(Community Matters 30) Dearing: Work to Do, but BC Will Feel BlueOval Ripple Effects

First Aired May 6, 2023

Battle Creek Assistant City Manager for Community and Economic Development Ted Dearing talks to Community Matters about the city's development priorities, downtown development and the ripple effects of the Ford BlueOval Battery Park slated for Marshall.

Episode Resources

Battle Creek City Manager's Office website
BlueOval Battery Park Michigan website
Ford Careers website
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.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln.

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