UPDATE: DELTA TOWNSHIP TO DISCUSS ORDINANCE

  On Tuesday, September 3, the Delta Township Board of Trustees will discuss a proposed non-discrimination ordinance during their Committee of the Whole meeting. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. All Delta Township Trustees meetings are held at: Public Meeting Room A Delta Administration Building 7710 West Saginaw Highway Lansing, MI 48917 To RSVP, […]

UPDATE: Delhi Township

Tonight, Clerk Evan Hope introduced an anti-discrimination ordinance to the Delhi Township Committee of the Whole. Clerk Hope gave some background on the ordinances and on their presence in the community: “Meridian has passed an ordinance and Delta is very close. Lansing Township is now talking about it as well. That leaves us.” Clerk Hope […]

A Crash Course in Public Comments

Delivering testimony sounds scary. It’s intimidating. The word “testimony” alone conjures up images of courtrooms, cross examinations, and stern judges. I think that’s one of the reasons why so many municipalities refer to their time when the public can speak as “public comment” time.  A comment is certainly far less intimidating than “testimony. More than […]

Update: Delta Township makes progress on a non-discrimination ordinance

Last night, August 5, the Delta Township Board of Trustees continued discussions about a proposed ordinance that would prohibit housing, employment, and public accommodations discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.  The ordinance is *this* close to being ready for publication. Even a quick glance at the Delta Township ordinance is enough […]