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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.   


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

After School Grant Award from Office Depot Foundation | 1/15/2015
I am very pleased to announce a $1000 gift by Office Depot Foundation in support of the ARCH after school program that we assist Kentwood Public Schools in administering.  The Office Depot Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Office Depot, is making this gift though its “A Day Made Better” program supporting schools and local nonprofit organizations that provide afterschool programs.  Thank You Office Depot Foundation!

  ---  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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