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-Mayor Virg Bernero

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Committees

Development and Planning

1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. or At the Call of the Chair

  • Derrick Quinney, Chair
  • Jody Washington, Vice Chair
  • Tina Houghton, Member

Reviews economic development matters, EDC projects and the five-year plan covering development goals, policies, services and overall directions; reviews all matters having to do with land use, including zoning, plats and historical designations; reviews proposed modifications to the Master Plan; reviews acquisition and disposition of public property; and reviews changes to CDBG programming.


General Services

1st Tuesday of the Month @ 3:30 p.m. or At the Call of the Chair

  • Jessica Yorko, Chair
  • Carol Wood, Vice Chair
  • Jody Washington, Member

Reviews licensing and regulation matters, personnel matters and human services; reviews matters pertaining to the arts, cultural and community-wide activities, special events and leisure time programs; has general oversight of City government operations (except those more specifically covered by another standing committee); reviews and prepares amendments or revisions to Council Rules; and develops policies that would turn over routine matters to the Administration wherever possible.


Intergovernmental Relations

Meets At the Call of the Chair

  • Tina Houghton, Chair
  • Kathie Dunbar, Vice Chair
  • Jessica Yorko, Member

Represents Council in outreach efforts to improve working relationships with other political entities, with regional agencies and, internally, with such bodies as the Board of Water and Light, the Lansing Housing Commission and the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority. Its primary charge is to lead in the exploration of intergovernmental cooperation, toward provision of needed services in the best manner by the most appropriate jurisdiction with the least duplication of effort, to include specific emphasis on achieving a regional approach to various issues.


Public Safety

2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. or At the Call of the Chair

  • Jody Washington, Chair
  • Jessica Yorko, Vice Chair
  • A'Lynne Boles, Member

Reviews service levels and issues related to public safety, including police, fire, ambulance, emergency services, traffic environment and the building inspection program.


Public Services

1st & 3rd Friday @ 3:30 p.m. or At the Call of the Chair

  • Kathie Dunbar, Chair
  • Derrick Quinney, Vice Chair
  • Judi Brown Clarke, Member

Reviews all matters pertaining to wastewater treatment, sewer and street needs, long range infrastructure, and parks and recreation needs and development, and the Municipal parking system, including parking enforcement and policies.


Ways and Means

2nd & 4th Fridays @ 3:30 p.m. or At the Call of the Chair

  • Carol Wood, Chair
  • Tina Houghton, Vice Chair
  • Derrick Quinney, Member

Reviews all proposed modifications to the City's annual Budget and program audits prepared by the Internal Auditor, the City's short-range and long-range financial condition, workforce needs for City operations and financial impact statements developed on proposed actions; and reviews and develops policy recommendations on City financial and budget matters.


Committee on Personnel

Wednesdays-Bi Monthly or At the Call of the Chair

  • Judi Brown Clarke, Chair
  • A'Lynne Boles, Vice Chair
  • Kathie Dunbar, Member
  • Carol Wood, Member

The Committee on Personnel shall consider, study, and recommend with respect to the following council staff matters:recruitment; selection; discipline; performance evaluations; job descriptions; policy and procedure manual development; any other personnel matter referred to it by council.


Committee of the Whole

5:30 p.m. before regularly scheduled Council Meetings or At the Call of the Chair

  • A'Lynne Boles, Chair
  • Judi Brown Clarke, Vice Chair
  • Kathie Dunbar
  • Tina Houghton
  • Derrick Quinney
  • Jody Washington
  • Carol Wood
  • Jessica Yorko


Elected Officers Compensation Commission

To Be Determined

  • Patricia Curran
  • Don LeDuc
  • Brian T. Huggler
  • Cassie Hays
  • Catherine Groll


Ad Hoc on Billboards


Ad Hoc on Early Retirement


AD Hoc on Board of Ethics


Ad Hoc on City Market


Ad Hoc on City Rental Properties


Ad Hoc on Downtown Revitalization


Ad Hoc on Housing


Ad Hoc on Sewer Rates


Ad Hoc on Southside Community Center


Ad Hoc Committee on Stormwater Utilty


Ad Hoc on Supplier Diversity


Board of Ethics


Committee on Stormwater/CSO


Committee on Economic Development


Sherrie Boak
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Contact
Lansing City Council
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Lansing , MI 48933
Ph: 517-483-4177
Fax: 517-483-7630
council@lansingmi.gov

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