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Department of Public Works

Board of Public Works

The Kent County Department of Public Works and Board of Public Works were created by the Kent County Board of Commissioners, as authorized by Public Act 185. The Department of Public Works is considered an agency of the County under the general control of the Kent County Board of Commissioners and under the immediate control of the Board of Public Works. The Kent County Board of Commissioners appoints the 7 member Board of Public Works members, made up of 5 elected County Commissioners, the elected Drain Commissioner and a Road Commissioner.

Board Members

Theodore Vonk, Chair
4122 Boulder Meadow
Belmont, MI 49306
(616) 874-2604
ted.vonk@kentcountymi.gov

Dan Koorndyk, Vice Chair
35 Bel-Air Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 458-8934
dan.koorndyk@kentcountymi.gov

Ken Yonker, Secretary
Kent County Drain Commissioner
(by virtue of office)
1500 Scribner Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-632-7911
Ken.Yonker@kentcountymi.gov

David Bulkowski
322 Woodmere SE
Grand Rapids MI 49506
(616) 560-2293
dave.bulkowski@kentcountymi.gov

Emily Brieve
7438 Missoula Dr. SE
Caledonia, MI 49316
(616) 502-5010
emily.brieve@kentcountymi.gov

Phill Skaggs
2615 Hall Street SE
East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: (616) 446-2280
phil.skaggs@kentcountymi.gov

David Morren
(appointed by Road Commission)
7073 Willard SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Phone: (616) 291-5412
dmorren@insigniahomesmi.com

 

Agenda & Minutes

2017

Date Agenda Minutes
12-7-2017    
11-2-2017    
10-5-2017    
9-7-2017    
8-3-2017    
7-6-2017    
Date Agenda Minutes
6-1-2017    
5-5-2017    
4-6-2017 Agenda  
3-14-2017* Agenda Minutes
3-2-2017 Cancelled  
2-2-2017 Agenda Minutes
1-5-2017 Agenda Minutes

2016

Date Agenda Minutes
12-1-2016 Agenda Minutes
11-10-2016 Agenda Minutes
10-6-2016 Agenda Minutes
9-7-2016 Agenda Minutes
8-4-2016 Agenda Minutes
6-16-2016 Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
6-2-2016 Agenda Minutes
5-5-2016 Agenda Minutes
4-7-2016 Agenda Minutes
3-3-2016 Agenda Minutes
2-4-2016 Agenda Minutes
1-7-2016 Agenda Minutes

2015

Date Agenda Minutes
12-3-2015 Agenda Minutes
11-05-2015 Agenda Minutes
10-1-2015 Agenda Minutes
9-3-2015 Agenda Minutes
8-6-2015 Agenda Minutes
6-4-2015 Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
5-7-2015 Agenda Minutes
4-2-2015 Agenda Minutes
3-5-2015 Agenda Minutes
2-5-2015 Agenda Minutes
1-8-2015 Agenda Minutes

2014

Date Agenda Minutes
11-6-2014 Agenda Minutes
10-2-2014 Agenda Minutes
9-4-2014 Agenda Minutes
8-7-2014 Agenda Minutes
6-5-2014 Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
5-1-2014 Agenda Minutes
4-3-2014 Agenda Minutes
3-6-2014 Agenda Minutes
2-6-2014 Agenda Minutes
1-9-2014 Agenda Minutes

2013

Date Agenda Minutes
12-5-2013 Agenda Minutes
11-5-2013 Agenda Minutes
10-3-2013 Agenda Minutes
08-01-2013 Agenda Minutes
06-06-2013 Agenda Minutes
05-16-2013 Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
05-02-2013 Agenda Minutes
04-04-2013 Agenda Minutes
03-07-2013 Agenda Minutes
02-07-2013 Agenda Minutes
01-09-2013 Agenda Minutes

2012

Date Agenda Minutes
12-06-2012 Agenda Minutes
11-01-2012 Agenda Minutes
10-04-2012 Agenda Minutes
09-06-2012 Agenda Minutes
08-02-2012 Agenda Minutes
06-07-2012 Agenda Minutes
Date Agenda Minutes
05-03-2012 Agenda Minutes
04-05-2012 Agenda Minutes
03-15-2012 Agenda Minutes
03-01-2012 Agenda Minutes
02-02-2012 Agenda Minutes
01-05-2012 Agenda Minutes

Contact Us

Department of Public Works Logo

1500 Scribner NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 632-7920

(616) 632-7925

Staff

Darwin Baas, Director

Kimberly Williams, Finance Director

Molly Sherwood, Environmental Compliance Manager

Dan Rose, Solid Waste Operations Manager

Nic VanderVinne, Resource Recovery & Recycling Manager

Paul Smith, Waste-to-Energy Operations Manager

Kristen Wieland, Marketing & Communications Manager

Alisha Barber, Office Administrator

Employee Recognition

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