Posted on: March 21, 2017

Yard waste starts March 27 for 2017

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 27.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Dec. 1 this year. City residents may place yard ...

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Yard waste and recycling information Environment

Posted on: October 20, 2017

Homeless Coalition discusses local facts on health fair day

Homeless Health Fair

Local agencies that are part of the Calhoun County Homeless Coalition today are releasing community statistics, during the annual Homeless Health Fair and VA Stand Down.

The coalition is comprised of about 20 community organizations, including the City of ...

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Homelessness fact sheet General News
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Neighbors asked for input on potential medical marihuana regulations

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The City Commission wants to hear public input about whether the City of Battle Creek should allow medical marihuana business permits.

The State of Michigan will begin allowing five different medical marihuana licenses starting on Dec. 15 – growi...

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General News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Precincts 11, 14 combine, move to new voting location

voting machines

Two city precincts have consolidated and moved to a new voting location, beginning with the upcoming city election on Nov. 7.

Precincts 11 and 14, previously at Christ Community Church on Capital Avenue SW, now will be located at First Wesleyan Church, 144...

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General News

Posted on: October 17, 2017

Update: New city trees all have locations

Quaker Park

The City of Battle Creek received a Consumers Energy grant to plant new trees, and staff now have locations for planting.

The grant – for $1,500 – will fund the planting of five Callery pear trees. In addition, the city has a rehabilitation contract to pla...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Water main project continues on 29th, moves to Taft, Kingman streets

Road work ahead

Aug. 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

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

Water main project continues on 29th, moves to Taft, Kingman streets 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The next phase of this year&rsquo...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: April 12, 2017

City street treatments approved for 2017

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The City Commission Tuesday night approved the street treatment program for 2017, comprised of a variety of work.

This work will take place between now and approximately November. All work is weather dependent.

As work begins in specific areas, the city wil...

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2017 list of street treatments Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Sanitary sewer system inspection begins this week

Sewer work

City contractors have begun work this week to inspect a portion of the sanitary sewer system, part of a 10-year plan to cover the entire system.

The work will continue through the summer and into October. The inspected portions will be cleaned as necessary...

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Public Works/Road Work

Posted on: October 13, 2017

Temporary Tele-Transit changes due to driver shortage

A white and blue public bus

Reduced number of vans will be in service until after Thanksgiving, training of new drivers.

Battle Creek Transit has fewer Tele-Transit vans on the road, due to a coach operator shortage – but the change is temporary.

The service already is down one van, and a second will stop most of its service as of Monday, Oct. 16. Transit has been ...

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