New Holland Brewing Company was awarded $200,000 in financial assistance in spring 2018 to rehab the property at 64 W. Michigan Ave. and transform it into a brewpub; initial announcements said that it would be open in spring of this year.
A few hours before the City Commission meeting Tuesday night, a resolution was added to the agenda which would allow the City Manager to seek a supplemental Program-Related Investment loan from the WK Kellogg Foundation for $600,000.
Last week, the Battle Creek City Commission approved an ordinance which prohibits the use of a cell phone for texting, talking, or anything else while behind the wheel. Gov. Whitmer indicated support for something similar on the state level.
The agenda for the City Commission's meeting on Tuesday will see the introduction of an ordinance that would rezone the property at 293 E. Columbia Ave, formerly Spherion, in order to allow a provisioning center to open up.