News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2019

City holds online rain barrel sale

rain barrel crop

July 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 For more information contact: Lizzy Paul, environmental program coordinator, 269-966-3355 ext. 1889

City holds online rain barrel sale

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The City of Battle Creek is, once again, holdi...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La recolección de residuos de jardín comienza el lunes

yard waste bags

La limpieza de las ramas de árboles caídas por los fuertes vientos recientes está a punto de ser más fácil: la recolección de residuos de jardín comienza la semana pró...

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Environment
Posted on: March 23, 2019

Curbside yard waste begins on Monday

yard waste bags

Cleaning up fallen tree limbs from recent high winds is about to become easier – curbside yard waste pickup begins this coming week – the week of March 25.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 29 this year. City neighbors may place yard waste items...

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En Español Environment
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Clean Water Partner calendars now available; event dates set

2019 Clean Water Partners calendar cover

Ready for the new year, the free 2019 wall calendar featuring Calhoun County Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is available at locations throughout the region.

The calendar is created by the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners. S...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

W.K. Kellogg Airport celebrates 95th birthday

WK Kellogg Airport from the 1930s

The city’s W.K. Kellogg Airport celebrated its 95th birthday this week, on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

On that date in 1924, the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce signed a five-year lease of a farm, with an option to purchase, for an aviation field. F...

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General News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

City seeks public input on community needs

Numbered streets neighborhood

The city’s Community Development Division has released a community needs survey to collect neighbor input, and further their goal of healthy neighborhoods across the city.

Each year the city receives federal funding to improve housing options, an...

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General News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

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Aug. 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Planning Division, 269-966-3320

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s Planning team will lead an update of our law tha...

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Police

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

BCPD, local agencies receive $1 million in federal grants

Police officers CIT class

The Battle Creek Police Department, in coordination with Summit Pointe and the Battle Creek Community Foundation, has received just over $1 million in U.S. Department of Justice grants to fund crisis intervention and victim advocate programs.

One grant, in...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2019

Work on Third Street, Sonoma Road to cause closures

road closed sign

Field services crews will do work next week requiring road closures on Third Street, in the Northeast part of the city, and on Sonoma Road, south of Beckley.

  • Complete road closure: 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14 until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 – Third Stre...
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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Road closure on Michigan Ave. E. Downtown

road closed sign

October 10, 2019       

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

 Road closure on Michigan Ave. E. Downtown

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Friday, Oct. 11, beginning...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Sewer work on Helmer Rd. S.

Lane-Closure

October 7, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Waste Water Division, 269-966-3513

Sewer work on Helmer Rd. S.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Starting tomorrow morning, Tuesday, Oct. 8, a lane shift will be in place on northbound Helmer R...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Final Columbia water main work to close part of Riverside

Document

Oct. 4, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343

Final Columbia water main work to close part of Riverside

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Starting on Monday, Oct. 7, work on the Columbia Avenue water main pr...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: September 29, 2019

Crosswalk to be painted Monday for October

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A contractor will paint the crosswalks at the intersection of Capital Avenue NE and VanBuren Street East beginning Monday morning.

A contractor will paint all four crosswalks at the intersection. Work is scheduled between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, weather ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: September 25, 2019

MDOT está ubicado en la SW Capital Avenue sobre la I-94, del 1 al 31 de octubre

Capital Avenue SW

25 Septiembre 2019

El Departamento de Transporte de Michigan (MDOT) está invirtiendo $ 200,000 dólares para repavimentar el puente que está ubicado en la  SW Capital Avenue sobre la I-94 en Battle Creek, &eacut...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Capital SW bridge over I-94 closed for October

Capital Avenue SW

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $200,000 to repave the Capital Avenue bridge over I-94 in Battle Creek, requiring the bridge to be closed and traffic detoured. Construction will start as early as Thursday, Oct. 3, and will be...

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Transit

2 Stories
Posted on: September 27, 2019

City to offer premium public transit option - BCGo

BCGo service graphic

Same-day service will be available Saturday evenings and Sundays.

The city team learned this week that taxi service will no longer be an option for neighbors, after this Saturday, Sept. 28, and has developed a new service to help neighbors travel around the city.

BCGo is a new premium public transportation option from Ba...

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Transit
Posted on: September 26, 2019

SW Capital Detour

Starting Tuesday, October 1st bus route 4S - SW Capital - will operate as two separate routes during the bridge closure: SW Capital South/”The Circulator” and SW Capital North. 

Each of these temporary routes will operate on a 30-minute f...

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Transit