Calhoun County Land Bank, City of Battle Creek, Calhoun Area Career Center partner to bring art to downtown vacant buildings

AngelaPress Releases, 2015

Friday, November 20, 2015 Contact: Jen Flood, Byrum & Fisk Communications, (517) 333-1606 BATTLE CREEK—In an effort to spruce up downtown vacant buildings ahead of this weekend’s holiday parade, the Calhoun County Land Bank, City of Battle Creek and Calhoun Area Career Center (CACC) are partnering to display student artwork … Read More

Local groups raise money mowing vacant lots

AngelaPress Releases, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015 Contact: Jen Flood, Byrum & Fisk Communications, (517) 333-1606 Land Bank Neighborhood Mow & Maintenance Program called “huge success” BATTLE CREEK—As the first year of the Neighborhood Mow & Maintenance Program wraps up, the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority and local community groups are calling the … Read More

Calhoun County Treasurer, Land Bank partner with local communities to demolish 30 blighted buildings

AngelaPress Releases, 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015 Contact: Jen Flood, Byrum & Fisk Communications, (517) 333-1606 ALBION—The Calhoun County Treasurer and Calhoun County Land Bank Authority, in partnership with the City of Albion and Emmett Charter Township, have started working to improve local neighborhoods by demolishing blighted residential buildings. Demolition began this week … Read More

Cities to Be Part of Downtown Housing Opportunities Study

cclbaPress Releases, 2014

Battle Creek & Albion, Mich. — An upcoming study, partially funded by a State grant, will determine the potential for downtown housing opportunities in Battle Creek and Albion. The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority received the grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, in collaboration with the County Treasurer, the City … Read More