Items Tagged with 'Kent County'


Kent County commission to consider agribusiness study

Recurring concerns about farmland preservation led to the proposal.

April 18, 2014
An agribusiness “community work group,” similar to the one set up by Kent County a couple of years ago to study collaboration and potential consolidation of local governments, has been proposed by the Board of Commissioners’ Executive Committee. Read More

Public Record

April 18, 2014
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Farmland preservation to continue in 2014

April 11, 2014
Applications will continue to be accepted for farmland preservation by Kent County this year under the county’s Purchase of Development Rights program, but without any county funding appropriated for the program. Read More

Public Record

April 4, 2014
April 5 — Mortgages Read More

Kent County picks up $1.9M for roads

April 4, 2014
Michigan’s roadways are getting some extra financial support after the brutal winter. Read More

Kent County fills vacant seat

March 27, 2014
A business owner, described as a “political neophyte” by a Kent County commissioner, was the unanimous choice of the county Board of Commissioners this morning to fill the District 6 seat left vacant by the resignation of Mike Wawee in February. Read More

Public Record

March 14, 2014
March 15 — Mortgages Read More

Kent County recycling is on the rise

Scrap value of plastic reflects fluctuations in global oil prices.

March 7, 2014
Kent County residents were recycling more than ever in 2013, with the county’s Recycling and Education Center, 977 Wealthy St. SW, Grand Rapids, taking in a record amount of waste in a single stream composed of paper, plastics, glass, cardboard and corrugated paper. Read More

Public Record

February 28, 2014
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Kent County fills vacant commissioner seat

February 27, 2014
The Kent County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Thursday morning to fill the District Five seat left vacant by the resignation last month of Commissioner Sandi Frost Steensma. Read More