Items Tagged with 'Rosalynn Bliss'

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Mayor calls for teamwork

In third State of the City address, Bliss details progress of 2017, challenges for 2018.

February 16, 2018
The positive developments in Grand Rapids last year happened because of community partnerships, according to Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. She said teamwork will be even more essential heading into a challenging 2018. Read More

Street Talk: The DIY spirit

Invisible workforce.

February 16, 2018
A former city of Wyoming dump truck has found new life as a crash attenuator vehicle for the Public Safety Department’s fire division. Read More

City says project pipeline tightens

Economic development report shows businesses committed to $173 million in new private development in 2017.

January 19, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids has released a report showing the number of projects in its approval pipeline dipped in 2017. Read More

City plans busy year

Issues on the docket include affordable housing, racial equity, police-community relations, infrastructure.

December 29, 2017
The mayor and city manager of Grand Rapids are looking at 2018 with optimism, hoping to clinch an affordable housing plan and launch or continue several other projects. Read More

Street Talk: City keeps rolling

The heartland.

December 8, 2017
Grand Rapids is once again a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community, as awarded by the League of American Bicyclists. Read More

Goals to measure effectiveness key in solving affordable housing issue

November 24, 2017
Two very different meetings were held a day apart last week to give community discussion to the increasingly obvious affordable housing issue in Grand Rapids. Read More

Affordable housing plan moves forward

City commission presents proposals to amend zoning, add incentives to create ‘housing choice.’

November 17, 2017
The Grand Rapids City Commission unveiled its plan to address the city’s affordable housing crunch by spurring private development. Read More

Downtown hosting Lean In leadership conference

October 16, 2017
A local women’s professional organization is producing a leadership conference downtown this month. Read More

Street Talk: It’s all in the ask

Thoughts for food.

October 13, 2017
Are Michigan’s voting-age residents in favor of tax cuts as proposals make their way through the state and the nation’s capitals? Read More

Mayor Bliss urges community unity

Affordable housing, racial equity among topics discussed during ‘state of the city’ update.

August 25, 2017
Affordable housing, racial equity and improving police and community relations are at the top of the agenda for Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Read More