Author: Lucas Day

Before becoming Managing Editor in January 2024, Luke worked for two years as ELi’s City Desk Editor. A native of northern Michigan, he holds an associate of arts degree from Northern Central Michigan College, a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in social work, both from Michigan State University. Having been a beat reporter for The State News, Luke has a strong understanding of local government and town-gown relations. Prior to joining ELi, he also worked for The Graphic/Petoskey News-Review, Great Lakes Echo and The St. Ignace News and he interned with the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness. Click here to read more about our staff.
Council Majority Moves 2 of 3 Charter Amendments to the Ballot
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Council Majority Moves 2 of 3 Charter Amendments to the Ballot

It appeared as though voters would be deciding in November whether or not to expand the East Lansing City Council from five to seven members – briefly. Mayor Ron Bacon had started reading the final item on the business agenda at the Tuesday (July 11) City Council meeting when City Attorney Anthony Chubb interjected. “I…