Lansing City Council accepts resignations of mayor and deputy city clerk

by Alexis Johnson

The regular meeting of the Lansing City Council was held Monday, June 7. Discussion centered around the consent agenda, acceptance of the resignation of the mayor, acceptance of the resignation of the deputy city clerk, considering placing of a police support flag and the Parks report.

A motion was made and seconded to approve the resignation of Mayor Kyle Walleser due to his recent change in employment status not allowing him to fulfill the duties of mayor. The council considered whether to appoint someone to the office or hold a special mayor election. A motion was made and seconded with minimal discussion to appoint a mayor to fill out the current term of office.

The council also accepted the resignation of Deputy City Clerk Julie Rethwisch. An advertisement for the position of deputy city clerk will be placed in the newspaper (see Page 34 of the June 9, 2021 print edition and e-edition of The Standard).

A motion was made and seconded to approve that there will not be a police support flag placed outside City Hall at this time following extensive discussion on the matter.

A motion was made and seconded to approve opening the Lansing Swimming Pool Tuesday through Thursday from 12-5 p.m. and from 5-6 p.m. for water aerobics. A motion was made and seconded to approve Jennifer Davis as head manager at the Lansing Swimming Pool. The council also considered the hiring of Maya Draka, Monica Davis, Macy Manning and Alexis Johnson as lifeguards at stated pay. A motion was made and seconded to approve lifeguard pay certification and the City will reimburse the guard by chosen preference.

Fireworks will be offered as a donation for the Fourth of July. A motion was made and seconded to approve the Parks report.

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