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Board of Commissioners

Purchase Development Rights (PDR)

2014 Agricultural Preservation Board Members

Commissioner Candace Chivis
1939 Kalamazoo Ave., Apt. B
Grand Rapids, MI  49507
Home:  248-7896
candacechivis@sbcglobal.net

Carlton Blough
Agricultural Representative
12709 Cascade Rd
Lowell, MI 49331
Home: (616) 897-4995
Mobile:  (616) 822-0916
Fax:  (616) 897-7609
carl.blough@gmail.com

Edward Robinette
Township Representative
3554 Bird NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
Home:  361-1368
ed@robinettes.com

Dennis Heffron, Vice Chair
Agricultural Representative
Owner, Heffron Farms
7724 Ashley Ave.
Belding, MI 48809
Work: (616) 794-2527
Mobile: (616) 915-2703
Home: (616) 794-3055
Fax: (616) 794-3055
denny@heffronfarms.com
  
Russell Slater II
Agricultural Interest
4928 Newcastle Dr. SE
Kentwood, MI  49508
Home:  455-5014
Rslater2@comcast.net

Michele Van Houten
Conservation Interest Representative
1980 Timberview Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
Home:  363-6173
mchouten@gmail.com

Suzie Reinbold, Secretary
Real Estate/ Land Development Representative
206 N. Broadway
Lowell, MI 49331
Mobile: (616) 550-6777
Fax: (866) 753-2769
suzanner@grar.com

STAFF

Stacy Byers
MSU Extension /Contractor
775 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tel: (616) 336-3272
Fax: (616) 336-3836
Mobile: (517 )410-0833
stacy@sheridanland.com

OTHER CONTACTS

Brian Thomas, FRPP Coordinator
USDA NRCS Lansing Office
Office: (517) 324-5259
Brian.thomas@mi.usda.gov

Matthew Soehnel
USDA NRCS Grand Rapids
Office: (616) 942-4111

Contact Us

Board of Commissioners

County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503

(616) 632-7580

(616) 632-7585

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