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Items Tagged with 'Grand River'
Improvements would have positive impact on insurance requirements.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, released its draft report, Levee Analysis and Mapping Plan for the Grand River in the City of Grand Rapids, last week, 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
Project headed by Williams & Works encountered the snuffbox mussel.
The project wasn’t exactly like what Grand Rapids Whitewater wants to do in downtown Grand Rapids, but the work that Williams & Works — a local civil engineering, planning and surveying firm — recently completed in Ionia had two similarities. Read More