Battle Creek veteran honored by Battle Creek City Commission

Megan Brown2019, Press Releases

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

Land Bank, students team up to ensure successful start to Neighborhood Mow & Maintenance season

Angela HartungPress Releases, 2018

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

Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Calhoun County Land Bank announce ‘Practical Preservation’ workshops

Angela HartungPress Releases, 2018

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

Board of Commissioners approves appropriation of $600,000 to Calhoun County Land Bank Authority

Angela HartungPress Releases, 2018

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

Calhoun County Land Bank to Begin Demolition of Former County Jail

cclbaPress Releases, 2016

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.