Local Government

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

"The Calhoun County Treasurer's office will auction off 242 tax-foreclosed properties next week. The auction is at noon Sept. 3. It will be held at the Kool Family Community Center, formerly known as Burnham Brook, 200 W. Michigan Ave." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"MARSHALL – The Calhoun County Road Department will purchase eight new trucks for winter plowing. County commissioners unanimously approved the $1,829,487 purchase during their regular meeting Thursday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners hopes to have a job offer for a new administrator by late November or early December, board chairman John Taylor said." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo County homeowners who refuse to remove brick and stone mailboxes that encroach in the right-of-way could face bills of up to $900 if the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County removes their mailboxes instead." (Kalamazoo Gazette)