Posted on: February 16, 2018

Blue Ribbon Committee chooses chair, sets next meetings

Blue Ribbon Committee 2018

The 18-person committee tasked with considering potential changes to the city charter will meet again next Wednesday, Feb. 21.

The committee, established and appointed by the City Commission, will consider potential changes to the selection of mayor and vi...

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General News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

City offices closed on Presidents Day, Feb. 19

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The city’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents Day.

Battle Creek Transit bus and Tele-Transit services will operate on their regular, weekday schedules on Monday.

Full Blast, 35 Hamblin Ave., is op...

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General News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

City taking medical marihuana facility apps starting Feb. 20

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Starting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, the City of Battle Creek will begin accepting applications for medical marihuana facility permits.

The City Commission on Tuesday approved the new ordinances and fees to allow the five facility types – growing, proce...

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City medical marihuana information General News
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Neighbors have local income tax donation option


City income tax staff want to remind neighbors that the local income tax form gives the option to donate your refund to a charity, or city project.

The City Commission approved adding the donation option to the local tax form in 2015. Donation of income ta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

City tells its 2017 story with interactive, online tool

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The City of Battle Creek is excited to present its 2017 story – an online, interactive presentation of the top projects accomplished last year.

Staff used esri software to create a story map – a multi-media presentation using text, phot...

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City of Battle Creek 2017 Story Map General News
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Capital SW, Elm railroad crossings up for repairs in 2018


City staff are excited to announce that reconstruction of the railroad crossings on Capital Avenue SW and Elm Street is anticipated during this year’s construction season.

The projects were accepted as part of the Michigan Department of Transport...

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General News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

City offers tips for smooth winter season

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With winter in full swing, city staff have some tips and reminders for neighbors to help services take place as smoothly as possible and ensure the community is as safe as possible for all.

The following are related to placement of trash and recycling cont...

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Posted on: February 11, 2018

Off-duty police officer arrested after car accident


An off-duty Battle Creek police officer was arrested on a drunk driving charge this morning, following a single-vehicle accident in the officer’s personal vehicle.

The accident occurred just before 4 a.m. in the City of Springfi...

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