Items Tagged with 'Kent County Commission'
The Kent County Board of Commissioners pro/con discussion of placing an early childhood development services millage on the November ballot is worthy of note, but the Business Journal advocates for the opportunity to allow county residents to do the same and decide the worthiness of a fundamental building block for children — and future workforce. Read More
A Kent County commissioner was arrested and charged with embezzlement and false pretenses — in connection with his job selling cemetery plots for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids. Read More
Commissioners will appoint a new board member Jan. 23.
When the Kent County Commission convenes for the first time in 2014 next week, one seat will be vacant and one district unrepresented. Read More
County debates whether to go forward with funding proposal for veterans.
While Grand Rapids city commissioners have placed a property tax millage request for the park system on the November ballot, Kent County commissioners are debating whether to take similar action next year on behalf of military veterans. Read More
Following county decision, its future lies with cities and townships.
At a six-hour retreat held last month, Kent County Land Bank Authority board members listed 10 priorities that would form the underlying factors of the organization’s three-year strategic plan, which they’re in the process of putting together. Read More
One Grand Rapids commissioner hopes city will work closely with county agency.
Despite a circuit court ruling in the board’s favor, Kent County commissioners decided last week not to sell tax-foreclosed properties to the Kent County Land Bank Authority prior to the annual auction as they did last July. Read More
In a somewhat unusual situation, both Grand Rapids and Kent County commissioners will be dealing with property taxes on the same day — Tuesday — but at vastly different levels. Read More