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SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR 

2017 PUBLIC SAFETY SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT



Copies of the Proposed Public Safety Special Assessment Roll options are available in the Lansing Township Clerk's Office (moved to the Treasurer's Office).  The documents can also be viewed on this website:  Option 1 click here or Option 2 click here.

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NOTICE TO VOTERS IN PRECINCT 2

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING

Please take notice of a temporary change of your polling location for the November 7, 2017 Election.  The polling location for Precinct 2  will be moved from Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Avenue to Asbury United Methodist Church, located at 2200 Lake Lansing Road.  At this time, this is for the November 7, 2017 election only.  If it becomes a pernanent move, you will receive proper notifications.  

Susan L. Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing

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NOTICE OF HEARING

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING

INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR THE

2017 PUBLIC SAFETY SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT


            TO THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, the owners of the land described below within the 2017 Public Safety Special Assessment District, and any other interested persons:

           All lots and parcels of land within Lansing Township

            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Supervisor, or a designee thereof, has reported to the Township Board and filed in the office of the Township Clerk for public examination a special assessment roll related to all properties within the 2017 Public Safety Special Assessment District, and that are benefitted by the proposed public safety and emergency services improvement project generally described as follows:

                Certain public safety and emergency services improvements, including, but not limited to, (A) one or more

                ambulances; (B) one or more fire engines/vehicles to replace existing fire engines/vehicles; (C) Property Room

                upgrades, improvements and/or repairs; (D) computer hardware, software and related technology and equipment

                for the Property Room; (E) one or more police patrol vehicles; (F) in car cameras and microphones and related

                equipment for police patrol vehicles; (G) Interrogation Room camera, recording equipment and related equipment;

                and (H) other police and/or fire equipment, apparatus and operational costs (the “Project”)

            The special assessment roll has been prepared for the purpose of assessing the costs of Project within the 2017 Public Safety Special Assessment District, as more particularly shown on the plans and estimates of costs and expenses for the Project that are on file and available for public examination with the Township Clerk at the Township Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan. The total assessment is $2,000,000.

            PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board will meet on Tuesday, the 17th day of October, 2017, at 7:00 o’clock, p.m., at the Township Administration Building, 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48917, for the purpose of reviewing the proposed special assessment roll and the proposed distribution of the special assessment levy, and hearing any objections thereto. The proposed special assessment roll may be examined at the office of the Township Clerk during regular business hours of regular business days until the time of the hearing and may further be examined at the hearing.

            Appearance and protest at the hearing, in person or in writing, are required in order to appeal the action of the Township Board in approving the public safety/emergency services improvement special assessment project, the special assessment roll, and/or the amount of an assessment to the state tax tribunal. A property owner or party in interest, or his or her agent, may appear in person at the hearing to protest the special assessment proceedings or may file his or her appearance and protest by letter and his or her personal appearance will not be required. The owner or any person having an interest in the real property who protests in person or in writing at the hearing may file a written appeal of a special assessment with the state tax tribunal within 35 days after the date the special assessment roll is confirmed by the Township Board.

Dated: September 22, 2017                             ______________________________

                                                                        Susan L. Aten, Township Clerk

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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING

3209 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE

LANSING, MICHIGAN  48917

(517) 485-4063             



NOTICE OF MEETING DATE CHANGE

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

SCHEDULED FOR

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017

HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED

TO

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017

Susan L. Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing


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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING
NOTICE OF THE
SPECIAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF LANSING, COUNTY OF INGHAM, STATE OF MICHIGAN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That a Special Election will be held in the
Charter Township of Lansing,
County of Ingham, State of Michigan

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
From 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

AT THE PLACE OR PLACES FOR HOLDING THE ELECTION IN SAID TOWNSHIP AS INDICATED BELOW, VIZ:

PRECINCT 1 - First Christian Church, 1001 Chester Road
PRECINCT 2 - Asbury United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Lansing Road (temporary location)
PRECINCTS 3, 4, 6 - Waverly East Intermedicate School, 3131 W. Michigan Avenue

ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE, VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING FORMATS:  BRAILLE AND AUDIO

TO VOTE ON THE FOLLOWING COUNTY PROPOSAL:

COUNTY PROPOSAL

ESTABLISHING SEPARATE TAX LIMITATIONS FOR INGHAM COUNTY, THE TOWNSHIPS, AND THE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Shall separate tax limitations be established for an indefinite period, or until altered by the voters of the county for the County of Ingham and the townships and the intermediate school district within the county, the aggregate of which shall not exceed 8.0 mills as follows:

Mills
County of Ingham              6.8
Townships                         1.0
Intermediate School Dist   0.2

                   TOTAL            8.0

YES or NO


THE POLLS of said election will be open at 7 o'clock a.m. and will remain open until 8 o'clock p.m. of said day of election.


ABSENTEE BALLOTS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK, MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS FROM 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.


My Office will be open on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to accept absentee applications.


Susan L. Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing

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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.  REGISTRATION FORMS AND FEES ARE DUE OCTOBER 1, 2017.

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Fireworks

A few reminders for residents regarding the use of fireworks:

  • Fireworks are allowed only on the day before, day of, and day after a national holiday.
  • They can only be ignited from personal property.  It is illegal to ignite fireworks on public property (including streets and sidewalks), school property, church property or another person's property without their express permission.
  • It is illegal to discharge fireworks when intoxicated.
  • It is illegal to discharge fireworks between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.
  • $75 civil fine for first violation of the Township Fireworks Ordinance.  Each subsequent violation of the fine will double, not to exceed $500 per violation.

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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). 

   

Thank you for considering this opportunity.

Susan L. Aten, Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing

517-485-4063

 

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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. 

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