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2019 Media Releases

Date Title Issued By
October 8, 2019 Empty the Shelters Expands to entire week Animal Shelter
October 14, 2019 Kent County DPW to offer free tire disposal at two locations Department of Public Works
September 26, 2019 Kent County deer tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Health Department Urges Caution to Avoid Infection Health Department
September 26, 2019 Board of Commissioners Approves Contract for A Community Mental Health Consultant and Other Budget and Administrative Resolutions Board of Commissioners
September 24, 2019 Horse neglect investigation in Rockford 09/19/19 Health Department
September 12, 2019 Kent County/Grand Rapids Severe Weather Event, 9/11/19 Emergency Manager
September 11, 2019 Kent County Parks Department and GVSU Release Economic Impact Report Parks Department
September 10, 2019 West Nile Found in Kent County Mosquitoes Health Department
September 3, 2019 The Kent County Department of Public Works and The Right Place receive MEDC grant for Sustainable Business Park site planning Department of Public Works
August 28, 2019 Help "Meowt!" Free Kittens and Cats Health Department
August 6, 2019 Statement on the August 7, 2019 Emergency Alert System Sheriff's Office
August 2, 2019 Statement on the Kent County Outdoor Warning Sirens Sheriff's Office
July 16, 2019 Kent County Emergency Manager Issues Statement on Impending Heat Wave Sheriff's Office
June 27, 2019 Kent County Board of Commissioners Approves 2019-2023 Strategic Plan | View Plan Board of Commissioners
June 26, 2019 New Income Guidelines Set for WIC Program Health Department
May 24, 2019 Vacancy on the Kent County Community Action Agency Advisory Governing Board Board of Commissioners
May 7, 2019 Vacancy on the Kent County Fire Commission Board of Commissioners
May 7, 2019 Kent County Parks Hosting DISCOVER! Millennium Park Event Kent County Parks
April 29, 2019 DPW announces June 30 closure of Kentwood recycling drop-off station Department of Public Works
April 26, 2019 Kent County to Hold First State of the County Address Board of Commissioners
April 25, 2019 Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage to help young children be ready for school success Board of Commissioners
April 19, 2019 Vacancy on the Kent County Community Corrections Advisory Board Board of Commissioners
April 9, 2019 62-B and 63rd District Courts Conclude Warrant, Traffic and Parking Tickets Waiver Program 62-B and 63rd District Courts
April 4, 2019 Statement on the Kent County Outdoor Warning Sirens Sheriff’s Office
March 29, 2019 Injury Requiring Aero Med Transport Sheriff’s Office
March 28, 2019 Kent County Health Department Urges Vaccination Against Measles | Spanish Version Health Department
March 18, 2019 Kent County encourages residents to safely dispose of unused hazardous materials during National Poison Prevention Week Department of Public Works
March 14, 2019 Suspicious Situation Sheriff's Office
February 23, 2019 Winter Storm Alert: “Bomb Cyclone” will bring high winds, blowing snow Emergency Management
February 21, 2019 62-B and 63rd District Courts Announce Warrant, Traffic and Parking Tickets Waiver Program 62-B and 63rd District Courts
February 18, 2019 Solon Twp - Death Investigation | Update Sheriff's Office
February 18, 2019 Comstock Park - Death Investigation Sheriff's Office
February 13, 2019 Snowmobile Accident - Spencer Twp Sheriff's Office
February 13, 2019 Medicare Telephone Scam Alert Health Department
February 12, 2019 Personal Injury Accident - Nelson Twp Sheriff's Office
February 9, 2019 Kent County Consolidates Emergency Shelters | Update 2.10.19 Emergency Management
February 8, 2019 Emergency Management Provides Update on Storm Operations and Resources Emergency Management
February 8, 2019 Kent County Animal Shelter Partners with Community Organizations to Provide Free Pet Boarding Services for Shelter Occupants Animal Shelter
February 7, 2019 American Red Cross Shelters Open for Residents without Power American Red Cross
February 6, 2019 Kent DPW Enhances Educational Programs with New Hire and Professional Development Department of Public Works
February 4, 2019 Vacancies on Kent County Boards, Commissions and Committees Board of Commissioners
January 16, 2019 New My Community Dental Center to Open Health Department
January 16, 2019 Inmate Detention: Jilmar Ramos-Gomez | ICE Statement | Media Advisory 1/18 | GRPD Statement | KC Sheriff Statement Sheriff Office
January 10, 2019 50th Anniversary of Michigan’s District Court System | Kent County District Courts Celebrate | Image of Judges 63rd District Court
January 9, 2019 Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material Sheriff Office
January 9, 2019 Industrial Accident Sheriff Office
January 5, 2019 Armed Robbery Sheriff Office
January 3, 2019 Board of Commissioners Selects New Leadership and Welcomes Two New Commissioners
Various Committee, Subcommittee, and Board Appointments
Board of Commissioners
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