Public Works

Special Storm Debris Collection Starts Monday

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wednesday's windstorm led to power outages, closed schools, and downed limbs and trees. In response, East Lansing's Department of Public Works is offering special debris pick-up starting Monday.

Snow and Ice Reminders and Tips

Monday, December 12, 2016

Now seems like a good time to provide some reminders and tips from ELi about snow and ice management for East Lansing residents.

Couple Relieved Lawsuit Is Over, But Warn Others

Thursday, November 3, 2016

In spite of it costing them stress and money, Dick and Conni Crittenden do not regret fighting BWL to save their trees. In fact, they're still urging other East Lansing homeowners to do the same.

Council Condemns House, Allows Pumpkin Parking

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What did City Council do this week? Condemned a house, followed a wish to have free parking during the Great Pumpkin Walk, set a tax exemption hearing, and much more.

Ask ELi: BWL and Your Trees—What Are Your Rights?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Today, "Ask ELi" looks at the question of what rights property owners have with regard to BWL's tree trimming and tree removal. We talk to Greg McClelland, the lawyer who defended two East Lansing homeowners sued by BWL.

Judge Declines to Dismiss Workers’ Suit Against City

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Judge Clinton Canady refused today to dismiss the suit brought by nine workers at the wastewater treatment plant against the City of East Lansing, saying the workers may be able to show the City failed to adequately protect them from asbestos and mercury exposure.

CATA Presents Possible Revisions to BRT Plan

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This week, CATA presented residents with several alternatives to the originally proposed BRT plan, based on community feedback. Ann Nichols reports.