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Wing Ave. Public Workshop to Be Held Dec. 6 | 12/1/2016
Based on feedback we've received about the changes to Wing Ave., the City of Kentwood is hosting a third public engagement workshop, scheduled for Dec. 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kentwood District Library. 

Since the two previous informational sessions, we have initatied changes based on your concerns which will be discussed in the workshop. 

The workshop is designed for you to provide feedback in an open-house format with stations for each of the major project elements. We take our residents' feedback very seriously and all comments will be considered when developing the final plan. Please come share your thoughts with us!

You may also share your input here. You can also contact Tim Bradshaw at bradshawt@ci.kentwood.mi.us or by calling 616.554.0824.

Leaf Disposal Now Available! | 11/15/2016
Fall is here and we know those beautiful, bright leaves end up on the ground. After you're finished with fall yard cleaning, Kentwood residents may bring their leaves to to our leaf disposal site at 5068 Breton, next to the recycling center. 

The site will be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, Monday through Saturday and noon to 6:00 pm Sundays. Proof of residency will be required at the time of drop off. This service is provided to residents of Kentwood, and commercial contractors are not permitted. 

This is a leaf only drop off site and no plastic bags, grass clippings, brush, tree trimmings or trash will be accepted. If you have questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at 616-554-0817. 

Kentwood Tree Lighting Taking Place December 9 | 11/14/2016
Join us for the Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony! This year's event takes place on Friday, December 9, at the Kentwood Public Library. The night kicks off with a holiday light parade, followed by tree lighting and caroling. There will also be carriage rides and hay rides, hot chocolate and cookies, live music, caroling, and of course a visit from Santa! There will also be Elves Express Gift Shop throughout the evening. 

This festive event is free and open to the public. You can view the event on the Facebook event page

We hope to see you there! 


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