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    100-Executive Office

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    100-01

    City Commission Policy Manual

    02/13/63

     

     

     

    100-02

    Use of Public Funds by Elected Officials for Travel and Other Expenses

    04/30/63

    03/15/93

    100-03

    Programming of Grand Rapids Information Network (G.R.I.N.)

    03/15/88

     

     

     

    100-04

    Fair and Equitable City Service Delivery

    07/18/96

     10/27/15

     

     100-05  Confidentiality Agreements

    06/19/07

     

     
    100-06 ​Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Standards of Conduct Policy for Elected and Appointed Officials ​12/13/16
    ​100-07 ​Open City Policy ​12/13/16

    200-Attorneys Office

    Title

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    200-01

    Open Meetings Act

    04/30/74

    12/04/84

    200-03

    Claims Authority and Procedure

    02/21/84

    02/06/07

    200-04

    Civil Litigation

    02/21/84

    06/18/91

    200-05

    Bingo Licenses

    04/27/76

     

     

     

    200-06 Third Party Use of Logo 3/28/17
    ​300-City Clerk's Office ​Title ​Original Date ​Last Revision

    300-01

    Approval of Class C Liquor Licenses

    06/12/62

    09/15/70

    300-02

    Upgrading Alcoholic Beverage Licenses

    10/08/63

     

     

     

    300-03

    Liquor Control Commission

    06/22/65

     

     

     

    300-04

    Review of Class C Liquor Licenses

    08/03/76

     

     

     

    300-05

    Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Program

    04/03/84

    12/19/89

    300-06

    Citizen Boards and Commissions

    02/07/84

    12/21/10

    300-07

    Selling on Downtown Sidewalks 

    Repealed under Proceeding #80060

    02/13/63

     

    Repealed 01/25/11

     

    300-08 Requirements for Approval of Liquor License Requests in City Development Districts   03/27/07  11/1/16

    400-Treasurers Office

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    400-01

    Investment Program and Policy

     

    Guidelines Revised 10/2015

     

    09/26/89

    04/11/17

    400-02 ​Charging Off Uncollectible Accounts ​10/25/11

    500-Comptrollers Office

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    600-Administrative Services

    Title

    Original Date

    Last Revision

    600-01

    Use of Welfare Labor

    07/22/58

     

     

     

    600-02

    Safety Policy

    08/10/82

     

     

     

    600-03

    Condolences Upon Death of an Employee

    01/13/87

    07/22/97

    600-04

    Education Reimbursement

    05/27/69

    08/26/08

    600-05

    Payment of Relocation Expenses

    05/14/74

    11/14/00

    600-06

    City Employee Home Ownership Incentives

    10/24/95

    04/28/98

    600-07

    Access to City Buildings for Individuals with Disabilities

    04/09/63

    01/24/95

    600-09

    Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Contracts

    02/21/84

     10/27/15 

    600-10

    Contract Compliance

    Administrative Guidelines

    05/23/89

     

    09/14/10

    10/27/15

    600-11

    Workforce Diversity

    06/18/91

    10/27/15

     

    600-12

    Equal Business Opportunity-Construction

    Administrative Guidelines

    05/25/82

    10/27/15

    600-13

    Assignment of 24-Hour Vehicle Use to Elected and Appointed Officials, and Employees of the City

    11/17/70

    05/15/96

    600-14

    Enhanced Access to Public Records

    10/01/02

     

     

     

    600-15

    Equal Business Opportunity-Goods and Services

    Administrative Guidelines

    07/13/04

    10/27/15

     

    600-16  Sustainability Policy for City Buildings 01/24/06  

    700-Fiscal Services

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    700-01

    Capital Improvement Program

    10/23/79

    06/27/00

    700-02

    Grant Applications

    02/15/72

     

     

     

    700-03

    Special Assessment Billing

    12/12/78

     

     

     

    700-04

    Special Assessment for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Developers

    09/18/79

     

     

     

    700-05

    Expenditure Reduction Incentive Program

    11/23/93

     

     

     

    700-06

    General Financial Guidelines

    12/16/97

    03/29/05

    700-07

    Homestead Poverty Exemptions

    12/22/98

     05/09/17

     

    700-08

    Renaissance Zone:  Determination of Substantially Delinquent Tax Status

    12/22/98

    06/08/99

    700-09

    Delegation of Purchasing Authority

    08/10/99

     10/27/15

     

     

    700-10 ​User Fee Policy ​04/30/13

    800-Public Safety

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    800-01

    Rescinded under Proceeding No. 77156

    06/28/66

    Rescinded

    04/22/08

    800-02

    Grand Rapids Police Dept. Civilian Appeal Board

    07/23/96

    07/08/03

    900-Planning and Development

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    900-01

    Contribution for Public Purpose Activities

    12/23/75

     

     

     

    900-02

    Billboards on City Property

    11/29/66

     

     

     

    900-03

    Special Assessment in CD Target Areas

    03/02/76

     

     

     

    900-04

    Low Income Housing Needs

    03/09/65

     

     

     

    900-06

    Real Estate Fees

    02/07/78

    12/30/97

    900-07

    Industrial Development

    06/06/78

    01/16/90

    900-08

    UDAG Application Fees

    06/23/81

    03/13/84

    900-09

    Apps. For Industrial Facilities Exemption Cert.-P.A. 198

    06/29/82

    09/14/10

    900-10

    Neighborhood Business Improvement Program

    08/03/82

    09/30/03

    900-12

    Business District Identification Signs

    02/05/85

     

     

     

    900-13

    Housing Rehabilitation Program

    06/09/98

    12/18/12

    900-14

    (rescinded 7/26/05)

    Community Development Citizens Committee

     

     

     

    900-16

    Relocation Assistance

    01/27/76

    03/07/89

    900-17

    Housing Rehabilitation Appeals Board

    01/13/76

    10/12/10

    900-18

    Exterior Repair Loans

    03/15/88

    04/29/97

    900-19

    Rental Rehabilitation Program

    02/17/98

    07/22/08

    900-22

    Disposal of City Owned Residential Property

    09/27/88

    10/11/11

    900-25

    Sale of Land in Campau II

    11/02/82

     

     

     

    900-26

    Housing Policy

    03/09/65

    06/06/82

    900-27

    Good Faith Deposits on Bid Proposals

    09/27/88

     

     

     

    900-29

    Heritage Commons Neighborhood Area Housing Policy

    08/01/89

     

     

     

    900-30

    Urban Development Fund

    01/22/91

     

     

     

    900-31

    Delinquency Control Committee

    11/16/93

     

     

     

    900-33

    Parking Incentive Plan

    11/14/95

     

     

     

    900-34

    Gap Financing Program

    04/16/96

    08/28/01

    900-35

    Homebuyer Assistance Fund

    12/17/96

     

    12/18/01

     

    900-36

    Business Relocation to a Renaissance Zone

    03/04/97

    02/24/98

    900-37

    Parking Services in Neighborhood Business Areas

    09/15/98

     

     

     

    900-38

    Applications for Personal Property Tax Relief under Act 328 of the Public Act of 1998

    07/27/99

    09/14/10

    900-39

    Acquisition of Real Property Not Associated with Right-of-Ways, Easements, or Encroachments

    08/10/99

     

     

     

    900-40

    Expansion of Existing Renaissance Zone Areas and Creation of New Zones

    05/09/00

     

     

     

    900-41

    Disposal of City of Grand Rapids Owned Non-Residential Property

    02/20/01

    10/11/11

    900-42

    Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Exemption Applications

    08/28/01

     2/23/16

     

     

    900-43

    Review Procedures for Notices of Intent and Applications to Establish Groundwater Restricted Zones

    02/11/03

     7/26/16

     

     

    900-44

    Acquisition and Transfer of Tax Foreclosed Properties Acquired in Accordance with P.A. 123 of 1999

     

    Guidelines est. June 2017

     

    08/20/02

     5/28/13

     

     

    900-45

    Neighborhood Enterprise Zones (NEZ)

    03/16/04

     2/23/16

     

     

    900-46

    Subdivision Processing and Public Hearings

    04/19/05

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    900-47  Approval of Various Exemption Certificates for Qualifying Companies located within an Existing Renaissance Zone 08-29-06  
    900-48  Extension of Time Period for Existing Renaissance Zone Parcels 11-21-06  06/19/07
    900-49 Corridor Improvement Authority 11-13-07
    900-50 Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofit Housing Organizations 03-04-08
    900-51 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Recovery Zone 08-25-09
    900-52 Temporary Use of City-Owned Property 09-15-09
    900-53 Commercial Rehabilitation Exemption Certificates for Qualified Retail Food Establishments 10-20-09
    900-54 ​Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE) ​8-22-17

    1000-Public Works

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    1000-01

    Street Vacations

    02/13/63

    12/15/15

    1000-02

    Encroachment Approvals

    11/07/61

    3/28/17

    1000-03

    Construction, Reconstruction and Repair of Sidewalks and Other Public Improvements

    05/29/79

    04/17/01

    1000-05

    Temporary Use of Streets for Special Events

    05/06/80

    05/11/82

    1000-06

    Use of Right-of-Way for Construction

    06/24/80

     

     

     

    1000-07

    Special Assessment of

    Major Street
    Construction

     

    01/16/73

     

     

     

    1000-08

    Street Lighting for New Development

    01/29/74

     

     

     

    1000-09

    Extension of Water and Sewer Facilities

    05/11/76

     

     

     

    1000-10

    Street Lights for Residential Areas

    03/24/81

     

     

     

    1000-11

    Repair of Borderline Streets

    11/24/59

     

     

     

    1000-12

    Partial Improvement for Gravel Streets

    07/18/72

     

     

     

    1000-13

    Paving and Other Improvements for Gravel Streets

    01/20/76

     

     

     

    1000-14

    Special Assessment for Public Improvements

    03/24/81

     5/13/14

     

     

    1000-15

    Temporary Service Agreements (Water/Sewer)

    02/13/63

     

     

     

    1000-16

    Long Sewer and Water Connections

    02/13/63

    04/25/89

    1000-17

    Prequalification of Bidders and Sub-Contractors

    02/28/84

    06/24/03

    1000-18

    Monroe Center Areaways and Sidewalks

    05/01/90

     

     

     

    1000-19 
    rescinded 11/27/07

    Check Valve/Sump Pump/Footing Drain Program

     

     

     

    1000-20

    Renaming City Streets

    10/01/96

     

     

     

    1000-21

    Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of Combustible Waste and Solid Waste Ordinance Provisions

    03/20/01

     

     

     

    1000-22

    Backwater Valve/Sump Pump/Footing Drain Program

    06/05/01

    10/23/07

    1000-23

    Request for Multiple Residential Driveways

    06/10/03

     

     

     

    1100-Community Enrichment

     

    Title

     

    Original Date

     

    Last Revision

     

    1100-02

    Use of City-County Plaza

    10/28/69

     

     

     

    1100-03

    Claims for Damages to City-owned Trees

    02/13/63

    09/13/88

    1100-05

    Special Events

    12/13/88

    05/23/17

    1100-06

    Art, Memorials, and Related Gifts

    09/10/91

     

    08/15/06

     

    1100-07

    Establishment of a Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

    06/18/91

     

     

     

    1100-08

    Parks and Recreation Department Fees and Charges

    07/28/92

     

     

     

    1100-09

    Adopt-A-Park, Partnership and Sponsorship Programs in Parks and Recreation

    07/26/05

     

     

     

     

     1100-10

     

     

     Use of, and Alterations to, Monument and Veterans Memorial Parks

     

     

    11/21/06

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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