Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids City Commission'
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
City needs to establish an integrated multimodal network with performance metrics.
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, a San Francisco-based international firm specializing in developing transportation systems, presented its early findings from a recently completed Gap Analysis of Grand Rapids Vital Streets to the Grand Rapids City Commission during its Committee of the Whole meeting. Read More
Some property owners oppose a potential dilution of resources and others the cost for inclusion.
The Grand Rapids City Commission held a public hearing regarding the necessity of a five-year special assessment for enhanced services in an expanded Downtown Improvement District during its regular meeting Oct. 13. Read More