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     Vital Streets Oversight Commission Description

    The Vital Streets Oversight Commission will work with the City Manager and City Commission to recommend how the revenue from the continued income tax for Streets and Sidewalks is to be invested.  The oversight Commission will report actual expenditures and results to the City Commission and the public each year.  The Vital Streets Dashboard may be viewed here.

     Upcoming Meeting Agendas


     Resource Documents

    8/7/2017 3:15 PM
    8/2/2017 3:28 PM
    8/3/2015 11:37 AM
    6/23/2015 4:23 PM
    5/8/2015 2:25 PM
    11/14/2014 2:54 PM
    10/9/2014 3:41 PM
    9/17/2014 10:46 AM
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     ArcGIS Mapping Configuration Files

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     VSOC Meeting Dates

    ​​The Vital Streets Oversight Commission meets on the following dates at 3:00 p.m.   

    January 23, 2017
    April 17, 2017
    July 17, 2017
    October 16, 2017
    December 18, 2017

    The meeting takes place in the City Commission Chambers located on the 9th floor of City Hall, 300 Monroe Avenue NW., Grand Rapids. ​ 

    Contact Eric DeLong at for more information. 


     Past Meeting Documents (Agendas, Minutes)

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     Vital Streets Related Links

    Grand Rapids Bond to Jump Start Street Work9/23/2014
    16 People Tapped for Vital Streets Oversight7/22/2014
    Commuting in America 2013: The National Report on Commuting Patterns and Trends - AASHTO2/6/2015
    Where Grand Rapids will target sidewalk money from City's streets tax2/11/2015
    Reimagining our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots3/3/2015
    Chicago Complete Streets Presentation3/27/2015
    Better Streets: Whatchu, whatchu, whatchu want?4/7/2015
    Fort Collins' `10 Steps to Diamond BFC (Bicycle Friendly Community) Status6/9/2015
    Michigan City Roads Rank Amoung Worst, Most Costly . . .7/23/2015
    Consultant calls street planning disjointed11/23/2015