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City commissioners to vote on funding for ShotSpotter in Grand Rapids, as resident input continues

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-11-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids city commissioners plan to vote Nov. 17 on allocating CARES Act or city police funds to a gunshot detection system for Grand Rapids. Called ShotSpotter, the detection technology will cost around $500,000 for the first two years of its...

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Celebrate service to City at retirement party for combined 60 years of service

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under NEWS

Four City officials and staff will be retiring at the end of the year. To thank them for their work, a retirement party is being held on Wednesday, December 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at DeVos Place. Mayor George Heartwell, Secretary to the Mayor...

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Creating the city we live in: why I spoke up at a recent City Commission meeting

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under VOICES

After attending my first City Commissioners meeting two weeks ago, I came away with a new respect for every Commission in every town ever. They have the patience of Job and poker faces to rival Las Vegas gamers.  Citizens are given three...

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