Phil Skaggs won the seat in District 19 (City of East Grand Rapids and part of Grand Rapids southeast side) in November. Commissioner Skaggs grew up in Bowling Green, Ohio, where his father was a professor of history. Learn More »
Ranked 1st metro area to raise a family out of 100 largest metros.
Ranked 3rd in 2016, Leading Locations Report.
- Area Development Magazine
Ranked 2nd best large city to start a business.
11% of all LEED-certified buildings.
- Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design