Lansing City Oak Park Sale Question (August 2012)

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A Lansing City Oak Park Sale Question measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the city of Lansing, which is in Ingham County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 7,595 (68.03%)Approveda
  • NO 3,569 (31.97%)[1]

This measure sought to allow the city to sell the portion of land noted as Oak Park.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

SHALL THE CITY OF LANSING, FOR REDEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, BE AUTHORIZED TO SELL OR OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF THAT PORTION OF OAK PARK LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS: A parcel of land in the Northwest 1/4 of Section 15, T4N, R2W, Lansing Township, Ingham County, Michigan, the surveyed boundary of said parcel described as: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Section 15; thence S00°24'38"W along the West line of said Section 15 a distance of 796.25 feet; thence S89°39'06"E parallel with the North line of Genesee Street a distance of 41.25 feet to the East right of way line of the Conrail Railroad and the point of beginning of this description; thence S89°39'06"E parallel with said North right of way line 258.36 feet; thence N00°50'31"E 117.97 feet; thence S88°33'33"E 162.34 feet; thence S00°37'20"W 119.79 feet; thence S04°08'03"W 96.44 feet to said North right of way line; thence N89°39'06"W along said North right of way line 414.86 feet to said East right of way line; thence N00°24'38"E along said East right of way line 101.15 feet to the point of beginning; said parcel containing 1.40 acres more or less; said parcel subject to all easements and restrictions if any. The building known as the Vector building, located in Oak Park, and the fenced portion of the parking area located to the east and north of the Vector Building?[3]


  1. Ingham County Election, Current Election Results
  2. Ingham County Clerk, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.