July 14 Village Board meeting includes tribute to recently departed Trustee Michael Manno

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (July 18, 2020) – Roll call at the July 14 Village Board Meeting was both somber and poignant. A vase had been set in front of Trustee Mike Manno’s usual seat, and as each Trustee’s name was called, he or she responded “Here,” and then rose to place a blue … Read more

Village Board approves salary increase for Clerk

Mayor, Trustee salaries not included in amendment by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2020) – At the June 2 Village Board meeting, Trustees voted unanimously to approve Ordinance #20-015, which amends Chapter 2, Article VII of the Lansing Municipal Code. The Village Clerk salary is currently set at $45,000. Ordinance #20-015 proposes two possible … Read more

Police Chief Murrin summarizes May 31 lootings for Village Board

June 2 Committee of the Whole meeting includes extensive report by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 6, 2020) – “Communities across the country are continuing to grieve and to protest following the May 25th death of George Floyd in Minneapolis,” said Lansing Village Administrator Dan Podgorski during Tuesday night’s Village Board of Trustees Committee of … Read more