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Items Tagged with 'Kent County Commission'
County debates whether to go forward with funding proposal for veterans.
While Grand Rapids city commissioners have placed a property tax millage request for the park system on the November ballot, Kent County commissioners are debating whether to take similar action next year on behalf of military veterans. Read More
Following county decision, its future lies with cities and townships.
At a six-hour retreat held last month, Kent County Land Bank Authority board members listed 10 priorities that would form the underlying factors of the organization’s three-year strategic plan, which they’re in the process of putting together. Read More
One Grand Rapids commissioner hopes city will work closely with county agency.
Despite a circuit court ruling in the board’s favor, Kent County commissioners decided last week not to sell tax-foreclosed properties to the Kent County Land Bank Authority prior to the annual auction as they did last July. Read More
In a somewhat unusual situation, both Grand Rapids and Kent County commissioners will be dealing with property taxes on the same day — Tuesday — but at vastly different levels. Read More
While it certainly wouldn’t be a first, it wouldn’t be a common occurrence, either. If Kent County commissioners approve a four-year labor agreement on Thursday with the Kent County Deputy Sheriffs Association, all 13 of the county’s labor unions will be under contract. Read More
Kent will leave the old courthouse and city won’t ask for new court presence.
Kent County Commissioner Roger Morgan was probably the most relieved elected official last Thursday when his fellow board members agreed to terminate a lease the county had with the city of Rockford. Read More
Commission chairwoman is concerned with how incorrect information affects public perception.
At her final meeting as chair of the Kent County Commission, Sandi Frost Parrish raised a concern with members of the county’s Executive Committee that may change how the county communicates with the community. Read More