Archive for Thursday, May 5, 2005

Ceremonial items fill council’s agenda

May 5, 2005

Proclamations and recognitions will be the order of the evening at this week's meeting of the Lansing City Council.

Mayor Kenneth Bernard is scheduled to give certificates of appreciation to Jeff Hoins, a Lansing High School senior who has assisted with the city's LGTV productions, and John Whittamore Jr., a Boy Scout who assisted with clearing 1,200 feet in the city's trail system.

Bernard also will present a check for $100 to Harold Laurence, who designed the winning logo in the Lansing DAZE logo contest, which was cosponsored by the city and The Current.

The mayor will issue five proclamations during the meeting: for Municipal Clerks Week; See America Week/ National Tourism Week; Building Safety Week; Lansing Police Week; and National Public Works Week.

Once the ceremonial items are completed, council members are scheduled to elect their council president for the coming year. Ward 2 Council member Don Studnicka currently holds the seat.

The meeting gets under way at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the council chambers at City Hall, 800 First Terrace.

Here's the agenda:

Consent agenda:

¢ Consider minutes from the council's April 21 meeting.

Regular agenda:

¢ Audience participation

¢ Present a certificate of appreciation to Jeff Hoins.

¢ Recognize Lansing DAZE logo contest winner Harold Laurence.

¢ Present a certificate of appreciation to John Whittamore Jr.

¢ Proclaim Municipal Clerk's Week, May 1-7; See America Week/National Tourism Week, May 7-15; Building Safety Week, May 8-14; Lansing Police Week, May 15-21; and National Public Works Week, May 15-21.

¢ Election of council president.

¢ Consider reappointments of John Calhoun, Mike Suozzo and Janette Labbee-Holdeman to the Lansing Planning Commission.

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