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.

2023 & 2024 Meeting Schedule

The Board meets on the first Thursday of the month at 8:30 a.m., at the Kent County Recycling & Education Center – James Bosscher Classroom on the 2nd floor (977 Wealthy St. SW, Grand Rapids, 49504), unless otherwise noted.

NOTE: Kent County has transitioned to the Fiscal Year-End date of September 30th to align with the State of Michigan’s fiscal year. The 2023 budget year is set for January 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023 and the 2024 budget year is set for October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024.

Meeting Schedule for Budget Year 2023

January 5, 2023
February 2, 2023
March 2, 2023
April 6, 2023  *Rescheduled to April 11th, 2023 @ 9:30am in the Kent County Administration Building, 3rd Floor-Board Room, immediately following the LHR meeting
May 4, 2023
June 1, 2023
(no meeting currently scheduled in July)
August 3, 2023
September 7, 2023 at 9:30am (Kent County Board of Commissioners Chambers – 3rd floor 300 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI)
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Meeting Schedule for Budget Year 2024

October 5, 2023
November 2, 2023
December 7, 2023
January 4, 2024
February 1, 2024
March 7, 2024
April 4, 2024
May 2, 2024
June 6, 2024
August 1, 2024
September 6, 2024

Agenda & Minutes

2023

Agendas

Minutes

2022

Agendas

Minutes

2021

Agendas

Minutes

2020
Date Agenda Minutes
01-09-2020 Download Download
02-06-2020 Download Download
03-05-2020 Download Download
04-02-2020 Download Download
05-07-2020 Download Download
06-04-2020 Download Download
08-06-2020 Download Download
09-03-2020 Download Download
10-01-2020 Download Download
11-05-2020 Download Download
2019
Date Agenda Minutes
1-10-2019 Download Download
2-14-2019 Download Download
3-7-2019 Download Download
4-4-2019 Download Download
5-2-2019 Download Download
6-6-2019 Download Download
8-1-2019 Download Download
9-5-2019 Download Download
10-3-2019 Download Download
11-7-2019 Download Download
2018
Date Agenda Minutes
1-4-2018 Agenda Minutes
2-1-2018 Agenda Minutes
3-1-2018 Agenda Minutes
4-12-2018 Agenda Minutes
5-03-2018 Agenda
Minutes
6-07-2018 Agenda Minutes
08-02-2018 Agenda Minutes
09-06-2018 Agenda Download
10-04-2018 Download Download
11-01-2018 Download Download
12-17-2018 Download Download
2017
Date Agenda Minutes
12-7-2017 Agenda Minutes
11-2-2017 Agenda Minutes
10-5-2017 Agenda Minutes
9-7-2017 Agenda Minutes
8-3-2017 Agenda Minutes
7-6-2017 Cancelled Cancelled
6-1-2017 Agenda Minutes
5-4-2017 Agenda Minutes
4-6-2017 Agenda Minutes
3-14-2017* Agenda Minutes
3-2-2017 Cancelled Cancelled
2-2-2017 Agenda Minutes
1-5-2017 Agenda Minutes
2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Board Members

Emily Brieve

Emily Brieve

Chair

Cynthia Janes

Cynthia Janes

Vice Chair

(appointed by Road Commission)
Phone: (616) 914-6901
cpjanes1@gmail.com
Ben Greene

Ben Greene

Secretary

Dan Burrill

Dan Burrill

Board Member

Michelle McCloud

Michelle McCloud

Board Member

Kris Pachla

Kris Pachla

Board Member

Ken Yonker

Ken Yonker

Kent County Drain Commissioner

(by virtue of office)
(616) 632-7911
Ken.Yonker@kentcountymi.gov