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Group recommends that commission not sell properties to agency before auction.
The Kent County Land Bank Process Subcommittee is recommending to the full commission that the Kent County Land Bank Authority not be allowed to buy any tax-foreclosed properties prior to the annual auction. Read More
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday proposed a $50.9-billion budget that would raise state gas taxes and vehicle fees, expand Medicaid to more uninsured adults and double the number of 4-year-olds in a preschool program for at-risk kids. Read More
As expected, Kent County commissioners followed the county’s economic development policy and exempted a portion of the county’s property tax revenue from being captured by the North Quarter Corridor Improvement Authority in Grand Rapids. Read More
There has been a lot written lately in local media about the development and construction work happening in our core city. Much of the work going on in Grand Rapids is residential development, and a good portion of that has some sort of government financing. Read More
But support for that allegation is iffy.
The Kent County Taxpayers Alliance has accused the Kent County Board of Commissioners of giving away $1 million worth of assets last summer at a time when the county’s general operating fund was in the red by $955,000. The alliance called the action “reckless.” Read More
LANSING — Legislation aiming to eliminate $600 million in taxes businesses annually pay on computers and equipment has cleared the Michigan Senate. Read More