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Kentwood Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration | 2/23/2017
The City of Kentwood is celebrating our Golden Annivesary! 

2017 marks the 50th year we've been a city and we're celebrating throughout the year in a big way! We have a lot of big things planned throughout the year and we're excited for you to join. 

To kick off the celebration, we're going back to where it all started by re-creating the very first City Commission meeting on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. at Bowen Elementary. This is the date and location of the very first City Commission back in 1967. 

Please join us for an informal City Commission with a night programming from Mayor Stephen Kepley, the City Commission and Kentwood Public Schools. 

Kentwood Seeking Candidate to Fill Commission Seat | 2/23/2017
The City of Kentwood is seeking applications from residents to fill a vacant position on the City Commission.  
Applicants must be a Kentwood resident and registered voter.  The selected candidate will complete the vacant Commissioner-At-Large term, which expires in November 2019.

Residents are encourage to apply in person at the Kentwood City Clerk’s office or online

Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Deputy City Administrator, Mark Rambo, at (616) 554-0770 or RamboM@ci.kentwood.mi.us

Taste of Kentwood Returns Bigger and Tastier Than Ever | 2/14/2017
This year, Taste of Kentwood promises to be bigger and better than ever before. We will host more than 15 local restaurants on March 2 at the Kentwood Activities Center. 

There will be a variety of food including Thai, Mexican, soups and sandwiches and Barbeque. Whatever flavor you like, there is surely something to tickle your taste buds. 

There are two available sessions: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $5 in advance and $7 at the door. You can purchase advance tickets HERE
We look forward to seeing you there! 

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