Items Tagged with 'Daryl Delabbio'


Delabbio retires with no regrets

Kent County administrator was ‘truly masterful’ as public servant.

October 7, 2016
At 31 years old, Daryl Delabbio had his dream job. Read More

Street Talk: TPP could benefit West Michigan

Dreamer Daryl.

September 30, 2016
Matt Priest believes the Trans-Pacific Partnership could benefit West Michigan, and he will be in West Michigan this week to explain why. Read More

Kent County administrator and controller announces retirement

September 29, 2016
Long-time Kent County Administrator and Controller Daryl Delabbio is retiring. Read More

Kent County administrator’s request for tax increase should be scrubbed

August 21, 2015
Kent County Administrator Daryl Delabbio has asked the board of commissioners to consider a tax hike to the full amount approved by voters, noting the Headlee tax limitation amendment essentially caps the county’s revenue collections — exactly as it was intended. Read More

Kent County delays dispatch consolidation

Funding uncertainties may delay it a year or two, according to the county administrator.

July 24, 2015
The executive committee of the Kent County Board of Commissioners has tabled a proposal from the Kent County Dispatch Authority to pursue a fully consolidated county-wide organization for taking 911 calls and dispatching first responders. Read More

Expecting: airport authority finally may have a ‘birth’ date

Kent County commissioners could vote on it at end of August.

July 24, 2015
It’s been a long gestation — longer, even, than that of an elephant — but it appears the new regional airport authority that will take over management of Gerald R. Ford International Airport may be “born” in late August, as a Kent County official put it. Read More

Street Talk: The happy and scary of government finances

Street legal.

October 10, 2014
Kent County Administrator/Controller Daryl Delabbio is recommending a 2015 budget for both operating and capital needs that calls for a total expenditure of $363.9 million, a 1.7 percent increase over the budget set for 2014. Read More

Not a lot of changes in store for county operating budget

PDR program will get less, while veterans department likely will get more.

October 18, 2013
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

County executive gets contract extension

September 20, 2013
Kent County commissioners recently gave their top executive a unanimous vote of confidence by extending his employment contract for three more years. Read More

County may spend more next year on technology

May 3, 2013
Although the details aren’t known yet, the next Kent County budget may contain more money for technology — if commissioners agree to allocate funding for that use. Read More