News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2022

Spring cleanup May 23-27 on neighbors' regular garbage days

Stock photo of blue Republic truck dumping waste at a neighborhood home

This week is our annual spring cleanup week, May 23-27. Those who live in the City of Battle Creek limits can put lots of extra items at the curb on their regular garbage day. There is no extra cost.
Here are the details:
Acceptable items:
Household doors an...
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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Goguac Lake week treatments set for the next week, starting 5/20

Sparkling lake under a blue sky and bright sun

Starting Friday, May 20, Goguac Lake will receive several days of chemical weed treatments, coordinated by the city and the state Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. These are routine, annual treatments to keep our lake healthy.

The team ap...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

BC voters will get new ID cards; city seeks election workers

Example of City of Battle Creek voter identification card in 2022

The 2022 election season is in full swing, and the City Clerk’s Office has a start to the information and reminders our voters need to successfully participate this August and November. 

First, following the 2020 Census, the state, count...

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VIDEO: City needs election workers in 2022 General News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Burmese: Battle Creek community survey now available for all neighbors!

Gray background with blue sticky note promoting city community survey in Burmese text

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https://polco.us/BattleCreekOP2022BURM

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General News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

¡La Ciudad pide a los vecinos el “Contarnos Todo”! en una encuesta comunitaria

Gray background with blue sticky note promoting city community survey in Spanish text

** Nuestra encuesta ya está abierta al público y disponible para todos los vecinos de la ciudad de Battle Creek.  Para completar la encuesta en español visite nuestro sitio web aquí: https://polco.us/Ba...

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General News
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Mayor takes weekly city report to social media

Mayor Mark Behnke official head shot on blue background, with dark blue wave

We are excited to share Mayor Mark Behnke’s weekly city update and report as a video available to all on the City of Battle Creek, Michigan YouTube channel.

Behnke released his second video report Friday, sharing updates and reminders on Spring C...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

UPDATE: Tell us everything you think about the city: 2022 Community Survey here

White in three languages about city's survey. Blue sticky note says "Tell us everything!"

UPDATE: Our online survey is available and open to all Battle Creek neighbors! Take it here: https://polco.us/BattleCreekOP2022ENG

Thank you for your participation!

Español - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1479

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News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

BCPD places lieutenant on leave after off-duty crash

Battle Creek Police Department patch

The Battle Creek Police Department has placed Lt. Jim Martens on administrative leave, after he was involved in an off-duty car crash outside the city on Sunday. 

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department responded to the crash at 3:54 a.m...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 20, 2022

BCPD arrests 11; recovers marijuana products stolen from dispensaries across region

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Battle Creek Police arrested 11 young men and recovered a large amount of marijuana products, several guns, other narcotics, and a stolen car after a joint investigation with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. 

At about 7:15 a.m. Thursday,...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 17, 2022

PD invites public comment as it renews accreditation

Three white men at City Commission speaking podium, with framed certificate

The Battle Creek Police Department invites the community to provide comments to a state accreditation team that will visit the department next week, as the department looks to renew its state accreditation. 

BCPD first achieved full state accredit...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2022

Road closure on Wabash Ave. N

Road Closure on Wabash Ave. N

May 20, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Road closure on Wabash Ave. N 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Crews will be replacing water service lines on Wabash Avenue N. ...

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Transit

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Burmese: Transit fare increase notice/table

2022 Transit fare increase table narrative in Burmese

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