BATTLE CREEK — The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority and Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity are partnering to rehabilitate a vacant house at 247 N. McKinley Ave. in Battle Creek. “The Calhoun County Land Bank is excited to work with Habitat for Humanity to breathe life back into this … Read More
The Marshall hospital signed a deal Monday to buy part of the former State Farm property from the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority. Four parcels — three parking areas and the warehouse facility on the south side of the property — were listed at a cost of $375,000.
MARSHALL — Oaklawn Hospital is expanding to a new neighborhood. The Marshall hospital signed a deal Monday to buy part of the former State Farm property from the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority. Four parcels — three parking areas and the warehouse facility on the south side of the property — were … Read More
Battle Creek development group might be in danger of losing two downtown buildings after falling behind on requirements of its agreement with the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority.
Calhoun County Treasurer Christine Schauer, City of Marshall officials, the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority and the Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance announced today the county is selling a portion of the Golden Rule LLC property in Marshall to Oaklawn Hospital.
A long-standing eyesore in the Calhoun County community is coming down. Workers are tearing down the old Calhoun County Jail, in Marshall. The building housed inmates from 1954 until 1994, when they were moved to the Justice Center in Battle Creek.
MARSHALL – Work is underway to demolish the former Calhoun County jail. Work began about two weeks ago and is expected to be completed by the end of November. Scott said some asbestos has to be removed from the structure. The jail was built in 1954 and most of the operations, … Read More
On behalf of Calhoun County, the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority is planning to demolish the County’s former jail by the end of November. The Board of County Commissioners awarded the project to Bierlein Companies Inc. in September, authorizing the demolition process to move forward. The building was constructed in 1954 and is located behind the Calhoun County Building at 315 W. Green St. in Marshall.
Krista Trout Edwards, director at the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority, tells WBCK blighted properties account for about 25% of the land on its rolls right now. She also says a $3.8 million grant from the Michigan Homeowner Assistance Nonprofit Housing Corporation and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority will allow for the Authority to raze most of those buildings – if not all of them.
Wow! Here’s something that will make a difference in our community that will be easy to see! Local leaders have secured nearly $4 million in grants to knock down and remove blighted houses in Calhoun County.