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Posted on: September 15, 2022

City teams earn certifications and recognition

A headshot of City Engineer Jarret T. Geering.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city applauds the following staff for earning noteworthy recognitions during the past summer.

City Engineer Jarret T. Geering earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate credential fro...

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General News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Police Department to launch new, interactive messaging tool

An image of a mobile device with a sample text message from BCPD's new SPIDR Tech system.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Battle Creek Police Department will kick off its new messaging system, SPIDR Tech, Thursday, Sept. 8.

SPIDR Tech will allow customized text message, or email, communication to be sent automatically to 911 callers. The sy...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Most city Neighborhood Planning Councils meeting again

Neighborhood street with trees on both sides

After a pandemic hiatus of more than two years, most of the city’s Neighborhood Planning Councils are starting to meet again this month. 

NPCs are the groups of neighbors from the same area of the city, which meet to discuss common issue...

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