Allen Blickley receives Beautiful Battle Creek Award for beautifying lot where blighted house once stood BATTLE CREEK, Mich. –Allen Blickley was honored in December by his local Neighborhood Planning Council and the City of Battle Creek with a Beautiful Battle Creek Award for sprucing up a lot where a blighted … Read More
Learn how to start a small real estate project at events scheduled for Sept. 19 and Sept. 26 MARSHALL, Mich. – The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority is partnering with the cities of Battle Creek, Albion and Marshall to host a Small Real Estate Developer Training & Capacity Building program, … Read More
Students tuned-up lawnmowers and made repairs to make sure they were yard-ready MARSHALL, Mich. – Calhoun Intermediate School District (CISD) students participating in the Calhoun Area Career Center’s (CACC) Power Equipment Technology program (PET) recently partnered with the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA), repairing lawnmowers used to mow and … Read More
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The Michigan Historic Preservation Network and Calhoun County Land Bank Authority today announced a series of upcoming workshops designed to provide residents with valuable, hands-on training repairing historic homes. A series of practical preservation workshops will be held this summer starting on June 9 at 26 … Read More
Surplus from Treasurer’s Office will help fund projects throughout Calhoun County MARSHALL, Mich. – The Calhoun County Board of Commissioners today approved the appropriation of $600,000 in surplus funds from the Calhoun County Treasurer to the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority. “The Calhoun County Land Bank positively impacts neighborhoods across … Read More
Program gives local groups an opportunity to give back to their community while earning money The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Mow & Maintenance Program (NMM). Applications are available at the Land Bank office and online and are due by March 15. “The … Read More
The Calhoun County Land Bank and Chemical Bank held an open house today to unveil the Land Bank’s latest home rehabilitation project at 435 W. Cornell Drive. The Land Bank acquired the property in 2015 for $6,731 and the cost to rehabilitate the home was $28,045. The 2 bed, 1 bath home is now on the market for $49,900.
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
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.
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.