Lansing Government News

Crossing the Line -- Gas prices

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas fo…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Munster monitors water flow points along state line and Little Cal

MUNSTER | Town officials recently ratified an agreement with Lansing to recommend ways to strengthen and raise the levee along the Little Calu…

June 15, 2014 7:07 pm

Munster, Lansing seek to ensure flood control levees aren't breached

MUNSTER | No one from Munster is going to forget the massive flood of 2008 — or the promises that measures would be taken to prevent it from e…

June 01, 2014 7:45 pm

Lansing trustees OK $77.8M in appropriations for current fiscal year

LANSING | The Village Board approved an ordinance this week that dictates how government will spend its money during the fiscal year that bega…

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing to consider medical marijuana regulations in June

LANSING | The Village Board will be asked next month to consider a series of rules by which facilities selling marijuana for medical purposes …

May 15, 2014 1:45 pm

New system could give Lansing residents direct emergency warnings

LANSING | The Village Board heard a presentation last week about a new communications program that could let Lansing provide emergency warning…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing creates new TIF district along Torrence Avenue

LANSING | The village has created a tax increment finance district along Torrence Avenue to bolster economic development there.

April 19, 2014 1:30 pm

Senate bill would radically change school funding

Local school districts could see major changes in the funding they get from the state if a bill working its way through the Illinois Senate be…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing awards contract for first phase of levee maintenance

LANSING | The Village Board awarded a contract to a Bridgeview-based firm to do the first phase of maintenance and repairs to the levee that k…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing discussing improvements to Little Calumet River levee

LANSING | Municipal officials are reviewing what improvements they need to make to the Little Calumet River levee.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

South Holland, Lansing to rebid electric power rates under aggregation

Village boards for South Holland and Lansing approved this week to rebid contracts that set rates charged to local customers for their electricity.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Officials considering alternate parking restrictions for different parts of Lansing

LANSING | The village has restrictions on street parking when there is heavy snowfall that, by its own admission, it is not enforcing.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing's planning director gets new job

LANSING | The village’s director of planning and economic development in Lansing has resigned her post to accept a new job, but is still worki…

February 28, 2014 2:23 pm

Lansing to hold hearing for proposed TIF district along Torrence Avenue

LANSING | A pair of hearings regarding development of a Torrence Avenue tax increment finance district will take place in the next two months.

January 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Cal City, Lansing governments OK slight increases in tax levies

Homeowners in Calumet City and Lansing have local governments that made efforts this year to keep property tax levy increases to a minimum.

December 21, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing businesses seeking county tax breaks will now have to pay village a fee

LANSING | Businesses within the village that wish to get a property tax break from Cook County government will now have to pay municipal gover…

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Cook County officials hold line on property tax levy

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board gave its approval Wednesday to a property tax levy for the upcoming year that they say remains at the same lev…

December 04, 2013 8:15 pm

Lansing adds parking space in downtown Ridge Road district

LANSING | The village has sold a house it owned next door to the previous Village Hall and acquired land for more parking in the downtown Ridg…

November 24, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing residents complain about new trash pickup program

LANSING | About 75 people, many of whom are having trouble adapting to the village’s new trash pickup procedures, appeared Tuesday before the …

November 19, 2013 10:15 pm

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