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

AngelaPress 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

AngelaPress 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

Police Training Tuesday at Condemned Properties

AngelaNews, 2017

The Battle Creek Police Department bomb squad will be conducting training exercises the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 21 at three properties owned by the Calhoun County Land Bank. The three houses, 40 Graves Ave., 217 Graves Ave. and 175 Roseneath Ave, are slated for demolition in the spring of 2018. … Read More

Calhoun County Land Bank Receives $100,000 to Fight Blight

AngelaNews, 2017

Over $3.6 million has been awarded to counties and cities across Michigan to fight blight, by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Several of those counties are here in Southwest Michigan; the MSHDA says Thursday that the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority will receive $100,000 to demolish an abandoned commercial property in Marshall, while Kalamazoo County will receive $132,000 to … Read More