Items Tagged with 'Kent County Board of Commissioners'
Kent County board should be encouraged to find agreement on committing to sustainable business park instead of landfills
In September, the Kent County Board of Commissioners will begin work sessions on the sustainable business park master plan and hopes to attract companies that can convert recovered material into new products — including combined heat and power plants. Read More
Kent County residents will vote this November on whether to approve a six-year millage to support early childhood development services. Read More
The Business Journal is reporting on consecutive years of hotel occupancy rate increases; the reasons for that growth were underscored in the recent GRBJ Newsmakers of the Year awards. Read More
Despite rapid population growth, leaders focus on containing costs.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners passed the 2018 annual budget of $417.6 million, which includes $6.9 million for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and $172.3 million for the general fund. Read More
Negotiators agree to 2-percent wage increases annually.
Kent County commissioners are in agreement with wage increases for four bargaining units. Read More
17th Circuit Court to examine other counties’ models for treating, rather than incarcerating, eligible offenders.
Suffering post-traumatic stress disorder after surviving two consecutive violent relationships, West Olive resident Makenzie Scimeca committed the crime of second-degree home invasion. Read More
The revenue will be used to continue maintenance and mitigation costs of landfills.
A proposed surcharge on trash pickup that was opposed by some waste haulers last year has resurfaced in a revised form and will be headed soon to the Kent County Board of Commissioners for action. Read More