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Water billing schedule change, TIF agreement for crematorium – Village Board agendas 12/5/23

The December 5 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 6 p.m with the regular board meeting, which is followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting. Meeting take place at the Village Court Complex at 2710 170th Street.

Need an introduction to a Lansing Village Board meeting? We’ve got you covered:

Village Board meeting agenda (6 p.m.)

Many of the items brought before the Village Board at this meeting have been previously discussed in a Committee of the Whole meeting.

  1. CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM VILLAGE BOARD MEETING ON NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
    • ORDINANCE # 23-049, AMENDING ARTICLE II (“WATER AND SEWERAGE SYSTEM”) OF CHAPTER 40 (“UTILITIES”) OF THE LANSING MUNICIPAL CODE AND AMENDING THE SCHEDULE OF FEES RELATED TO WATER NONPAYMENT PROCEDURES AND FEES
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • ORDINANCE # 23-050, AUTHORIZING & APPROVING A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REDEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING & PEACE AND PARADISE, LLC, 2824 BERNICE ROAD
    • RESOLUTION # 1381, SUPPORTING THE RENEWAL OF A CLASS 6(B) REAL ESTATE TAX ASSESSMENT CLASSIFICATION APPLICATION BY LAND O’FROST, INC., LOCATED AT 16850 CHICAGO AVENUE
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
    • ORDINANCE # 23-051, CORRECTING A SCRIVENER’S ERROR DECLARING SURPLUS PROPERTY
    • ORDINANCE # 23-052, AUTHORIZING THE LANSING BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS TO AMEND THE RULES & REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO ELIGIBILITY LISTS AND TRAINING LEVELS OF CANDIDATES FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. ADJOURNMENT

Committee of the Whole meeting agenda (following the Board meeting)

These are new items brought to the Board for discussion. Prior to the meeting, Board members receive a Board packet that contains documents and background information relevant to the items on this agenda. They review the Board packet in order to be able to discuss the agenda items.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF C.O.W. ON NOVEMBER 21, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • SOUTHLAND WATER AGENCY UPDATE – AARON FUNDICH, CEO ROBINSON ENGINEERING
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • 2023 ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX LEVY
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • ANNEXATION PETITION – 2201 THORNTON-LANSING ROAD, PAMELA MUTH
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE GRADY-PEROVICH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT – REGARDING ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting location

Lansing Village Board meetings now begin at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Police and Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street, Lansing.

Open Meetings Act

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” The Village of Lansing posts agendas and minutes from public meetings in the “Documents” section of their website, and copies are usually emailed to The Lansing Journal as well.

Staying informed

Lansing Journal subscribers receive an email each morning with links to Lansing headlines, so they stay informed about items being discussed at Lansing Village Board meetings, as well as news that happens between meetings.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.