CVNA’s guest speaker for the April meeting will be Emily Stevens, Lansing Parks and Recreation. She will be bringing information on summer classes and other activities. Join us for refreshments and bring your comments and questions. The meeting will be held in the Grace United Methodist Church community room, 1900 Boston Blvd. corner of Mt. Hope. If you have questions or suggestions for future meetings please let us know. Like us on Facebook or send us an email.
If you missed CNVA's March 15 meeting you missed some very pertinent information from the county, city and neighborhood perspective. There was lively discussion and Q&A session with Victor Celentino, Ingham County Commissioner, Representative Andy Schor, 68 Dist., House of Representatives, and Judy Brown Clark, Lansing City Council who reported on status of marijuana licensing and other local issues. Anita Beavers, CVNA's historian gave a brief history of the Colonial Village area
The first 2017 meeting of the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association (CVNA) was held on February 15, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church. The open forum attended by over 30 neighbors was called to support the continuation of CVNA and to fill vacancies on the CVNA Board.
William Woodworth, Area 2 Representative, moderated the meeting and called for nominations from the floor. With surprise and welcomed applause, June Kenfield (a past president) stepped up to fill the president’s chair.
The Lansing Parks Board receives complaints throughout the year about deer in city parks and neighborhoods. Park Board members have begun to study the issue and gather information. "Our goal is to create scientifically sound data that will allow the board to facilitate neighborhood programs about co-existing with the urban deer herd and for population control, especially for containment of Chronic Wasting Disease." according to Parks Board member James McClurken..
A special sub-committee of
Prizes were awarded to contest winners. Thank you to four young creative writers who submitted entries to the first CVNA writing contest. The contest was for children ages (6-8) (8-11) and ages (12 & 13). Each winner received a prize of $15. Congratulations to: Emily Putman, Makenna Smieska and Allyric Patterson. Audrie Cook received a prize and honorable mention for her story. Click here to read the winning stories.
Writers were to choose one of the following topics to write
CVNA History: Did you ever wonder when, why and how CVNA got started? Who started it and what was the purpose? Get answers to these questions and much more by reading the association’s history, years 1998 – 2016, recently written by CVNA’s volunteer historian and past president Anita Beavers.
CVNA Newsletter, October edition, was delivered to each home in Colonial Village Neighborhood. If you didn’t receive your copy, click here, for latest copy. Sign up here to receive CVNA’s electronic newsletter for more frequent information and news in the Community.
Lansing's Snow Ordinance requires homeowners to clear sidewalks the full width of the sidewalk and, if on a corner, clear snow and ice on the corner property as well. Call 517-483-4161 for additional information or to lodge a complaint about snow and ice covered sidewalks.
If not removed and there is a complaint about snow or ice on the property, the City will send someone out to check. If the snow and ice is not cleared a sticker will be placed on the door giving the homeowner an
Its a fact. "SB 636 - Elimination of Landline Telephones"
Melissa Siefert, associate state director at AARP Michigan, spoke about the impact of Senate Bill 636 on our area at CVNA's February 19 meeting. The bill which passed the Senate and is in the House is one vote away from becoming law. domain links . This law will enable phone companies to eliminate landline service with only 90 days’ notice starting in 2017.
AARP, 911 Responders, Sheriffs Associations and many others are against
LBWL, Lansing Board of Water and Light, customers who experienced an electric outage for 120 hours or more due to the December 22 ice storm are eligible for a $25 credit, and an additional $5 per day after that. To apply complete this Catastrophic Storm Outage Credit form. analysis of website . domain links . day-trips internet use statistics . hosting information . check links translate .