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City hall, county government and the state legislature
Bissell Pet Foundation funded record number of pet adoptions this fall.
On the surface, the Kent County Animal Shelter seems to be mainly about dogs and cats, but it is really a business that revolves around people and their relationship with animals. Read More
But employees’ ‘front door’ mentality needs to be rethought.
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission is considering whether to recommend monthly parking rate changes for its ramps and surface lots, which has some people wondering if higher pricing in high-capacity lots will chase some downtown businesses to the suburbs. Read More
Some individuals are critical of how the millage revenue will be spent.
Hiring of additional staff is underway in Kent County, as is the search for a new home for the county’s office of veterans services, the result of the successful millage vote in November. Read More
Natural Resources Trust Fund recommends grant of $810,000 to help buy 170 acres.
The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board is recommending the Michigan Legislature fund 69 recreation development projects and land acquisitions in 2015, one of which is the purchase of 170 acres in Caledonia Township by Kent County for addition to an undeveloped park. Read More