A list of priorities composed by the Grand Ledge City Council will bring in members of the community through a large park project that’s being referred to as the Jaycee Park Master Plan. Jaycee Park, one of the many recreational areas in the City of Grand Ledge, will undergo several updates and construction work beginning this summer. The master plan for the park, originally set forth in 2013 with a construction start date of summer 2018, was officially adopted at the council’s Jan. 8 meeting earlier this year. According to the Grand Ledge City Council website, “Jaycee Park is 5.92 acres of pristine park land, situated along the Grand River.”
Adam Smith, the city administrator of Grand Ledge, talked about the City Council’s routine in choosing which projects to prioritize during the two-year periods.
The Waverly school board race that once did not have enough candidates to fill the ballot for four open seats now has seven candidates. Four people met the Oct. 26 deadline to run as write-in candidates, Eaton County Clerk Diana Bosworth said. They are:
Hundreds of people will be at work Tuesday across Delta Township and Eaton County to run the election. Their work includes issuing ballots to registered voters, monitoring the voting equipment, explaining how to mark the ballot or use the voting equipment and counting votes.
The Delta Township board has appointed Fonda Brewer to fill a vacant trustee seat. Brewer has been a resident of Delta Township for over 15 years and is retired from the Michigan Education Special Services Association.
The Delta Township Community Awards Committee is holding its annual community awards event Thursday at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel. The awards honor individuals, businesses and organizations that support the community.
On this week’s episode of Focal Point News, some things you may do while tailgating that could get you in trouble with the law. Also, a new church opened, but in an unusual location. Plus, an over 40-year-old service offered on campus is stopping for good. Homecoming is this week, we’ll take a look at some events that happened on campus and speak with the grand marshal of the parade. In sports, we recap the game against CMU and what to expect against Northwestern.
Residents of Grand Ledge and the surrounding areas came out on Saturday afternoon to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a parade and other festivities. The parade, sponsored by the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Association, began at 2:00 p.m. in downtown Grand Ledge.