Battle Creek Commissioners Raise Questions About Police Spending
City manager's office has proposed a $43.5-million budget
Battle Creek city commissioners hammered city administration Tuesday, asking why the police department spent nearly $3 million more than had been budgeted over the past four years. The concerns were expressed as the administration presented its most recent budget proposal. "If you don't recognize what happened in the past," Commissioner Jeff Domenico said, "it's going to happen in the future.