Items Tagged with 'Kent County Board of Commissioners'
The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More
Despite rapid population growth, leaders focus on containing costs.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners passed the 2018 annual budget of $417.6 million, which includes $6.9 million for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and $172.3 million for the general fund. Read More
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