New wards for Battle Creek could be approved next month

6:20 am
Wed February 20, 2013

New wards for Battle Creek could be approved next month

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City map is redrawn every 10 years based on U.S. Census figures
A new Battle Creek election map that changes ward representation for roughly 4,500 residents is set to get a City Commission vote next month. In addition to changes informally agreed to in January, commissioners on Tuesday discussed moving two small areas to different wards in an effort to keep neighborhoods together.