Mayor Bliss

City Connection: Special Events Supervisor, Mayor Bliss to talk about city events

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-01-2017 under NEWS

Join us today, Monday, May 1 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for tonight's episode of the City Connection. Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be joined by Evette Pittman, Special Events Supervisor. She will discuss changes to events, how to work...

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How far will we go to prioritize equity in Grand Rapids?

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 03-24-2017 under OPINION

Two important equity meetings happened in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday morning. Equity issues in development At City Hall, a panel of experts presented their findings on equity - or the lack of it - in the use of public land and incentives in...

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Community advocate faces Grand Rapids' housing crisis, gentrification

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 02-21-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

It’s a Tuesday night at City Hall, and LaDonna Norman approaches the microphone to address the meeting of the Grand Rapids City Commission. For the past year or more, Norman has spoken during the public comment period at the end of nearly...

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Mayor Rosalynn Bliss talks about first year as mayor, implementing sustainable practices

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

In her inaugural State of the City Address, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss laid out a number of ambitious goals regarding environmental sustainability. One year later, she has held true to her word and made bounds toward these goals....

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City Connection: Larson and Mayor Bliss discuss key Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. topics

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2016 under NEWS

Join us today, Monday, October 3rd at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for tonight's episode of the City Connection. Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will be joined by Kris Larson, president and CEO of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Larson and Mayor Bliss...

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Mayor's Grand River Cleanup in its 13th year, first year for Mayor Bliss

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Committee (WMEAC) is proud to host the 13th Annual Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup, on September 10th, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Sixth Street Park. Last year, over 1,100 volunteers came out to help...

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Mayor Bliss talks about the budget in this month's episode of City Connection.

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-06-2016 under NEWS

This month's episode of City Connection features Mayor Rosalynn Bliss answering questions about the city of Grand Rapids' budget. The episode will also feature City Manager Greg Sundstrom, who will also discuss the city's budget. The episode will...

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Mayor Bliss will be joined by Economic Development Director for latest City Connection appearance

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-02-2016 under NEWS

Join us today, Monday, May 5th at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' fourth episode of the City Connection. The mayor will be joined by Kara Wood, Economic Development Director, City of Grand Rapids to discuss...

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Mayor Bliss to discuss Housing and Homelessness in monthly call in show

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-04-2016 under NEWS

City Connection continued Monday, April 4th at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' third episode of the show. Discussion centered around Housing and homelessess with Tracie Coffman, Director of the Kent County...

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Mayor Bliss to discuss city neighborhoods in monthly call in show

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-14-2016 under NEWS

City Connection continued Monday, March 14 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' second episode of the show. Discussion centered around neighborhood issues, with Stacy Stout, the city's newly hired...

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