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Daniel Balice  
Mayor & City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: (616) 527-4990


Mayor Dan Balice was first elected to the City Council in 1988 and became Mayor in 1990. During his tenure he has worked with the City Council in:
  • Promoting more than $52 million in public
  • Private investment
  • Restoring and expanding the local theater
  • Transferring and expanding the Ionia County Memorial Hospital
  • Revising the City Charter
  • Rebuilding every street in the City's system
  • Passing and cleaning up a superfund and 24 other brownfield sites with an environmental clean-up bond and other development programs
  • Creating a Local Finance Development Authority
  • Negotiating several P.A. 425 agreements with surrounding townships
  • Rebuilding and expanding the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Water Production Plant
  • Tackling youth problems aggressively and creatively
Dan is regularly asked to be a speaker at local, state, and national events and is a partner in the law firm of McKaig and Balice. He and his family make their home on Washington St. 

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