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Funding through the state would total $44.4 million, with a matching $25 million from the county.
Kent County operates on a calendar year but the state follows the federal fiscal year starting Oct. 1 — and a lot of money comes through the state to Kent County each year — so the county board is doing its annual work to stitch together its so-called “bifurcated budget.” Read More
Reinstatement of county revenue sharing earns plaudits.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for the 2014-15 fiscal year is getting a thumbs-up from local leaders. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for FY2015 sounds like maybe the state, at long last, will loosen the purse strings and share some funds with GR — which would be great for fixing Furniture City’s streets that are now more pothole than pavement. Read More
Information technology is targeted to get bulk of Kent’s CIP funds.
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
Millage request for parks funding also approved for ballot.
Last week Grand Rapids city commissioners adopted a new fiscal-year budget, approved a host of other city-related spending plans, established a new millage rate for the 2014 year that begins next Monday, and gave a green light to a new millage request voters will see this fall. Read More