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Kent County prepares for expanded services for veterans

Some individuals are critical of how the millage revenue will be spent.

December 12, 2014
Hiring of additional staff is underway in Kent County, as is the search for a new home for the county’s office of veterans services, the result of the successful millage vote in November. Read More

Public Record

December 12, 2014
Mortgages — December 12 Read More

County is talking trash

Waste haulers object to being ‘tax collectors.’

December 5, 2014
While Kent County commissioners move closer to a Dec. 18 vote on their latest plan for covering future “legacy” costs of three old county landfills, waste haulers are objecting to being tax collectors for the county government. Read More

Kent County to act on three union contracts

Committee unanimously endorses 2 percent wage increase per year.

December 5, 2014
A committee of the Kent County board of commissioners has approved three union contracts that will include 2 percent raises each year for three years, if the full board gives its assent Dec. 18. Read More

Public Record

December 5, 2014
Mortgages — December 5 Read More

Opting out

County and GRCC opt out of tax capture for Westside Corridor Improvement District.

November 28, 2014
Two taxing authorities that rely on property tax revenues — Kent County government and Grand Rapids Community College — opted out recently from Grand Rapids’ newest economic development initiative zone, the Westside Corridor Improvement District. Read More

Judge sentences ex-Kent County commissioner

November 26, 2014
| By AP
An ex-Kent County commissioner has been sentenced to jail for taking kickbacks while working in sales. Read More

Kent County OKs budget, $20M bond

2015 budget got the nod, as did backing a $20 million bond issue for the airport.

November 21, 2014
Several financial proposals came to a vote at the Kent County Board of Commissioners last week, not the least of which was the county’s 2015 budget. Read More

Hotels are on record pace again

Industry has been booming in Kent County since 2012.

November 14, 2014
Business and leisure travelers continued to make their way to Beer City USA and the Kent County region in 2014. Read More

Public Record

November 14, 2014
November 14 — Mortgages Read More