7:31 am
Thu November 20, 2014

New Holland City Policy Bans Employees From Smoking on Job

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Current policy allows smoking at least 25 feet from city buildings
HOLLAND, MI - City employees in Holland will no longer be allowed to light up on city property while on the job starting next summer. The City Council Wednesday, Nov. 19, unanimously approved a smoke-free and tobacco-free workplace policy as part of an update on the city's employee handbook.
7:42 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Holland City Council Approves Changes in Rental Rules

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Changes have been proposed in response to growth in rental properties
After months of discussion the vote to change the city's occupancy of unrelated adults in a rental home from six to four passed Wednesday.
6:07 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Campaign For Holland Museum Kicks Off This Week

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The millage request is being made in part because of cuts in Holland's city budget
The Holland Historical Trust and its supporters will kick off the Holland Museum Yes! campaign Wednesday.The campaign's goal is to convince voters in the city of Holland, Holland Charter Township and Park Township to approve Nov. 4 a 0.2 mill tax levy request that would be used to support the trust's operations.
6:17 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Holland Area Plant Closing, Jobs Going to Mexico

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Mammoth Incorporated will close Holland Township plant in September
In the midst of economic rebirth throughout much of Michigan, particularly in the Holland area, it's rare to hear a midsize manufacturing plant is shutting down and exporting all of its jobs to Mexico for what its parent company refers to as "strategic and competitive reasons."Yet, that's precisely what is happening at Mammoth Inc.
7:36 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Holland Looks to Curb Problem Rental Properties

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Rental properties are increasing faster than owner-occupied homes. Calls for service for those properties are also up
Different ways to deal with troublesome landlords and rental properties are being tossed around by city of Holland officials.The topic is not new: In 2011, Holland City Council issued a moratorium on rental certificates and construction near Hope College while officials dealt with a proposed 12-bedroom duplex geared at students who would pay per person.