1-1/2 inch raised or over 50% spalled will be identified for replacement.
(3) At the end of June and in July after the grinding is completed and the walks that need replacing are identified by the American Grinding Company, the concrete company will go into Edgemont and complete the replacement work.
(4) If the Township determines that the grinding of the sidewalks is an important process in the repair of our sidewalks, they will continue into the Ravenswood subdivision with the grinding and surveying for this subdivision. Time permitting, the concrete company will go back into Ravenswood and complete the identified squares to replace those that were not able to be ground.
Residential Rental Property Registration Now in Effect
On July 1, 2014, the Charter Township of Lansing Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance requiring the registration and inspection of residential rental property. This ordinance is effective beginning August 6, 2014. Information will be sent to all properties currently in the rental database. You can also download the information here. If you have any questions, please contact the building department at (517) 485-3510. REGISTRATION FORMS AND FEES ARE DUE OCTOBER 6, 2014.
Section 21-7.2 Clearing Snow, Ice and Debris
Whenever any snow of an accumulation of two inches or more, or any accumulation of ice or debris, shall accumulate, form, fall or drift on or across any sidewalk, the owner of the lot or premises will remove or cause to be removed such snow, ice or debris within 24 hours after the snow, ice or debris has accumulated, formed, fallen or drifted on the sidewalk.
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 $10.00 per hour.
Thank you for considering this opportunity.
Susan L. Aten, Clerk
Charter Township of Lansing
The Charter Township of Lansing Township DDA Development and TIF Plan (as adopted) is available for review. Click here to view the plan.