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Items Tagged with 'Grand River'
City commissioners approve complicated permit submissions.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids city officials approved an important next step in the process of restoring and revitalizing the Grand River during the Committee of the Whole meeting last week by authorizing the city engineer to sign and submit all permit applications for future improvement projects related to restoration, flood control and mitigation. Read More
The Grand Strategy was on the agenda for both the city of Grand Rapids Committee of the Whole and the Downtown Development Authority board meetings last week. Read More
Improvements would have positive impact on insurance requirements.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has released its draft report, Levee Analysis and Mapping Plan for the Grand River in the City of Grand Rapids, which provides the city with information on necessary improvements to meet the organization’s floodwall requirements. Read More
Grand Rapids city commissioners approved what amounts to a giant step toward Grand River development for recreational use, even as some business owners in the development community and its supporting occupations regard the action as a public entity intrusion for prime property enhancements, providing an equally enhanced tax base. Read More
The $708,653 will enable Plainfield Township to buy and remove flood-prone homes.
Kent County has had a hazard mitigation plan in effect for years, which is why it qualifies for a $708,653 FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant to be used by Plainfield Township to acquire and remove 15 flood-prone houses along the Grand River. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal reporters and editors have listened to more than a few ideas, business plans or pleas to report a story so action might be prompted. Read More