Items Tagged with 'Kent County Board of Commissioners'
Negotiators agree to 2-percent wage increases annually.
Kent County commissioners are in agreement with wage increases for four bargaining units. Read More
17th Circuit Court to examine other counties’ models for treating, rather than incarcerating, eligible offenders.
Suffering post-traumatic stress disorder after surviving two consecutive violent relationships, West Olive resident Makenzie Scimeca committed the crime of second-degree home invasion. Read More
The revenue will be used to continue maintenance and mitigation costs of landfills.
A proposed surcharge on trash pickup that was opposed by some waste haulers last year has resurfaced in a revised form and will be headed soon to the Kent County Board of Commissioners for action. Read More
Legislation in the Senate will allow expanded management of local airports statewide.
The Michigan Senate is poised to vote on enabling legislation that passed easily in the House in May to allow establishment of regional airport authorities to manage business operations of local airports, instead of limiting it to county boards. Read More
There is also an issue the legislature must deal with regarding 911 surcharges.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Kent County Board of Commissioners has received an update from the Kent County Dispatch Authority that included urging consideration of consolidating all emergency dispatch operations in Kent County under the Authority. Read More
Dan Koorndyk, chair of the Kent County Board of Commissioners, was a guest of the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids last week to give a short presentation on Kent County government. Read More
As the Thanksgiving celebrations drew near, the Kent County Board of Commissioners “opted out” yet again from participation in Corridor Improvement District economic development initiative, this time for Grand Rapids Westside district, which encompasses three business districts to create the largest CID in the city. Read More