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Entries for May 2021

Board to Continue Virtual Meetings

Board to Continue Virtual Meetings

In accordance with Public Act 228 of 2020 amending the Open Meetings Act, and in accordance with the State of Emergency declared by the Board of Commissioners for Ingham County, the Board of Commissioners will continue to meet virtually.

Ingham County’s declaration applies to public bodies that “usually hold” their meetings in  Ingham County. The Declaration of Emergency has been extended through May 31, 2021.  A copy of the resolution can be found below. 

Justice Complex Update

Justice Complex Update

The construction of the new Justice Complex is progressing on time.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 22, 2021.  Renderings of the complex and the latest updates are available.
Board of Commissioners Approve Small Business Rescue Grant Program

Board of Commissioners Approve Small Business Rescue Grant Program

The Ingham County took action to assist small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by approving an $11 million Small Business Rescue Grant Program resolution to be administered by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP). The funding for the Program will come from Ingham County’s $56.7 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.
Potter Park Zoo's Black Rhino Calf Heading to a New Home in the Fall

Potter Park Zoo's Black Rhino Calf Heading to a New Home in the Fall

Jaali, the first black rhino calf in Potter Park’s 100-year history, will be heading to a new home this fall. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) black rhino Species Survival Program (SSP) has announced that Jaali will be paired with a young female for breeding at his new facility.