(Community Matters 20) Marshall Mayor Encourages Residents to be Informed About Ford Plant

First Aired February 25, 2023

Marshall, Michigan Mayor Jim Schwartz offers his thoughts on the planned BlueOval Battery Park Michigan announced for the Marshall megasite location. Among other things, Schwartz encourages residents to gather as much information as they can as details emerge.

Episode Resources

Marshall, Michigan website
Marshall Township,  Michigan website
Ford Motor Company press release about BlueOval Battery Park Michigan
Choose Marshall-MAEDA website
CATL website
PA 425 Conditional Land Use Transfer Explained
Other battery plant and Community Matters episodes


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

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