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West Michigan counties, cities closing offices Wednesday

Posted at 3:51 PM, Jan 29, 2019

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Multiple counties are closing all non-emergency offices in preparation for hazardous weather.

Kent County is closing all buildings except for essential personnel. Late Tuesday night, Grand Rapids decided to close all non-essential city departments as well.

Ionia County is closed all county buildings Tuesday and is keeping them closed on Wednesday. Offices are expected to operate during normal business hours Thursday.

Ottawa County is also closing all offices and courts Wednesday, and officials are urging residents to stay home and indoors.

Kalamazoo County, the City of Kalamazoo and Portage are all closing non-emergency officers Wednesday as well. Portage has declared a snow emergency, asking residents not to park on any streets until further notice.

Montcalm County courts and the administrative buildings will be closed Wednesday.

Muskegon Heights City Hall will be closed.

All non-emergency offices in Newaygo County are closed Wednesday.