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MDOT ROAD WORK BEGINS ON M-37 MONDAY,  MAY 2, 2022.

M-37 resurfacing in Battle Creek and Springfield starts Monday
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be investing $4 million to resurface 2.9 miles of M-37 from M-96 to Creekview Drive. Work includes cold milling and hot-mix asphalt resurfacing, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk ramps, and pavement markings.

County: Calhoun
Highway: M-37
Closest cities: Battle Creek and Springfield
Start date: Monday, May 2, 2022
Estimated end date: Monday, Oct. 31, 2022
Traffic restrictions: One lane will be open in each direction.
Jobs numbers: Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 51 jobs.
Safety benefit: This work will provide a safer and smoother driving surface and extend the life of the roadway.


Calhoun County Lead Abatement Program

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LSP is a lead-abatement grant funded by Michigan's Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) administered by the City of Battle Creek. In partnership with Community Action Agency of South-Central Michigan, LSP provides lead-abatement and/or interim controls in qualified residences free of charge (yes, we said "free") to the resident or the property owner and serves all of Calhoun County.

2020 Water Quality Report is Available

The City of Battle Creek has released the Water Quality Report for 2020.  We are once again pleased to present our annual water quality report covering all testing performed
between January 1 and December 31, 2020. Over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to producing drinking water that meets all state and federal standards. We continually strive to adopt new methods for delivering the best-quality drinking water to our customers. See the full report.

CERA (COVID Emergency Rental Assistance) IS AVAILABLE

Are you facing possible eviction?
Are you experiencing homelessness?
NEED $ HELP?
CALL Summit Pointe Housing Assessment Resource Agency (HARA)
CALL 269-966-1538
Contact Us TODAY to see if you qualify for rental and/or utility assistance.

Consumers Energy announces energy assistance.

If you need help paying your energy bills you may qualify for assistance.
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Police agencies seek public help.

Several police agencies in Calhoun County have received larceny complaints of Catalytic Converters and agencies are seeking the public's help.  If you have any information please contact Silent Observer at (269) 964-3888.

COVID-19 Vaccinations will be available to people 65 and over.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) officials announced the state is moving to a Phase 1b of vaccination on Monday, January 11, 2021. IF YOU ARE IN THE 65+ AGE GROUP.  See Calhoun County Public Health Department's vaccination site.

2019 Water Quality Report is available

The annual water quality report covering all testing performed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019 is now available on the City's Website. Over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to producing drinking water that meets all state and federal standards. We continually strive to adopt new methods for delivering the best-quality drinking water to you. As new challenges to drinking water safety emerge, we remain vigilant in meeting the goals of source water protection, water conservation, and community education, while continuing to serve the needs of all our water users.