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Street Talk: And not a penny from the millage

Still sharp.

March 27, 2015
Kent County commissioners were at the dedication last week of the new Kent County Veterans Services office, formerly called the Kent County Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More

Public Record

March 27, 2015
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Kent County home values back to pre-recession levels

Now there just isn’t enough inventory to meet buyer demand.

March 20, 2015
The long, deep recession that flattened the residential real estate and home construction industries has finally ended, with an early indication that home prices in Kent County rose an average of 7.25 percent in 2014. Read More

Kent planning qualifies for FEMA grant

The $708,653 will enable Plainfield Township to buy and remove flood-prone homes.

March 20, 2015
Kent County has had a hazard mitigation plan in effect for years, which is why it qualifies for a $708,653 FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant to be used by Plainfield Township to acquire and remove 15 flood-prone houses along the Grand River. Read More

Teamwork proposed for HUD planning

The agreement would save money.

March 6, 2015
Kent County is proposing to join with the cities of Grand Rapids and Wyoming to consolidate some aspects of their annual planning for Housing and Community Development projects funded by the federal Housing and Urban Development administration. Read More

Inside Track: Wieland is passionate about trash

Kent County’s manager of Resource Recovery & Recycling doesn’t want landfills to become our environmental legacy.

February 27, 2015
Kristen Wieland will tell you she’s no girly-girl when it comes to recycling. Read More

County OKs ‘concept’ of zoo expansion

February 27, 2015
Kent County commissioners approved the future “concept” of an expanded John Ball Zoo, as reflected in the zoo’s newly updated 10-year master plan. Read More

Public Record

February 27, 2015
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Kent County eyes zoo master plan

There is also talk at John Ball Zoo about a possible future millage to fund it.

February 20, 2015
The Kent County Board of Commissioners will review the John Ball Zoo’s new master plan this week, which has to be updated every 10 years and approved by the county, under the terms of the county’s lease contract with the nonprofit corporation that now runs the zoo. Read More

Public Record

February 20, 2015
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