There is no question that the City of East Lansing made a mistake when it made its application to HUD to use CDBG funds for the project in question. Specifically, the city should have disclosed to HUD that one of the four properties abutting the sidewalk housed the City Attorney. This was the city’s error. People make mistakes, and the city owns this one.
The problem with Mr. Bellfy’s accusation and the reporting by ELi is that both imply that the City Attorney was … Read more →