Originally from Traverse City and Hastings, Michigan, Ryan Cotton has been a professional City Manager since 1986 in the states of Vermont and Michigan.
Balancing passions can be tough – particularly when one is for preserving the integrity of an historic house and the other is for supporting an energy efficient community.
Ultimately, the Holland Community Energy Plan calls for making thousands of city homes more energy efficient, to help cut city energy consumption by 50 percent by 2050.
"Saving money,” says Alex Calder, asked what he hopes most for from the Home Energy Retrofit Program.
A group of pioneers gathered near Lake Macatawa, pondering their role in a radically different future Holland.
While a pilot project tests the potential for major energy savings in 25 Holland homes, the rest of the city doesn't need to wait on the sidelines.
The City of Holland has a monthly e-newsletter. This is a resumption of a practice the City engaged in years ago -- though, of course, with a technological twist.
Approval is subject to the following regulations in accordance with Section 19-6 of the City Code:
Awning, canopy, marquee signs or projecting signs which extend over the City right-of-way, require a revocable license from City Council prior to receiving a building permit. (Section 39-347
You may already have heard, but if not, the Know-Your-Number Calculator is now available on the HBPW website.
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