Battle Creek City Commission

"It didn't take four hours this time. Commissioner Dave Walters was elected mayor again by his fellow city commissioners in a split vote Tuesday night. The Ward 5 representative regained the title after losing it a year ago to Commissioner Deb Owens in a lengthy meeting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek city commissioners will decide whether to move forward on revising their ethics code after using the ordinance for the first time earlier this year to hold a violations hearing." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Another year, another decrease in Battle Creek's voter turnout. Just 8.4 percent of the city's 38,206 registered voters decided who will serve as their city commissioners for the next two years, according to unofficial results. That's down from a 9.9 percent turnout in the 2013 election and 12.9 percent in 2011. ( Battle Creek Enquirer)

Battle Creek City Hall - file photo

Two new members will join the Battle Creek City Commission. There was one challenger who won a ward seat by defeating an incumbent city commissoner. 

"Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury will focus on development, transportation, safety, recreation and environmental issues as she continues to lead City Hall over the next year." (Battle Creek Enquirer)