Items Tagged with 'Kent County Finance Committee'


County looking at more funds for veterans

Committee weighs options on how to increase those dollars.

August 16, 2013
In addition to creating a new general operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Kent County Finance Committee is trying to decide how to properly fund the Veterans’ Affairs Department. Read More

County to tackle financing for clinic merger this week

August 2, 2013
The Kent County Finance Committee and Board of Commissioners will decide this week whether to consolidate two county health clinics under one roof and how to finance that merger. Read More

County likely to spend more on upgrades next year

Information technology is targeted to get bulk of Kent’s CIP funds.

July 19, 2013
The Kent County Finance Committee agreed last week to spend a bit more on capital improvements next year, largely because a panel chose to dedicate 0.25 mills from the operating millage to the budget instead of the 0.2 mills assigned this year. Read More

County panel approves contract with Experience GR

One commissioner objects to the size of the payout.

November 10, 2012
Members of the Kent County Finance Committee recommended last week that the full commission ratify a new three-year contract with Experience Grand Rapids, the county’s convention and tourism destination marketer. Read More