Medical Marihuana Ordinance Information

Council Member Adam Hussain Attended the Colonial Village Neighborhood Association meeting Tuesday, September 20 and reported on Lansing Council business and the latest updated summary of the Lansing Medical Marihuana ordinance.  summary-of-the-medical-marihuana-ordinance-1-august-2017.  Both Councilman Adam Hussain and Councilwoman Carol Wood will attend the Dwight Rich Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday, September 21.  If time permits after the Meet The Candidates for Mayor They will
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Another Opportunity to Meet Candidates Before November Election

Colonial Village Neighborhood Association will not have its annual Meet the Candidates event this year.  Here is an opportunity to meet the candidates: ENO Candidates Night, hosted by Eastside Neighborhood Organization, Room 213 Foster Community Center, 200 N. Foster on October 4, 2017 at  6 pm - Meet & Greet.  6:30pm - Question & Answer Session begins.  ENO has invited the candidates for City Council Ward #2 & Ward #4, At Large City council members, City Clerk and Lansing Mayor. 
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CVNA Thank You

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Many thanks to the sponsors and volunteers who made our Colonial Village Summer Picnic and Classic Car Show a special event.  The Lansing School District Visitor Center is a wonderful venue for our picnic.  We ate over 300 hotdogs, viewed … Continue reading

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Please Lock Garages and Car Doors

Earlier this month neighbors in the 1600/1700 block vicinity of Loraine left their garage door open and a snow blower and a lawnmower were stolen.  A blue pick-up truck was noticed in the neighborhood. 

If you have any information about this robbery or notice any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, please call the Lansing Police Department at 517 483-4600

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Important Rezoning Announcement

The Lansing City Council will be meeting Monday, August 14th, 7:00 pm. at the City Hall Council Chambers. They will be voting on the Rezoning Request for Victor Avenue. This would rezone the property west of the street behind Hobart/Walker (the old gun shop location) to the first house on the south side of Victor from single family residences to duplexes. Currently this property is wooded lots. The rezoning would allow a developer to build three duplexes on the property. At the June 2017 Colonial
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Important Announcement

The City of Lansing Committee on Development and Planning is meeting Monday, July 17th , 4:00 pm. at the City Hall 10 th Floor Conference Room. They will be discussing the Rezoning Request for Victor Avenue. This would rezone the property west of the street behind Hobart/Walker (the old gun shop location) to the first house on the south side of Victor from single family residences to duplexes. Currently this property is wooded lots. The rezoning would allow a developer to build three duplexes on
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City of Lansing Introduces Facade Improvement Matching Grant Opportunity

LANSING, MI – The City of Lansing announced a new matching grant opportunity for commercial, mixed-use, and office spaces outside of the downtown area.   The Targeted Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program will provide up to $15,000 in one-to-one reimbursed matching funds for new permanent structural and aesthetic improvements in critical areas of the City.  Go to:  LEAP Website “The Façade Improvement Matching Grant program is a targeted strategic effort aimed at improving the
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CVNA Garden For Our Community Youth

Spring and summer bring thoughts of colorful and beautiful flowers and, oh yeah, fresh vegetables too.  Want your kids to have a summer of fun they won’t forget while learning where their food comes from too?  Check out the Colonial Village Neighborhood Children’s Garden at Elmhurst School.  Call:  Amy 517 281-0478 or Brian 517 930-0013 for more information.
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Deer Over Population in Parks and Neighborhoods

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
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Congratulations! To CVNA’s Writing Contest Winners

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
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