News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2019

City tells its 2018 story with interactive, online tool

Story map 2018 introduction screenshot

The City of Battle Creek is excited to present its 2018 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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Stories from the City: Battle Creek in 2018 General News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City sees improved ratings in 2018 citizen survey

City facilities for survey news

The city team is excited to share that we received some significantly higher positive ratings in this year’s citizen survey about Battle Creek, and city services in particular, as compared to 2015.

The city again worked with The National Citizen ...

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Citizen Survey reports General News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

City seeks volunteers for Human Relations Board

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The city’s Human Relations Board is looking for new members, who are dedicated to building relationships, and working to create equity across city programs and services.

It is through the work of dedicated neighbors and the business community mem...

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City Boards, Committees and Councils General News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Heritage Tower work now requires complete road closure

Heritage Tower work

Starting this Thursday, Nov. 1, West Michigan Avenue will close completely to accommodate work on the Heritage Tower project, at 25 W. Michigan.

The project’s contractor determined that the traffic shift in place does not allow enough room for th...

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General News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Battle Creek open for business

BC Cargo

Battle Creek is open for business.

Recently, the U.S. Small Business Administration estimated that three in five new jobs in the United States are created by small businesses.

Additionally, they note that small businesses accounted for 61.8 percent of net n...

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More info on the BC Small Business Loan Fund General News