Lansing Council green lights soccer; takes closer look at scooters

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For the first time in mid-Michigan, according to Lansing mayor Andy Schor,  Michigan has a professional soccer team.

And it’s home is in the capital city.

Last night the lansing City Council’s Committee of the Whole gave the green light to a deal allowing the professional Lansing Ignite soccer team to play their games at Cooley Law stadium. 

According to Mayor Andy Schor’s Facebook page, Ignite soccer is the first professional soccer club in Lansing.

The mayor says that’s a great economic development.

Games will start next spring.

Also happening next spring, the Committee on Public Service is considering a new ordinance regulating the new scooter industry sweeping across the country.

The committee discussed the issue at last night’s meeting.

Members say they’re looking forward to getting to the bottom of all the legal questions and incorporating the scooters into the transportation industry. 

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