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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Draft zoning ordinance and map update now available

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The city’s Planning team wants to hear from anyone with city properties, about how well the draft zoning ordinance works for them, and for the entire city. 

The draft zoning ordinance and map are now available to view on the city&rsq...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

City seeks election workers, works through absentee process for Nov. 3

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The Nov. 3 presidential election is just over two months away, and the Battle Creek City Clerk’s Office is working hard to prepare, seeking enough election workers to cover the polls in person, and working through the absentee ballot process.&am...

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City elections web page General News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

City offers longer parking downtown with app pilot

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After the two hours of free parking already available downtown, visitors will be able to pay $1.50 per additional hour, by app, to spend more time enjoying downtown Battle Creek. 

The city is trying out the program – with the Passport Pa...

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General News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

UPDATE: City Hall, BCPD remain closed on Fridays

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UPDATE:

City Hall and the Police Department will remain closed to the public on Fridays in September. This change is working well to help our staff continue to provide services, while catching up on work that may be behind. We appreciate your understanding...

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City Operations Updates during COVID-19 General News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

State Street Commons opens to outdoor dining

State Street Commons outdoor eating area

A corner of the State Street parking lot downtown opens to outdoor dining on Thursday, July 2, to help local restaurants and their supporters enjoy dining out safely, while continuing to observe social distancing guidelines.

The State Street Commons is a t...

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General News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

la Ciudad permanecerán cerradas en estas días festivos en 2020

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Las oficinas administrativas de la Ciudad permanecerán cerradas en estas días festivos en 2020 –

  • Lunes, 20 de enero -- Día de Martin Luther King
  • Lunes, 17 de febrero -- Día del Presidente
  • Viernes...
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Information in English General News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

City releases list of 2020 holidays

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The city’s administrative offices will be closed on the following days in 2020.

Please watch for reminders on the city’s online calendar, at battlecreekmi.gov, and on social media.

  • Monday, Jan. 20 – Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday...
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Posted on: September 5, 2020

Marshall man dead after chase with law enforcement

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A 22-year-old Marshall man died, and three law enforcement officers are on paid administrative leave, after an incident overnight that involved a shooting. 

We are not releasing his name, pending notification of his family. 

The shooting t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Water main work continues/ Cañerías Principales – Ann Avenue

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September 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water main work continues/ Cañerías Principales – Ann Avenue

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — city crews will continue w...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Traffic Signal Replacement Project continues

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September 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information, contact Engineering Department, (269) 966-3343

Traffic Signal Replacement Project continues

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Monday, September 13, the traffic signal replacement project work wil...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

Annual hydrant flushing starts Monday night, Sept. 7

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City water crews will begin the annual, city-wide hydrant flushing program Monday night, Sept. 7.

Typically, we flush the city’s hydrants in the spring; this year, a rehabilitation project at the water treatment facility early in the year delayed...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Routine crack fill/ RELLENO DE GRIETAS begins today

Crack filling

September 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Routine crack fill/ RELLENO DE GRIETAS begins today

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – City crews will begin routine crack filling today beginning in ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Traffic Signal Replacement Project

Signal

July 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 For more information contact Engineering Department, (269) 966-3343

Traffic Signal Replacement Project

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Monday, July 20, Strain Electric will begin the process of replacing traffi...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project – Pheasant Run

Road work ahead

July 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project – Pheasant Run

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A city contractor will begin working on the Pheasant Run cul-de-...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Downtown electric work starts today - April 7

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Starting today – Tuesday, April 7 – Consumers Energy will begin a five-month electrical upgrade project on Jackson Street downtown, which will temporarily close McCamly Street, then Capital Avenue SW.

The work closing McCamly today also...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Transit fares resume Sept. 1; riders can purchase passes again

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Transit building window open for purchase/exchange of new passes.

Battle Creek Transit will collect fare from riders again starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, with boarding at the front of the vehicles. 

Riders who still have multi-ride passes must exchange them for books of individual ride tickets, ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Downtown electric work starts today - April 7

Jackson Street Electric work Flyer

Several BC Transit routes will detour during McCamly closure.

Starting today – Tuesday, April 7 – Consumers Energy will begin a five-month electrical upgrade project on Jackson Street downtown, which will temporarily close McCamly Street, then Capital Avenue SW.

The work closing McCamly today also...

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