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‘No Confidence’

The Lansing City Council voted 5-2 to pass a resolution of ‘no confidence’ regarding the Lansing Housing Commission Board of Commissioners. Councilmember At-Large Kathie Dunbar voted no on the resolution as did 4th Ward Councilman Brian Jackson. Councilmembers Carol Wood, Adam Hussain, Jody Washington, Jeremy Garza and Patricia Spitzley all voted in favor of the …

Homeless Hotel Revival?

At tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting, not only will the legislative body consider the development agreement for the Red Cedar Project, as well as a resolution of “no confidence” on the Lansing Housing Commission; it will also consider a request to rezone the former Magnuson Hotel. That property, nestled off 96 at the confluence of …

Check out Lansing’s Online News on Capital City Recap

Just a day after launching Lansing’s Online News, journalist Todd Heywood also began a stint on 1320 WILS doing fill in on the Capital City Recap on more compelling talk radio 1320 WILS. Check out his first eight interviews: Christopher Stralkowski discusses the Red Cedar development deal and plans being led by Lansing developer Joel …

City Council to consider ‘no confidence’ vote on Lansing Housing Commission

After a closed session last night at Lansing City Council, members of the body discussed a vote of  ‘no confidence’ in the embattled Lansing Housing Commission. It was tabled while members worked on language and will come back for a vote on July 9. “Some councilmembers had concerns about the language, so we tabled it,” …

The Pot Shop, The Clerk and a PPO

Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope has obtained a personal protection order against a medical marijuana dispensary employee. The employee, Mike Barron, is married to the applicant Chelsey Barron. Because Swope denied her application for a marijuana license, Mike has unleashed “multiple intimidating and harassing statements,” according to the paperwork filed in 30th Circuit Court June …