Battle Creek Community Services Director Susan Bedsole was confirmed as Acting City Manager by the City Commission at last night’s meeting downtown.  She will take over Friday, current City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama’s last day on the job.  Tsuchiyama’s separation agreement with the city was approved last night, which will give him a lump sum payment of over $30 thousand dollars in severance and the city has agreed to pay half of his future insurance premiums.