Following public concern, Lansing supervisor denies developer donation impacted vote

A recent vote regarding a big development in Lansing has stirred some controversy.

At a Lansing Town Board meeting last week, it came to a head when some members of the public voiced concern with a recent vote by Town Supervisor Ed LaVigne, who voted to extend the construction date of the Village Solars project. LaVigne, a Republican, is currently seeking re-election, and some raised concern and said he should have abstained from the vote because the project developers – the Lucente family – had donated $8,400 to the Lansing Republican Committee a few weeks before.

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