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    Authority
         City Code Sec. 2.135

     

    Purpose
         The Commission sets parking rates, determines marketing strategies, recommends the    
         locations and capital improvements for public parking lots and ramps. 

         The Commission consists of nine (9) members who have contact with downtown or 
         neighborhood business districts and are able to reflect diverse user interests including retailing,
         building ownership, convention, housing, consumer, public transportation, and neighborhood 
         groups.  

         The membership may also include a member of the City Commission.

    City Residency Requirement
         None

    Appointment
         Members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Commission for a term 
         beginning on the first Monday in January.

     

    Term
         Each member's term is for three (3) years and subject to the Service Limitation Policy.

    Meetings
         Location:    Parking Services Office
                          50 Ottawa Avenue, NW 
                          Grand Rapids, MI 49503

         Time:         8:00 a.m.

     

         Frequency: Second Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted) 
         Meeting Announcements:

     

    Meeting Documents
         Agenda and Minutes

    Compensation
         None

    Liaison
         Josh Naramore, Managing Director 
         Parking Services Department
         ph:  456-3290

    Current Members

    Kevin Denhof
         Mayoral Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends: 1/7/2019

    Michael Ellis
         Mayoral Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends:  1/8/2018
    Com. Ruth Kelly
         Mayoral Appointment
         Resident - Ward 2
         Term Ends 1/7/2019

    (Melissa LaGrand)

         Pending Oath of Office
         Mayoral Appointment
         Resident - Ward 2
         Term Ends: 1/6/2020

    Lynee Wells
         Mayoral Appointment
         Resident - Ward 2
         Term Ends:  1/1/2018
    Joan Rosema-David
         Mayoral Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends:  1/1/2018
    VACANCY
         Mayoral Appointment
         New Term
    Peter Varga
         Mayoral Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends:  1/1/2018
    VACANCY
         Mayoral Appointment
         New Term
     

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