News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

City COVID Information

Prevention Protects Everyone

The city is part of a county-wide COVID-19 response. Learn more at the link, including information in Burmese, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City Service Priorities - Tell Us!

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It is time again to ask you to name your top priorities of City of Battle Creek Services, so we can evaluate our budget priorities and adjust as needed. Click Learn more to visit our PBB page, and take the survey in English, Spanish, and Burmese.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Garbage/recycling updates

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Republic Services takes over neighborhood curbside garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup on April 1. Learn more at our web page.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Report a Concern

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Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Create an Account

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Stay Connected!

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Stay Connected!

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Report a Concern

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 14, 2021

No injuries in South 22nd Street fire

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Incident number: 2021-02163Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 4/14/2021Incident time: 5:15 a.m.Address/location: 4 S. 22nd St.

Occupied? NoOwner: Undetermined

Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: Two-family residentialCo...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Online voter registration deadline soon for May 4 election; then in person

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Neighbors age 18 and older have until Sunday, April 18 to register to vote in the May 4 election by mail or online.

After that date, you can register to vote, but must do so in person, with your identification and proof of where you live. The May 4 electio...

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General News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Battle Creek income tax returns due April 30

Top of the 2020 Battle Creek local income tax 1040 form

As our city buildings are still closed to public visits, we encourage City of Battle Creek taxpayers to find the local 2020 income tax forms online this year.

Paper forms are not available, and you can find them online at www.battlecreekmi.gov/206/income-t...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2021

See something? Say something to BCPD.

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The Battle Creek Police Department wants you to know that officers are ready to respond when you see something that looks out of the ordinary or suspicious. Community members who are informed and alert play a critical role in helping law enforcement agenc...

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Police Spotlight (new 2021)
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Request a BCPD patch

Battle Creek Police Department patch

We often receive requests from individuals who would like a patch from the Battle Creek Police Department. If you would like to request our patch, please send $2 -- cash or money order -- to the BCPD, 34 N. Division St., Battle Creek, MI 49014. Please inc...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 21, 2021

WM finishing cart collection in Battle Creek

Waste Management and Republic recycling carts

Waste Management is coming back around the city limits to collect the yellow-lid recycling carts, and the rented garbage and yard waste carts.

They will do this to get these carts off the streets, as the city on April 1 started a new curbside waste contrac...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Road closed on College Street

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April 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Waste Water Division, 269-966-3513

Road closed on College Street  

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City sewer crews will repair a damaged sewer main tomorrow morning that will cause a...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Columbia water work to require shutoffs, boil advisories

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The city will replace and repair parts of our water system along Columbia Avenue over the next two weekends.

The improvements will require water shutoffs, and boil water advisories. We do our best to coordinate projects so there is less inconvenience to ne...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Water main work continues/Cañerías Principales – Ann Avenue

WATER WORK

March 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water main work continues/Cañerías Principales – Ann Avenue

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — city crews will conti...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: March 30, 2021

2021 City Road Construction Projects

Road work ahead

March 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343 

2021 City Road Construction Projects 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s engineering team is announcing the 20...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Sidewalk and road closure - 103 Michigan Ave. W

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February 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269.966.3343 

Sidewalk and road closure - 103 Michigan Ave. W

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Beginning Monday, Feb. 8, rehabilitation efforts will start at 10...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Sidewalk closures at WKKF

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January 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343

Sidewalk closures at WKKF

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Work at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, One Michigan Avenue, will cause intermittent sidewalk closur...

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Public Works/Road Work

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 3, 2021

Local agencies launch local transit pilot

B C Go van in front of Kids and Stuff museum in Albion

Over the next year, riders can travel anywhere in Calhoun County.

For the next year, neighbors can take public transportation across Calhoun County, with as little as 30 minutes notice, as part of a collaborative new pilot program.

Battle Creek Transit will launch the program on Monday, March 8, under the BCGo name.

&...

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Transit

News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Countywide public transit pilot

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Starting March 8, 2021, neighbors could travel across Calhoun County in a year-long, public transportation pilot program. You will use the BCGo Calhoun County smartphone app to book a ride with as little as 30 minutes notice; you can also call for a ride....

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Transit Spotlight (new 2021)