Long-term credit ratings in 2018, marking the 20th consecutive year of this distinction.
- Standard & Poors Global and Moody’s Investor Services
Ranked 1st metro area to raise a family out of 100 largest metros.
Ranked 3rd in 2016, Leading Locations Report.
- Area Development Magazine
Ranked 2nd best large city to start a business.
Dar Baas, Director of Public Works (DPW), has been with the County since 2014, but this is actually his second time working for Kent County. From 2004-2007, he worked in the County Administrator’s office as a Management Analyst. “The significant projects I worked on were Millennium Park as an environmental project manager; purchase of development rights; the medical examiner facility study; and creation of the central dispatch authority,” Dar says. Learn More »