Items Tagged with 'Kent County'


Kent County hires fiscal services director

November 8, 2019
Kent County has named a new financial executive. Read More

First recipients of Ready by Five millage chosen

September 25, 2019
The organizations that will receive the first round of funding from the Ready by Five early childhood millage have been selected. Read More

Kent officials planning positions for $1.4M

County board to vote on positions that start Oct. 1.

September 13, 2019
Kent County officials are planning to add multiple positions that will cost a total of $1.4 million. Read More

Downtown restaurant gains approval for dogs on patio

August 1, 2019
One of the city’s oldest establishments has secured county approval to legally allow dogs on its patio. Read More

Needed: A state budget that supports infrastructure, talent and economic growth

May 31, 2019
West Michigan’s economy has been on the right track — earning the region national recognition for being a great place for businesses, entrepreneurs, jobs, millennials and families. Read More

Nonprofit giving students free eyeglasses

February 4, 2019
A nonprofit vision care provider is teaming up with a school district to give students free glasses. Read More

Ex-prosecutor sentenced to night in jail

December 20, 2018
| By AP
A former assistant prosecutor for Kent County has been sentenced to a night in jail for a 2016 crash that led to the firing of a police lieutenant and the suspension of two other officers accused of covering up the man's intoxication. Read More

Kent County hosting forums on strategic master plan

December 3, 2018
Kent County is holding three community forums to gain input from residents on the development of its strategic master plan. Read More

GVMC to identify funding needs

Number of road miles in Kent, Ottawa rated ‘good’ has declined from 481 in 2016 to 297 in 2018.

November 30, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Valley Metro Council has begun the planning process for the fiscal year 2020-23 Transportation Improvement Program. Read More

County spreads budget cheer

Medical examiner needs funds for 100 more opioid-related autopsies.

November 23, 2018
The proposed 2019 Kent County budget includes a $7.4 million increase and the addition of 36 jobs. Read More