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From the Desk of Mayor Kepley

Greetings, my name is Stephen Kepley and I am the Mayor of The City of Kentwood.  I am proud to say that Kentwood is a dynamic community of 49,184 unique individuals who are well educated and equipped for today’s and tomorrow’s jobs. We are poised to assist and work with any enterprise that wishes to begin and grow the American Dream.   


Cascade Road and I-96 Interchange Info | 1/28/2015
There will be a public open house to discuss the planned 2015-16 reconstruction of the I-96/Cascade Road interchange in Grand Rapids Township. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Township Officials will be available for questions and comments. This meeting will take place on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at Heather Hills Retirement Village 1055 Forest Hill Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. This project is not in Kentwood but may be of interest to our residents that travel in this area.

  ---  Mayor Kepley

We'll Miss You Commissioner Brinks! | 1/20/2015
We salute long-time City Commissioner Sharon Brinks whom is stepping down from her 18 year post as Commissioner-at-Large to take on a new role with the City as our new Attorney Magistrate. We are appreciative of her past and future service. Congratulations to you, Sharon!

  ---  Mayor Kepley

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  • Kentwood Parks Plan Hearing February 9th

    The City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 5:15 P.M., at the Kentwood Activities Center, 355 48th St. SE. The draft plan will also be available for review. Copies of the proposed City of Kentwood 5 Year Park Plan 2015-2020 will be available for public view at that time.

    To preview the plan CLICK HERE

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