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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Mattress Bags again available

mattress

July 10, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Elizabeth Paul, Environmental Program Coordinator, 269-966-3355 ext. 1889

Mattress Bags again available 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — In solid waste news, the city again has plastic...

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Environment
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Electronics, Styrofoam collection set for Aug. 25

March 2018 bill insert

Recently, our neighbors received a water bill insert full of the city’s upcoming environmental event and recycling collection dates – but we made a mistake.

The late-summer electronics and Styrofoam collection is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. o...

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Environment
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Yard waste collection starts March 26 for 2018

yard waste

At least on the calendar, spring has returned to Battle Creek, and curbside yard waste pickup along with it – this service begins again the week of March 26.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 30 this year. City neighbors may place yard...

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Environment

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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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Online web form/printable application links General News
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

Update: Dates changed for Capital SW/Elm railroad crossing work

Freight train through ITC

Due to logistics in scheduling, as the railroads prepare for reconstruction at the Capital SW and Elm Street crossings, the work and closure dates have changed.

At this time, project dates are scheduled as follows:

Capital Avenue SW will be closed at the tr...

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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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Direct link to application General News
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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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Update: Sewer line repair on Helen M. Montgomery Ave. extended

Vactor

July 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Waste Water Division, 269-966-3513

Update: Sewer line repair on Helen M. Montgomery Ave. extended

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Helen M. Montgomery Ave., between Wood St. N. and Saunders Ct....

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Routine crack fill begins next week

Crack filling

July 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Streets Department, 269-966-3507

Routine crack fill begins next week

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The city will begin routine crack filling on city streets listed below beginning Monday, July...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 2, 2018

City releases latest Water Quality Report

BC_watertower

The city’s annual water quality report – using data collected in 2017 – is now available for viewing.

The report is available on the city’s website, battlecreekmi.gov/2017waterqualityreport. From the home pa...

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2017 Water Quality Report Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Replacement Project at the Capital Avenue/Jackson Street Intersection

Out traffic signal

June 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact Darren Campbell, Civil Engineer II, (269) 966-3343

Traffic Signal Replacement Project at the Capital Avenue/Jackson Street Intersection

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - On Monday, June 4, J. Ranck Electric...

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Public Works/Road Work

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