Battle Creek City Commission

"City commissioners finalized an agreement that requires Battle Creek Unlimited to disclose more details about its recruiting and business-retention activities." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek's Ward 5 will have a new representative after the next City Commission election. Commissioner Jeff Domenico did not file paperwork to seek re-election by the deadline at 4 p.m. today. He is the only incumbent who isn't running again." (Battle Creek Enquirer)


When Battle Creek City Commissioner Jeff Domenico was the subject of an ethics hearing he walked out just as the meeting began. A week later he argued with fellow commissioners while the meeting was being adjourned. 

"Commissioner Jeff Domenico argued at length with his fellow elected officials until he couldn’t anymore — as he continued to talk, a motion was made and the meeting was adjourned." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Commissioner Jeff Domenico violated the ethics code, but he's accused his colleagues of doing the same. The Ward 5 representative said the Battle Creek City Commission also violated the Open Meetings Act and the Michigan and U.S. constitutions when it unanimously voted during a public hearing Tuesday that Domenico did not follow two sections of the ethics policy. (Battle Creek Enquirer)