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Items Tagged with 'Kent County'
Lease and operating contract is scheduled to make the rounds this week.
After operating and maintaining the John Ball Zoo and Park on the northwest side of Grand Rapids for the past 26 years, Kent County recently came close to transferring those duties to the new John Ball Zoo Corp. Read More
Commissioners OK land purchase for county park and allocate senior millage receipts.
When the New Year arrives, 291 clerical, professional and management employees at Kent County will get a 2 percent pay hike. On the same day, they will begin contributing more to their pensions. Read More
Commission vote will mark only the second preservation action this year.
Kent County commissioners will decide this week whether to accept a donation to its farmland preservation program, a gift that wasn’t totally embraced last week by the county’s Finance Committee. Read More
PDR program will get less, while veterans department likely will get more.
Although receipts from property taxes are expected to be up slightly next year, the county’s 2014 proposed general fund budget will look a lot like the 2013 spending plan. Read More
A social services agency in Kent County has laid off 11 staff members and is closing its food pantry in response to the federal government shutdown. Read More