An income tax vote slated for this November's elections, designed to partially thwart the city’s increasing debt, will affect MSU students and faculty living in and around East Lansing if the ballot measure is approved.
Two weeks after finalizing the developmental future of the city’s blighted Park District area, East Lansing City Council unanimously approved a $125 million downtown re-shaping development which will add two multi-level mixed use buildings.
The City of East Lansing has yet to be served in regards to a federal lawsuit filed by Alliance Defending Freedom lawyers on behalf of The Country Mill owner Stephen Tennes, according to multiple city sources.
Mayor Mark Meadows and other members of council were common targets in a wave of mostly vulgar email responses to The Country Mill's lawsuit against the city.
East Lansing City Council voted 4-0 to approve the agreement. Demolition of the blighted Grand River buildings could begin later this summer, paving the way for a new hotel and other improvements.