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Kalamazoo County Commission

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Kalamazoo County Commissioners will have to try again in two weeks to elect leadership for the year. Tuesday night the county board deadlocked on who should serve as chair and vice chair for 2022.

Transfer Of Bronson Park Stalls Again

Apr 21, 2021

A plan to transfer ownership of Kalamazoo's Bronson Park from the County to the City is in limbo - again. County commissioners decided not to move ahead with the sale Tuesday.

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An important piece has fallen into place for Stryker Corporation’s planned expansion in Portage. On Tuesday the Kalamazoo County Commission agreed to a brownfield plan for the site where Stryker wants to build.

The board also heard an update from the county housing commission on its efforts to help homeless families with children find housing.


There will be at least three new members on the Kalamazoo County Commission after the November election. Two years ago six incumbents decided not to run for another term. 

Kalamazoo County commissioner Julie Rogers says she’ll run for a third term on the board. Rogers represents Alamo Township and parts of Oshtemo and Kalamazoo Townships in the county’s fifth district.