Items Tagged with 'Greg Sundstrom'


Street Talk: Local idea gets national exposure

Starting early.

January 19, 2018
Delegates from Michigan Farm Bureau were successful in their efforts to advance several Michigan policy recommendations during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Nashville, including revisions to AFBF dairy and farm program policy. 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

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

Grand Rapids' city manager is retiring

August 15, 2017
Grand Rapids City Manager Greg Sundstrom has announced his retirement after more than 35 years of government service. Read More

Street Talk: Asleep at the wheel

Poetry in motion.

April 21, 2017
A study involving traffic stop tendencies of Grand Rapids officers has revealed black motorists are twice as likely as non-black drivers to be stopped by police within the city limits. Read More

City adopts $457M budget

Chamber voices concerns over staffing increases, road funding.

June 19, 2015
After addressing a handful of concerns, the Grand Rapids City Commission passed a $457.6 million budget for fiscal year 2016 that was first presented in April by City Manager Greg Sundstrom. Read More

Fire Department budget focuses on staff, prevention

May 29, 2015
The budget introduced to the Grand Rapids City Commission earlier this month includes a recommendation for $27.6 million in support of the Grand Rapids Fire Department. Read More

City moves from survival mode to investment mode

May 15, 2015
Six years ago the city of Grand Rapids was on the verge of bankruptcy, but today it has regained its financial footing and city officials see a bright future ahead. Read More

Commissioners review preliminary 2016 budget

Austerity plan will result in more police, fire personnel.

May 1, 2015
Grand Rapids city commissioners took their first look at the $457.6 million preliminary budget recommended for the 2016 fiscal year last week. Read More