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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City receives $30.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act

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Click through for town hall recordings, additional videos, recommended project lists and community proposals, and much more information.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City COVID Information

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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: June 29, 2022

City announces Balloon Fest road closures, July 4 service changes

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One of the biggest weeks of the summer in Battle Creek is here, and we have a lot of information to share about road closures and city service changes as the Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival begins Thursday, ahead of the Independence Day holi...

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General News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

City Commission to interview six candidates July 5

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The Battle Creek City Commission will interview six candidates for the at-large opening on the commission.

Interviews will take place near the beginning of the regular Tuesday, July 5 city commission meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the third-floor...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Police arrest man for CSC, kidnapping

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Battle Creek Police arrested a 41-year-old Battle Creek man today on charges of criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping. 

The incident started with a police call at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Wentworth Avenue for a felony assault/CSC ca...

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Police Department

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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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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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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Lane Closures Capital/Beckley

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June 29, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Streets Department at 269-966-3507

 Lane Closures Capital/Beckley

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Thursday, June 30, lane closures will be in place at the intersection of Beckley Ro...

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Public Works/Road Work

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Transit fares increase beginning July 1

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One week from today, riders will see the new Battle Creek Transit fares in place – discussed since 2020 and approved this spring by the city commission.

The increases are the first in 19 years, and the Transit team has analyzed and surveyed to de...

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Transit

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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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