Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Police Department'

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GRPD chief retires

January 8, 2014
Grand Rapids Police Chief Kevin Belk has announced he is retiring on Feb. 7, after nearly 34 years of service to Grand Rapids as a member of the force. Read More

‘Safety ambassadors’ are a confusing redundancy, expense

September 20, 2013
This week Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. becomes the umbrella organization with authority over the Downtown Development Authority, Office of Special Events, Downtown Improvement District and Monroe North Tax Increment Financing Authority, phasing out the Downtown Alliance — the organization that represented property owners paying special assessments within the district. Read More

City Commission OKs budgets and new millage tax rate

Millage request for parks funding also approved for ballot.

June 21, 2013
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