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Fiscal Services

Mandated & Discretionary Functions of Kent County Government

Table of Contents & Introduction

Mandated & Discretionary Functions of Kent County Governement 2012 Update

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Methodology
  3. Mandated & Necessary Services
  4. Significant Functions & Short-Term Activities
  5. Funded & Unfunded Mandates
    • Unfunded Mandate
    • Fully Funded Mandate
    • Partially Funded Mandate – Designated Funding (State/Feds)
    • Partially Funded Mandate - Fines/Fees
    • Funding Sources for Non-Mandated Services

General Government – Administrative

  1. Administrator's Office
  2. Bureau of Equalization
    • Equalization and Millage Administration
    • Property Description & Mapping
  3. Executive Assistant to the Board
  4. Facilities Management
  5. Fiscal Services
    • Accounting, Budgeting, and Payroll
    • Central Services
    • Fleet Services
    • Purchasing
    • Risk Management
  6. Human Resources
  7. Information Technology
  8. Contractual
    • Building Authority
    • Convention Center and Arena Authority
    • Grand Valley Metropolitan Council (GVMC)
    • Kent Ottawa Muskegon Free Trade Zone (KOMFTZ)
    • The Right Place
    • Legal Assistance Center
    • West Michigan Sports Commission

General Government – Elected

  1. Board of Commissioners
  2. County Clerk's Office
    • Elections
    • Register of Deeds
    • Vital Records
  3. Drain Commissioner
  4. Treasurer's Office

Health & Welfare

  1. Health
    • Administration
    • Community Clinical Services
    • Community Nursing
    • Environmental
    • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
    • Medical Examiner
  2. Community Development and Housing Commission
  3. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Relief
  4. Senior Services
  5. Department of Human Services
  6. Contractual
    • Alliance for Health
    • Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan, Inc. (AAAWM)
    • Area Community Services Employment and Training Council
    • network180 (formerly known as Community Mental Health)

Judicial

  1. 63rd District Court
    • Adjudication and Disposition
    • Probation
  2. 17th Circuit Court
    • Circuit Court Probation
    • Circuit Court Services
    • Community Corrections
    • Criminal and Non-Family Civil
    • Family Division
      • Adjudication and Disposition
      • Child Care Fund Programs
      • Detention Facility
      • Friend of the Court
  3. Clerk of the Court
  4. Probate Court
  5. Prosecutor’s Office
    • Criminal and Civil
    • Family Law Division

Public Safety

  1. Sheriff
    • Administration and Road Patrol
    • Corrections
    • Dispatch Services
    • Emergency Management
    • Law Enforcement Computer Network
    • Liquor Law Enforcement
    • Marine Safety
    • Township Law
  2. Fire Commission

Culture & Recreation

  1. Cooperative Extension
  2. John Ball Park and Zoological Garden
  3. Parks

Enterprise Activities

  1. Aeronautics - Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  2. Public Works
    • Administration and Finance
    • Solid Waste Management
    • Water and Sewer

Contact Us

Fiscal Services

County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-7600

(616) 632-7675

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