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City Commission to meet February 7

The City Commission will meet February 7 for their bi-monthly meeting. Tax exemptions for several upcoming real estate projects are to be discussed.
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Grand Rapids City Commission


Tuesday February 7, 2012

300 Monroe NW

8:10 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.

This Tuesday, February 7, the Grand Rapids City Commission will meet for their bi-monthly meeting.

On this week's agenda are discussions on tax ememptions for several upcoming real estate projects throughout the city, including the Herkimer Commerce project in downtown and the Southtown Square project. There will also be resolutions on whether to allow MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) to place cameras at "twelve high-elevation sites." The Commission will also vote on resolutions on whether to allow Brownfield funds for redevelopment of several schools, as was discussed at the last meeting.

On the agenda for the evening session, open to public comment, is a requested opportunity to speak regarding the proposed switch from bags or carts to solely trash carts. As stated on the agenda, there will be "communication from Blanche Babers in opposition to city-wide trash receptacle carts."

As a reminder, all city commission meetings are open to the public, including the 8:10 A.M. session. The 7 P.M. session is also open to to public comment and discussion.

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