On behalf of Chris Swope, I am sending you an article that highlights services that many residents do not know is available at the Clerk’s office like US Passports, election poll worker opportunities and more. Please edit for length as you see fit.
As I am new to Chris Swope’s office, part of my responsibilities as the Chief Deputy Clerk is to help get the word out about upcoming elections, and services that the clerk’s office provides. I welcome your suggestions on the best way the Lansing Clerk’s Office can communicate with you and your neighbors.
In the coming days, we will be creating a Facebook page for the Clerk’s office, and we hope that you will like our page so that you can be kept up to date on relevant information. In the meantime, you can visit our web page at www.lansingmi.gov/clerk.
Chief Deputy Lansing City Clerk
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Services available from the Lansing City Clerk Office
If you need to apply or to renew a U.S. Passport, you can complete the application at the Lansing City Clerk’s Office. With a family friendly staff, photography services on-site, accessible bathrooms, and convenient hours that extends over the lunch hour, you can “buy local” by applying for your passport and keep the $25 service fee in your city. Credit cards are not accepted at this time and two separate payments are required when submitting an application, so please bring your check book, money orders or cashier checks.
“To make it most convenient to complete the process in one trip, I really recommend that you first visit our passport web page atwww.lansingmi.gov/Passports or call our office at 517-483-4131 to make sure that you have everything, “ said City Clerk Chris Swope.“ The paperwork can be quite confusing, but my staff is happy to walk you through it.”
The City Clerk’s office is responsible for the orderly conduct of elections. If you are interested and eligible for an absentee ballot or need to change your voter registration, please contact the office. Every election, election poll workers earn $120 or more to work the entire Election Day. The office is always accepting applications, and especially need workers with computer skills. Training sessions are required. It is a great way to serve our city and make a little extra income. For additional information about elections, such as confirming your voter registration, finding your poll location, sample ballot, and past City election results, visitwww.lansingmi.gov/Elections.
+20 Business Licenses
Over twenty different business license applications are available from the Clerk’s office. From auctioneers to waste haulers, details on the cost and more are available at www.lansingmi.gov/Business_Licenses
The City Clerk Office also prepares agendas and minutes for the Lansing City Council, maintains public city records, and has other legal responsibilities per the State of Michigan and the Lansing City Charter. If you have any questions related to these services, please contact us