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  5. Calendar Overlay Planning & Zoning Division (3)
  6. Calendar Overlay Public Works (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Special Events (13)

Board of Appeals

  1. Board of Appeals meeting

    July 18, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ City Hall Commission Chambers

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Civil Service Commission

  1. Civil Service Commission meeting

    July 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall Commission Chambers

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Historic District Commission

  1. Historic District Commission Petition Submittal Deadline

    July 27, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall

    Historic District Commission application submittal deadline date for the next meeting to request approval to do exterior work on an historic property.

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Human Relations Board

  1. Human Relations Board

    July 18, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall Conference Room 302A

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Planning & Zoning Division

  1. Zoning Board of Appeals - Petition Submittal Deadline Date

    July 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall

    Deadline date to submit Zoning Board of Appeals variance application for the next monthly meeting.

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  2. Planning Commission Meeting

    July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall Commission Chambers

    Applications submitted for review to the Planning Commission and then to the City Commission for approval.

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  3. Planning Commission - Petition Submittal Deadline Date for next months meeting.

    July 27, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall, Planning Department, Ste. #117

    Applications for Special Use Permits; Conditional Rezoning; and Zoning Re-Classifications for review by Planning Commission.

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Public Works

  1. Yard waste curbside pickup

    March 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @ At the curbside within city limits only.

    Leaves, downed branches and other yard waste should be placed in specially marked containers and/or paper yard waste bags. The bags are available at most area grocery and hardware stores. Approved containers may be up to 32 gallons in size and should be clearly marked “yard waste only.” Each bag or container may not weigh more than 50 pounds. Extra “yard waste only” stickers for marking containers are available in the Utility Billing office on the first floor of City Hall, 10 N. Division St. Residents also have the option of renting a 96-gallon cart for yard waste collection from Waste Management. These can be used for trash during the winter months, December to March. Call 866-797-0918 for options and pricing. Other options for addressing yard waste are mowing the lawn and leaving the grass to create natural mulch, or hauling yard waste to Brice Pit, the city’s compost site, at 715 W. River Road.

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  2. Clean Water Partners photo contest

    June 1, 2018 - July 31, 2019

    Seasonal photo contest of the Kalamazoo River Watershed within Calhoun County. More details at

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Special Events

  1. Battle Creek Farmers Market

    July 18, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Festival Market Square

    Battle Creek Farmers Market

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  2. Post Band Concerts

    July 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Festival Market Square

    Post Band concert

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  3. Vibe @ 5

    July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Friendship Park

    Vibe @ 5 concerts.

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  4. Strut for the Strays 5k Fun Run

    July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Refer to attached maps

    11th annual Strut for the Strays Fun Run/Walk for the Humane Society of South Central Michigan's shelter animals. All of the proceeds from this event are used for heartworm prevention, treatment and other medical needs. This race is certified and chipped time. There are prizes for first place in the men, women, and 16 & under categories, and medals for second and third place in those categories. Refreshments provided at the conclusion of the race.

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  5. Battle Creek Farmers Market

    July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Festival Market Square

    Battle Creek Farmers Market

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  6. Butterfly Release and Remember Event

    July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Leila Arboretum walking path and Kaleidoscope Garden

    Celebrate life with Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan on July 21st, as we release Monarch Butterflies in honor or memory of loves one's. Families can participate in a 1-mile Flutter Fun Walk around the arboretum trail prior to the reading of memorial names and butterfly release in the Kaleidoscope Garden.

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  7. Praise in the Park 2

    July 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ McCamly Park

    Christian concert with the theme to bring awareness of New Level Sports "Youth Village" which is for the community of Battle Creek, highlighting the new sports field & football program for Battle Creek youth.

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  8. FUMC Summer Outdoor Soulbreak Series at Monument Park

    July 21, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Monument Park

    First United Methodist Church of Battle Creek would like to invite the public to an outdoor Summer Soulbreak. An interactive worship service full of music and spirit will begin at 5 pm. We will have food and fellowship immediately after the service. Everyone is WELCOME!

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  9. Battle Creek Farmers Market

    July 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Festival Market Square

    Battle Creek Farmers Market

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  10. Concert

    July 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Friendship Park

    Enjoy the high energy, fun music of 'The Red Sea Pedestrians.' They will play two sets of 45 minutes each with a break in-between. Sponsored by Willard Library

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  11. Vibe @ 5

    July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Friendship Park

    Vibe @ 5 concerts.

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  12. Cereal City Triathon & Duathlon

    July 28, 2018, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Willard Beach, Linear Trail, and City Streets

    The Cereal City Triathlon & Duathlon showcases the City of Battle Creek and its amenities. This event will both start and finish at Willard Beach Park and includes a 500 meter swim, 12 mile bike, and a 3.1 mile run. Relay teams are also encouraged to participate.

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  13. Battle Creek Farmers Market

    July 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Festival Market Square

    Battle Creek Farmers Market

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