Battle Creek City Commission

"Battle Creek city commissioners said Jeff Domenico publicly attacked the police department and its leadership in a way that violated the ethics code they sign when taking office. Then they voted to give him the same punishment that he's already received twice — a verbal reprimand in a private setting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek City Commissioner Jeff Domenico faces a public hearing Tuesday on charges he violated the commission ethics code, but the Ward 5 representative said he's already been convicted by his colleagues. "We want to suppress the conversation about the issues they have in our city because they just don't want to deal with it," Domenico said Sunday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Battle Creek City Commissioner Jeff Domenico will face a hearing later this month on alleged ethics violations. The hearing is set for 5:30 p.m. June 23 in City Commission chambers and comes after Domenico over the past month has posted on his official Facebook page scathing criticism of the city's police department. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Battle Creek commissioners will consider ordinance changes to help the city improve enforcement of its fireworks laws. The City Commission is scheduled at its regular meeting Tuesday to vote on whether to introduce the proposal, which prohibits property owners and occupants from allowing illegal discharging of fireworks. The changes, which also address parts of the ordinance to align with state regulations, are meant to improve officers’ chances of enforcing the rules. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The city of Battle Creek has added a new police station and repaving airport runways and taxiways to its wish list of projects for the next six years. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week to discuss the latest Capital Improvement Program, which proposes $194.3 million worth of projects over six years. The early version adds about $72 million in new improvements. It will ultimately go to the City Commission for its approval. (Battle Creek Enquirer)