Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids city commissioners'
Proposed change seen as a benefit for housing developers.
Grand Rapids city commissioners will consider making an amendment to the Neighborhood Enterprise Zones ordinance in a few weeks, a change they feel might drive more housing construction into areas of the city that need it the most. Read More
Grand Rapids city commissioners recently approved paying $1.5 million in various insurance premiums and confirmed to Lansing officials that its employees’ share of its health-insurance coverage meets the state’s requirement for the Economic Vitality Incentive Program. Read More
Board meets this week to consider agreement with Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids City Commissioner James White voted with the majority last week to transfer and sell 163 tax-foreclosed properties in the city to the Kent County Land Bank Authority because the action would provide plenty of work for small construction companies and remodelers. Read More
Millage request for parks funding also approved for ballot.
Last week Grand Rapids city commissioners adopted a new fiscal-year budget, approved a host of other city-related spending plans, established a new millage rate for the 2014 year that begins next Monday, and gave a green light to a new millage request voters will see this fall. Read More
The city of Grand Rapids is considering two industrial tax breaks for Thierica, Inc., which plans to invest more than $4.5 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the city. Read More