6:46 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Holland Reaches Agreement with Township to Acquire Land for New Power Plant

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Holland Township Trustees will take up matter Thursday
The Holland City Council approved a 425 agreement with Holland Township that will start the process of the city acquiring the property around the proposed location of the Holland Board of Public Works' new natural gas power plant that should be online by late 2016.
8:37 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Despite Weather, Holland Will Have Tulips for Tulip Time

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Temporary greenhouse will guarantee tulips in May
Two years ago, April 1 had an entirely different feel.There were already bright spring colors in Holland and people were wondering if it would last for Tulip Time.
6:29 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Holland Approves First Reading of Graffiti Amendment

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A final vote is scheduled for April 2nd
Holland City Councilman Wayne Klomparens was the only member of council to question a proposed ordinance that would ticket property owners who don't cover graffiti on their property within five days.The first reading of the proposed ordinance amendment from the city's Neighborhood Improvement Committee was approved Wednesday. It would declare graffiti a nuisance.
11:28 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Holland reaches settlement on air permit lawsuit

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Total of $450,000 will be paid to settle lawsuit filed by Sierra Club and Natural Resources Defense Council
After five years of negotiations, the city of Holland and the Holland Board of Public Works have come to a settlement agreement with the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council over an air permit for the city's coal-fired power plant."
3:15 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Holland moves to remove infected ash trees

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Ash trees make up 6% to 8% of trees in city of Holland
A pest that has infected hundreds of mature trees throughout downtown Holland is becoming a real pain in the ash. The removal of an estimated 2,000 ash trees within the city of Holland, including 86 in the downtown corridor in the past few months, has been stepped up because of decay caused by an infestation of the emerald ash borer, an insect first found in Michigan more than a decade ago.