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  B.C. City Scene
BY REBECCA FLEURY Battle Creek City Manager
   Thank you to our women who serve within the City of Battle Creek.
 This year’s seasonal curbside pickup started the week of April 4, and
Thank you to our women who serve within the City of Battle Creek, and across our community. You are strong leaders, and role models for our young women looking for themselves in the world.
In May, look for a link on our web- site to an online version of the survey available to anyone in the community
ends on December 9. Place your leaves, grass clippings, brush, and other yard waste at the curb on your regular gar- bage pickup day for service.
– The mailed version allows us to send surveys to a random sample of neighbors across the community, to make sure that we are reaching out to a group that fully represents Battle Creek.
Please place items in the large paper bags made for this purpose, available at most area grocery/hardware stores. You can also place them in containers clearly marked as yard waste. Pur- chase your own container
The survey will be available to you in Bur- mese, English, and Span- ish. This is our third time offering this survey to
the community, from the National Research Center at Polco. You can see the 2015
 – 32 gallons or smaller – or rent the large blue cart with the brown lid from Repub- lic. Call (269) 216-8008 for rental information. Remember that we do
not allow burning leaves
in the City of Battle Creek limits, even with a burn permit.
This month you might receive a letter or postcard in the mail, signed
by Mayor Mark Behnke, to invite you to participate in our regular National Community Survey. This is your chance to tell us how we are doing at providing
and 2018 results online at battlecreekmi. gov/172/Community-Surveys.
A sure sign of spring is that curb- side yard waste pickup has started again in the City of Battle Creek limits!
departments and positions. On Interna- tional Women’s Day, March 9, we cele- brated them with photo postings on some of our social media. You can see a video compilation on the City of Battle Creek, Michigan YouTube channel. Look for “Team Battle Creek Women – 2022.”
services to you, our neighbors. It also gives us a chance to learn about your thoughts and preferences, so we can serve you better, right where you are.
If you receive this mailing, we encourage you to complete the survey and mail it back. We appreciate every- one’s participation, and look forward to sharing the survey results with you this summer.
 I want to take a moment here, in this issue recognizing women in business, to appreciate over 100 women who serve the City of Battle Creek across all
Thank you for giving your voice to this process. If you have questions, contact us at (269) 966-3311 or
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