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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Submit photos online to enter Clean Water Partners contest

Clean Water Partners community calendar June 2019 image

The Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners annual photo contest continues, and there’s an easy way to submit photos online in the home stretch.

The Clean Water Partners website, www.bcwater.org, has been in the process of a redesign, which is now...

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Environment
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City correcting recycling postcards, due to error

Battle Creek recycling carts

In the effort to help all city neighbors learn the new, every-other-week recycling rotations, the city made an error in addressing the green and yellow postcards sent out this week.

The postcards inform neighbors which color rotation they will use for the ...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La recolección de residuos de jardín comienza el lunes

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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: April 1, 2019

City develops, adopts Sustainability Plan

Josh McCann_Battle Creek River

In progress in some form for years, the city now has an Environmental Sustainability Plan, developed by the city’s Sustainable BC Committee, and approved by the City Commission on Feb. 5.

The plan consists of themes and, within those themes, goal...

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City Environmental Services 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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Posted on: January 25, 2019

City moving to every-other-week curbside recycling May 6

Waste Management truck

Battle Creek curbside recycling customers will see a change to every-other-week curbside recycling service starting the week of May 6.

This is a delay from the originally planned start date, so that the city and Waste Management can ensure the community ha...

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City trash/recycling web page 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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PDF of community calendar Environment

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Neighbors should be alert to door-to-door solicitation

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City officials are asking neighbors to be alert to unlicensed, door-to-door solicitation, especially related to recent storm damage and construction work.

Battle Creek was in the line of a hail storm earlier this month, which left home and vehicle damage i...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Registration open for spring, summer Rec programs

Kidventure Summer Camp

Camps and sports available for all ages.

The city’s Recreation Department is excited to open registration for many spring and summer programs.

Check out the information below, or learn more at the Recreation website, bcparks.org.

To register, call the Recreation team at 269-966-3431, vis...

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Recreation Department website Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

City begins new pet licensing program with online option

Cat at Calhoun County Animal Center

The city’s cat and dog licensing now is managed by DocuPet, supporting an easier, effective process, and adding benefits for the city’s pet owners.

Licensing and proper identification are key methods for protecting the welfare of pets, ...

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City pet licensing web page Police

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Water main project work on Goguac St. W., Friday

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June 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water main project work on Goguac St. W., Friday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — As part of the water main project, a city contractor will be replacing water main o...

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

Road closure on Goguac St. E. tomorrow

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June 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Field Services Division, 269-966-3507

 Road closure on Goguac St. E. tomorrow

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Crews will be removing a tree on Goguac St. E., between Riverside Dr. and...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 24, 2019

North Mason closed through Thursday

road closed sign

UPDATE, 6/25 -- Due to unforeseen circumstances during the North Mason work on Tuesday, crews expect to keep this section of Mason closed on Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 and 27.

Beginning tomorrow morning crews will repair a sewer cut on N. Mason Ave., ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 24, 2019

AnyBodies Playground closed

Anybodies Playground

June 24, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Streets/Parks Department at 269-966-3507

AnyBodies Playground closed

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – AnyBodies Playground will be closed today due to standing water.

AnyBodies Playground will be...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 23, 2019

Update: City Sewer crew to replace culvert on South Helmer

South Helmer Road sink hole June 23, 2019

Tomorrow -- Tuesday, June 25 -- a city Sewer crew will replace a culvert on South Helmer Road, near Tiffany Lane. Failure of the culvert is believed to have caused a large sink hole in the road. Field Services will repair the road afterward.

This work like...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Lane closure on Garfield Ave. Monday

Lane-Closure

June 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Lane closure on Garfield Ave. Monday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Monday, June 24, beginning at 7 a.m., the eastbound lane on Garfield Ave. between ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Water valve replacement work next Friday

Road work ahead

June 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water valve replacement work next Friday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Crews will begin repairing broken water valves at the intersection of Columbia Ave. E. and ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 17, 2019

City releases 2018 water quality report

Verona Pumping Station building

The city’s annual water quality report – using data collected in 2018 – is now available for viewing.

The report is available on the city’s website, battlecreekmi.gov/2018waterqualityreport. From the home page, also navigate to it from the I Want To... tab...

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Annual Water Quality Reports web page Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Water main project work tomorrow on 32nd St. N.

Road work ahead

June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Water main project work tomorrow on 32nd St. N.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A city contractor will begin working on 32nd St. N, between Goguac St. W. and Highla...

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Public Works/Road Work

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