The county’s fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30.
Four Ottawa County commissioners and one Allegan County commissioner were at the White House this week to meet with officials from the federal government.
WEST OLIVE — Michigan could be closer to legalizing recreational marijuana use, and the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners is taken a proactive approach to the possibility.
The headdress is different in the seals used by different departments around the county. A committee is looking to make an official, standard look.
Two new faces sit at the 11-member Ottawa County Board of Commissioners table, and they bring some noticeable differences compared to the other nine.
Kelly Kuiper fills the vacancy left by the death of Dennis Van Dam from cancer late last year.
Dennis Van Dam died at the age of 64 on Dec. 6, 2016, creating the vacancy.
Roger Bergman elected vice chairman of County Board of Commissioners.
Visser opted not to run for a fourth term representing Port Sheldon Township, Park Township and part of the City of Holland on the county board.
The Hudsonville resident had been undergoing treatment for cancer and had recently begun hospice care, according to a news release from the county.
County Fiscal Services Director Karen Karasinski presented the proposed 2017 budget to the county board Tuesday. In total, the budget appropriates almost $180 million.
WEST OLIVE — Ottawa County’s elected officials will see a modest raise in their salaries for 2017.
WEST OLIVE — Voters will decide Aug. 2 whether to renew Ottawa County’s parks millage.
Ottawa County held a public hearing this week for a renewal of the parks millage, but the public didn't showed up.
Ottawa County has issued a gag order for its officials and employees on upcoming millage ballot proposals.