Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids City Commission'
The city has released a preliminary study recommending increases to water and sewer rates, beginning in January. Read More
Two very different meetings were held a day apart last week to give community discussion to the increasingly obvious affordable housing issue in Grand Rapids. Read More
Mobile GR wants $8.57 million for parking capital projects, including construction of new surface lot near Downtown Market.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Rapids City Commission recently got a preview into what parking and mobility in the city will look like in the coming years. Read More
Reworked zoning code will allow structures taller than 10 stories, could produce more affordable housing.
A retooled zoning code will allow buildings taller than 10 stories on the West Side of Grand Rapids and potentially alleviate the city’s affordable housing shortage. Read More
The clock hits 11:45 a.m. and your stomach starts to rumble. You remember that, in your morning shuffle, you neglected to pack a lunch and your current craving is a meal on wheels. Thankfully, due to the PILOT Mobile Food Business Ordinance — a new two-year pilot program — your dream is now a reality. Read More
Grand Rapids city commissioners will at long last take one more formal step toward embracing food trucks as an important part of the downtown and neighborhood business landscape with a public hearing July 26. Read More
Officials supported the plan as a framework but voiced need for more work.
Based on feedback and recommendations submitted during the public comment period ending Nov. 20, the Grand Rapids City Commission approved the adoption of an expanded and revised Great Housing Strategies: Addressing Current and Future Housing Needs during the Dec. 8 Committee of the Whole meeting. Read More