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Items Tagged with 'Kent County Board of Commissioners'
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
It is just the start of what some say may be a long, involved process.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners has given unanimous approval to the general concept of an airport authority being established to govern Gerald R. Ford International Airport instead of the current county board-appointed Aeronautics Board of Kent County. Read More
The ballot question, set for final review May 8, would raise it to 0.50 mills.
A committee of the Kent County Board of Commissioners has approved proposed language for the August primary election ballot that would renew the senior services millage at 0.50 mills. The wording of the ballot proposal now goes to the full commission May 8. Read More
The Kent County Board of Commissioners has a $33,730 grant from the state to fund a pilot program to determine if earlier involvement by court-appointed attorneys helps speed cases through the system and enhances their services for defendants. Read More
Dan Koorndyk now heads the Kent County Board of Commissioners, but only through a twist of fate.
It may sound strange because of the time lag, but, as fate would have it, it’s true: If Kent County Commissioner Jim Talen had run for re-election in 2000, Kent County Commission Chairman Dan Koorndyk would not have been elected to the board’s top post last month. Read More