Welcome to the MAYOR'S OFFICE

Mayor Stephen Kepley smiling headshotFor decades, Kentwood residents have been blessed to have a great place to call home and we continue to improve as a community.

As a nationally ranked City for both residential and small business markets, Kentwood continues to be “open for business” while intentionally improving in all areas. With planned investments in infrastructure, parks, and trails, Kentwood provides a high quality of services today, while keeping the next 50 years in view. The City’s dedicated and professional staff stands at the ready especially when you need them the most.

Our City is “A Community Effort” and your feedback is always welcomed to help improve and achieve Kentwood’s vision of being the preferred community for opportunity, safety, health, and happiness. Driven by the City of Kentwood’s mission, vision and core values, our goal is to serve all who live, work, and play in Kentwood.

Kentwood is a diverse City committed to fostering a thriving community, where people not only feel welcome, but truly feel a sense of belonging. The City’s quality of life has long been enriched by the friendships and contributions of our neighbors from all backgrounds. There is much we can and must learn from one another. By living and working together, unity and a bright future can be attained for all who call Kentwood home. 


Mayor Stephen Kepley

The Mayor is an elected official of the City and is responsible for the supervision of all City departments. The Mayor functions as the Head Administrator of the City, represents the City at official functions and presides at City Commission meetings.


Stephen Kepley