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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Tips on helping recycle in Battle Creek

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Without resilience, society would not advance. We face situations daily that can be seen as an opportunity to improve, or an excuse to quit. The world of recycling is facing a complex obstacle and communities worldwide are forced to adapt quickly and resp...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Fire Department collects toys for The Salvation Army

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The Battle Creek Fire Department is once again working with The Salvation Army to collect new, unwrapped toys to help local children have an extra-special holiday.

Six of the city’s fire stations will open their doors to the public to collect toy...

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General News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

City airport seeking public input on short survey

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As part of a strategic business plan for more promotion and marketing of the W.K. Kellogg Airport, the city is asking neighbors to take a brief survey about the airport.

Staff want to know what people know about, and how they feel about the airport, in an ...

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Direct link to airport survey General News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

City seeks volunteers for Human Relations Board

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The city’s Human Relations Board is looking for new members, who are dedicated to building relationships, and working to create equity across city programs and services.

It is through the work of dedicated neighbors and the business community mem...

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City Boards, Committees and Councils General News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

City releases new funding for rental rehab program

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The city is releasing new funds to support development and rehabilitation of quality rental housing, to improve downtown housing options and increase neighborhood vibrancy in our community.

The program is made possible through our Community Development Div...

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Rental Rehab web page General News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

City shares recreational marijuana information

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Voters in Michigan approved the use of recreational marijuana – with conditions – on the Nov. 6 election ballot. City officials want to share with the community some aspects of this new law.

New laws take effect 10 days after the vote i...

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General News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Heritage Tower work now requires complete road closure

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Starting this Thursday, Nov. 1, West Michigan Avenue will close completely to accommodate work on the Heritage Tower project, at 25 W. Michigan.

The project’s contractor determined that the traffic shift in place does not allow enough room for th...

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General News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Battle Creek open for business

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Battle Creek is open for business.

Recently, the U.S. Small Business Administration estimated that three in five new jobs in the United States are created by small businesses.

Additionally, they note that small businesses accounted for 61.8 percent of net n...

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More info on the BC Small Business Loan Fund General News

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Draft Rec Department master plan ready for review

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Review the plan online or in-person, and take the department survey.

The Recreation Department’s master plan – to guide the city in providing recreation programs and services for the community – now is available in draft form for public review.

The plan involves an inventory of related programs...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Sanitary sewer inspection, cleaning starts Monday

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Routine inspection and cleaning of the city’s sanitary sewer system will begin on Monday, and continue through December.

City contractor Taplin Group LLC will perform the work, part of the city’s routine televising and cleaning plan. &a...

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Public Works/Road Work

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