Cannon Township, Michigan

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Staff Directory - Details

Steve Grimm

Supervisor, Cannon Township
  • Primary Contact Address
    6878 Belding Rd
    Rockford, MI 49341
Primary Department: Township Board
Other Departments: Personnel Committee, Sewer Committee, Fire Committee, Budget Committee, North Kent Sewer Authority Representative

Professional Profile


Current Board Committees & Assignments

 

  • Sewer Committee (Chair)
  • Budget(Chair)
  • Fire Committee(Chair)
  • Professional Services & Oversight Committee(Chair)
  • Law Enforcement(Chair)
  • Personnel
  • Elections

Term Expires:   November 2016


Personal Background Information

Civic Affairs:

  • Planning Commission  - Appointed to Township Planning Commission in 1996, serving through 2001.    During this appointment served on many PC Sub-committees to approve Planned Unit Developments, working with impacted Township Residents and Developers to guide and adjust proposed development projects.   Re-appointed to the Planning Commission in 2007.

  • Zoning Board of Appeals  - Appointed to the ZBA as the Planning Commission representative in 1996, serving through 2001.    Served as ZBA Chairman during this time.
  • Trustee  - Elected in the 2008 General Election as a Township Trustee, serving through 2010.

  • Supervisor  - Elected to this position in the 2000 General Election, serving through 2004.   Appointed to this position in 2010 to complete the resigning Supervisor's term.
  • Chair of Kent County Supervisors' Association - 2012
  • Kent County Literacy Council, Board of Directors  - 1990 through 1996.
  • Kent County Corporate Spelling Bee, Judge  - 1996 through 2011.

 

Academic and Professional Background:

  • 1980 Graduate of Grand Rapids Community College with an Associates Degree.

  • 1982 Graduate of University of Michigan, BA, with honors.
  • 1985 Graduate of University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • 1985 - Present:   Practicing Attorney, licensed in Michigan and Illinois.

 

Personal Summary:

 

Married to wife Amber since 1994, with three practically perfect children: Davis, attends the University of Michigan, and Dylan and Eleanor are proud Rockford Rams. The Grimms have lived in Cannon Township since 1994, when they bought their home on twelve beautiful acres, typical of the rolling terrain of Cannon Township.   Steve serves as general counsel to River Rock Church where the family attends.  He provides pro bono legal service and counsel to the church and underprivileged members.