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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.   



• An excellent first point of contract for those in need is the Storm Recovery Resource Hotline at (762) 333-1534.

• Kelloggswoods Park on 52nd Avenue will be accepting residential tree debris from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.  Residents must accompany commercial haulers to this site in order to dump and also provide photo identification.
To download the Storm Assistance Form, Click Here

Touch-a-Truck Event | 7/30/2014
We wanted to acknowledge the excellent turnout we had for the Touch-a-Truck event we co-hosted recently with the Kent District Library.  Many a youngster was able to interact with police, fire, airport, and public works heavy equipment.  Face painting, hard hat decoration, and coloring books were available.  Thanks to the Kentwood Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments, Kent District Library, and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

  ---  The Mayor's Office

Meeting at Paladin Industries | 7/26/2014
I like to get out to our local businesses often and I had the great pleasure of meeting Larry Bell (pictured with me) of Paladin Industries. These folks do a wonderful job of supplying companies such as Herman Miller products which service the medical furniture industry and the ornate wood in luxury shifting knobs for autos. We also had a chance to discuss Proposal 1 with our state officials Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker and Rep. Ken Yonker.

  ---  Mayor Kepley

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  • Construction Update

    The City began its annual street resurfacing program work and it will be on-going through mid-August. Please see the Engineering Department website for a map of the proposed work locations encompassing 36 lane miles of City Streets. 52nd Street from Eastern Avenue to Kalamazoo Avenue will be rehabilitated in September and October this fall. Traffic impacts will be significant during the construction process. Please start planning alternate routes now so you are prepared during the construction phase. Look for project updates on the Engineering Department website.

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  • Kentwood Summer Concert Series

    The Kentwood Summer Concert Series sponsored by DTE Energy will be held at the Kentwood Library Amphitheatre on five Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. this summer as follows; June 18th- Jetty Rae June 25th- Boogie Woogie Babies July 16th- The Williams Family August 13th- Kari Lynch Band August 20th- Dutch Henry

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