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Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids City Commission'
Work will be completed by end of year or early next spring.
The Grand Rapids City Commission has awarded another series of contracts for the major repair of city streets since a majority of voters agreed to pay for it by approving an extension of a temporary income tax increase for the next 15 years. Read More
Short-term rentals bump up against established hospitality industry.
While Airbnb may be enjoying a slightly better reception from the city of Grand Rapids than when it was first discussed, the $10 billion sharing economy business is still getting a bit of a cold shoulder. Read More
Clancy Lofts would be very close to the planned GVSU health services campus.
The Grand Rapids City Commission this week will consider a rezoning request in the Belknap Lookout neighborhood to allow a new apartment complex kitty-corner from Grand Valley State University’s planned 11-acre health campus expansion on the north side of the Ford Freeway near the Medical Mile. Read More
Thierica and Firstronic look to increase their work forces the most.
Even though the monetary investment pledged by manufacturers this past year was quite a bit less than the previous year’s figure, the local companies that received industrial tax exemptions in 2013 from the Grand Rapids City Commission have promised to create more jobs than they did in 2012. Read More
Task force made recommendations, and board must decide on direction to take.
Where to find $22 million a year for the foreseeable future will be a taxing point of discussion when Grand Rapids city commissioners hold their inaugural meeting of the New Year next week. Read More
Retail project and two apartment houses are given clearance to go forward.
Two notable development firms received zoning changes from the Grand Rapids City Commission and a longtime provider of affordable housing had its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement revised last week. Read More
Commissioners will begin taking on zoning problem soon.
Grand Rapids city commissioners will enter new zoning territory next week when they begin considering whether to allow a new residential development in the Eastown Business District. Read More