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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Should neighbors have more input on police issues?

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The city’s Human Relations Board wants to hear from community members about the idea of forming a Citizens Review Board.

A CRB can have different purposes and goals in a community, relating to neighbors who want to have an impact on their communi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Quick community newsletter survey

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In 2022, we tried a new way to share a community newsletter in Battle Creek - the center spread of the Battle Creek Shopper News. We published in January, April, July, and October.

Did you see the newsletter? Did you like it? Do you want to see something d...

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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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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.

2021 - City Spotlights Template - Police
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.

2021 - City Spotlights Template - Transit
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.

2021 - City Spotlights Template - Transit
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

Stay Connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Receive email or text message updates.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Create an Account

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With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Engage in information you care about.

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

City offices closed Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving holiday

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The city’s administrative offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

On Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Battle Creek Transit bus, Tele-Transit, and BCGo services are canceled. Republic Services, the...

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General News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Burmese: City Human Relations Board seeks input on police issues

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Battle Creek ?????? ??????????????????????(Human Relations Board) ?? ????????????????????????????????? (Citizens Revie...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Downtown Battle Creek to host Winter Wanderland event Dec. 2-3

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Downtown Battle Creek will ring in this year’s holiday season with the first-ever Winter Wanderland event, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3.

Winter Wanderland is a collection of holiday-themed events happening ...

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General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Encuesta comunitaria del Comité de Evalución Ciudadana

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In English - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1618

El Consejo de Relaciones Humanas de la ciudad de Battle Creek quiere escuchara los miembros de la comunidad sobre la idea de formar un Comité deEvaluación C...

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General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City's Human Relations Board seeks input related to police issues

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En Español - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1619

Burmese - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1625

The city’s Human Relations Board wants to hear from community members about the idea of form...

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General News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

City Commission meeting date changes around election

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The City Commission approved changing their second November meeting and their organizational meeting, due to the certification schedule for the Nov. 8 election.

Calhoun County officials must give the State of Michigan our city election results by Nov. 23, ...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Police investigate vape sales to minors after community concerns

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After receiving concerns from multiple agencies and parents, Battle Creek Police conducted a sting on four vape shops today, resulting in charges against two people for selling vape items to a minor.

In Michigan, you must be 21 to purchase tobacco products...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Get more BCPD news on Nextdoor

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We know it has become difficult for neighbors to connect with, get information from, and engage with us on Facebook, due to continuous, repetitive dialogue on one issue. 

This makes the page unproductive as a tool, so we have removed it. This coul...

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Police Spotlight (new 2021)
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

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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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Police Spotlight (new 2021)

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2022

MDOT project to cause closure of Battle Creek Linear Path

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A continued Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project on M-37 will result in the temporary closure of a segment of Battle Creek Linear Path beginning next Monday, Nov. 28, following a delay due to the recent wint...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Improvements at Kellogg Headquarters to cause temporary closure of McCamly Street

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Contractors completing improvements at Kellogg Headquarters’ front entrance will result in the temporary closure of part of McCamly Street, beginning today, Thursday, Oct. 20.

The specific part of McCamly Street af...

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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)