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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Clerk's Office offers election reminders

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City Clerk Victoria Houser recommends those voting absentee return their ballots as soon as possible, and has some other reminders to help the Battle Creek community successfully vote in the Nov. 3 election. 

  • The Clerk’s Office, Room 111...
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General News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Commission approves hotel/motel ordinance

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A new local law regulating hotels, motels, and tourist homes in the city goes into effect today, and city staff are preparing for a year-long implementation process.  

The City Commission adopted the ordinance at their regular meeting on Oct. 6. &...

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General News
Posted on: October 3, 2020

City precincts 15, 17 to stay put for Nov. 3 election

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City of Battle Creek voters who cast their ballots at Battle Creek Community Church will continue voting there for the Nov. 3 election. 

The church is home to city precincts 15 and 17, at 552 E. Emmett St. 

In September, the City Commissio...

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General News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City receives $3.4 million federal grant for lead abatement

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded nearly $165 million to 44 state and local government agencies in 23 states to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards, including nearl...

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General News
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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City Planning web page General News
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: 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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Información en Español General News