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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Should neighbors have more input on police issues?

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The city’s Human Relations Board wants to hear from community members about the idea of forming a Citizens Review Board.

A CRB can have different purposes and goals in a community, relating to neighbors who want to have an impact on their communi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Quick community newsletter survey

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In 2022, we tried a new way to share a community newsletter in Battle Creek - the center spread of the Battle Creek Shopper News. We published in January, April, July, and October.

Did you see the newsletter? Did you like it? Do you want to see something d...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City COVID Information

Prevention Protects Everyone

The city is part of a county-wide COVID-19 response. Learn more at the link, including information in Burmese, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Report a Concern

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Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Stay Connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Receive email or text message updates.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Create an Account

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With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Engage in information you care about.

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

City announces holiday closures, service changes

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As we approach the holidays and celebrations of December, the City of Battle Creek announces the following service changes and office closures:

  • Thursday, Dec. 15 – City Hall will be closed the entire day for staff training, and a holiday gatherin...
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General News

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

BCPD Chief Blocker to retire; DC Bagley to step into interim spot

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As 2023 begins, Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker will retire, and current Deputy Chief Shannon Bagley will step up as interim chief. 

Blocker has served as chief for about 8.5 years, since July of 2014; he served as interim chief from Februar...

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Police Department

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Get more BCPD news on Nextdoor

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We know it has become difficult for neighbors to connect with, get information from, and engage with us on Facebook, due to continuous, repetitive dialogue on one issue. 

This makes the page unproductive as a tool, so we have removed it. This coul...

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Police Spotlight (new 2021)
Posted on: March 22, 2021

See something? Say something to BCPD.

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The Battle Creek Police Department wants you to know that officers are ready to respond when you see something that looks out of the ordinary or suspicious. Community members who are informed and alert play a critical role in helping law enforcement agenc...

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Police Spotlight (new 2021)
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Request a BCPD patch

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We often receive requests from individuals who would like a patch from the Battle Creek Police Department. If you would like to request our patch, please send $2 -- cash or money order -- to the BCPD, 34 N. Division St., Battle Creek, MI 49014. Please inc...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2022

MDOT to host Dec. 8 open house for 2023 I-94/Capital Avenue interchange rebuilding project

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is inviting the Battle Creek community to attend an open house to discuss a planned 2023 project to rebuild the I-94 interchange at Capital Avenue in Battle Creek.

What:&n...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: November 23, 2022

UPDATE: Date changes to MDOT project causing closure of Battle Creek Linear Path

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***12/8/2022 UPDATE: Per an update received from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) earlier today, this project has been rescheduled by the contractor.

The same segments of Battle Creek Linear Path (see the included map and news release below...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Improvements at Kellogg Headquarters to cause temporary closure of McCamly Street

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Contractors completing improvements at Kellogg Headquarters’ front entrance will result in the temporary closure of part of McCamly Street, beginning today, Thursday, Oct. 20.

The specific part of McCamly Street af...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Countywide public transit pilot

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Starting March 8, 2021, neighbors could travel across Calhoun County in a year-long, public transportation pilot program. You will use the BCGo Calhoun County smartphone app to book a ride with as little as 30 minutes notice; you can also call for a ride....

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