Mayor & Commission

2015-2017 Battle Creek City Commission

Back, left to right: Kaytee Faris, Mark Behnke, Andy Helmboldt, Mike Sherzer, Deb Owens
Front, left to right: Lynn Ward Gray, Vice Mayor Susan Baldwin, Mayor Dave Walters, Kate Flores
City Commission Meetings
  • 7 p.m., first and third Tuesdays of the month
  • City Hall, 10 N. Division St.
    City Commission Chambers, Room 301
    Battle Creek, MI 49014

2016 Dates
Pursuant to the Charter of the City of Battle Creek (Section 2.9), the Battle Creek City Commission at their Organizational Meeting held November 10, 2015, approved the following schedule for the 2015-2016 City Commission year. The following are the approved dates:

  • December 1, 2015
  • December 15, 2015
  • January 5, 2016
  • January 19,2016
  • February 2, 2016
  • February 16, 2016
  • March 1, 2016
  • March 15, 2016
  • April 12, 2016 - Date changed due to Spring Break
  • April 19, 2016
  • May 3, 2016
  • May 17, 2016
  • June 7, 2016
  • June 21, 2016
  • July 5, 2016
  • July 19, 2016
  • August 9, 2016 - Date changed due to Primary Election
  • August 16, 2016
  • September 6, 2016
  • September 20, 2016
  • October 4, 2016
  • October 18, 2016
  • November 1, 2016
  • November 15, 2016 (Organizational Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. followed by Regular Meeting.)
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members
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About the Commission
The City of Battle Creek will provide the necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered in the meeting upon seven days notice to the City of Battle Creek. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Battle Creek by writing or calling Victoria L. Houser, City Clerk.

Membership
Battle Creek City Commissioners serve 2-year terms. Each November, the Mayor and Vice Mayor are selected by their fellow commissioners to serve 1-year terms. The next election of the City Commission will be held in November 2015. The Commission includes five ward commissioners, representing geographic wards within the City, and four at-large commissioners.