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Posted on: July 17, 2018

City Commission taking applications for Ward 5 commissioner

City Commission 2017-2020

The Battle Creek City Commission will accept applications to fill the vacant Ward 5 commissioner position.

The position opened when Vice Mayor Dave Walters resigned from the commission, effective Sunday. In his resignation letter to Mayor Mark Behnke, he c...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Fire Lt. Michele Hughey promoted to Battalion Chief

Batt Chiefs 2018

City officials are thrilled to announce the promotion of Fire Lt. Michele Hughey to Battalion Chief for the Battle Creek Fire Department.

Hughey is the first woman to earn the position in the department’s 127-year history. Hughey currently is one...

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General News
Posted on: July 6, 2018

City encourages neighbors to participate in citizen survey

City facilities for survey news

City officials invite everyone who lives in Battle Creek to participate in the ongoing National Citizen Survey, designed to provide data on how well our city government is doing providing services to our neighbors, gauge perceptions of the city, and make ...

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Direct link to citizen survey General News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Dates set for Capital SW/Elm railroad crossing work

Freight train through ITC

Dates are set for the railroad crossing reconstruction at Capital Avenue SW and Elm Street, and those who live, work, and drive in these areas already may notice a change in train horns.

Both crossings are part of Battle Creek’s railroad quiet zo...

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General News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

City Clerk seeks election workers for August, November

voting machines

The next 2018 elections are around the corner, and the City Clerk’s Office seeks neighbors from the community to help work at the city’s 23 precincts for the Aug. 7 primary and Nov. 6 general elections.

Positions available are precinct ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Weekly time open to talk business development with city staff

Business Briefings

As part of the city’s efforts to contribute to a business-friendly community, staff are hosting free business development meetings with anyone who has an idea to explore.

City neighbors, new or established business owners, developers, and investo...

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