LOUNEY TO BE SWORN IN AS NEW INGHAM COUNTY COMMISSIONER TONIGHT-“Local leaders hail Dennis Louney’s
Courtesy Photo-Dennis Louney, Ingham County Commissioner District 10
(Mason, MI) Dennis Louney, Ingham County Commissioner District 10 appointee, will be sworn in at tonight’s Ingham County Board of Commissioners meeting, 6:30 PM at the Ingham County Courthouse, 341 S. Jefferson Ave., Mason, MI 48854.
Local leaders expressed delight at the selection of Louney, speaking highly of him. “Dennis understands the needs of the community and I’m excited to work with him in this position,” said City of Lansing Mayor Andy Schor. “I’ve worked with Dennis in the past and he brings a wealth of experience in public policy. He’ll be a great addition to the County Board,” said East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows. Charter Township of Lansing Supervisor Dion’trae Hayes stated, “Dennis brings great enthusiasm and communication abilities to the County Board. I am confident that he will be a great representative for the Township.”
Louney is a 30-year resident and homeowner on Lansing’s eastside. He has served on the Capital Area United Way Board, as PTA president at Fairview Elementary, Eastside Spartans youth football program Director and as a local Scout/Cubmaster. Employed by Spicer Group Engineering, his emphasis will be to ensure the County has a strong asset management plan that will address aging roads and infrastructure. In addition, he will push to make Ingham County a leader in energy efficiency, land use and clean water.
He has a strong background in public policy working as a legislative assistant in the Mic
higan legislature for 11 years under Bill Faust and Curtis Hertel Sr. and serving as Delta Dental of Michigan’s government relations representative for 12 years. In addition, Louney, was recently reappointed to the Lansing Board of Water and Light in 2018 by Mayor Schor. He also serves as chair of the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council, a position he has held since 2016.
Louney was chosen after ten applicants applied to fulfill the remaining term of Brian McGrain’s District 10 seat. McGrain resigned to assume the position of Director of Economic Development and Planning at the City of Lansing under new Mayor Andy Schor. Out of the ten applicants, one was disqualified due to residency and seven were interviewed. Two applicants dropped out before the interview process.
“I believe that the Ingham County government has a responsibility to be transparent and engage our citizens. As County Commissioner, I promise I will always put the interests of our citizens first!” stated Louney.
If you would like more information on this please contact Dennis Louney at (517) 388-5378 or firstname.lastname@example.org.