Tag Archives: Plainfield Township

Family Fare developers won’t appeal court decision

The legal battle over an intensive development off Northland Drive in Plainfield Township is over. According to Trustee Vic Mathews, the developers, BDR Inc., agreed not to appeal a decision against their proposed development if the township agreed not to … Continue reading

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Townships mixed on background checks, offender policy

Plainfield Township is facing harsh criticism regarding their lack of a policy requiring background checks on potential employees (see related story page 1), and their decision not to fire a firefighter who was convicted of a sex offense, but in … Continue reading

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BDR asks for $2.3 million in damages over Family Fare plan

Judge to rule on zoning for grocery store and complex A judge will decide if he thinks a developer was unconstitutionally denied use of property in Plainfield Township. Final arguments were heard it the downtown Grand Rapids courtroom of Dennis … Continue reading

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Plainfield firefighter, Deputy Clerk arrested as habitual sexual offender

  On Monday, November 9, an arrest warrant was issued for 40-year-old Jeffrey Shawn Hawkins, of Plainfield Township. Hawkins was arrested and lodged at the Kent County Correctional Facility. He was charged with two counts of Accosting Children for Immoral … Continue reading

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Plainfield Township receives three water awards

  Just in time for the Take Back the Tap campaign promoting drinking the water from your faucet as healthy and more environmentally sound than bottled water, Plainfield Township has proof of their water quality. At a September Michigan American Water … Continue reading

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