For the second year in a row, the City of Battle Creek is presenting their annual city report in an interactive online fashion.

The city has now announced their "2018 story map", which is a multi-media experience featuring interactive maps, photos, and more. The map was put together using esri software, and is an attempt to make the presentation of the annual report more interesting.

Many different projects completed or undertaken in 2018 are present in the story map, including the rehabilitation of the W.K. Kellogg Airport's Taxiway C and Taxiway D Connector; this project involved the repaving of the taxiway, the installation of new energy-efficient LED lighting, and other changes to accommodate larger aircraft.

The City of Battle Creek says:

Sometimes pages-long reports are necessary, but we hope this format offers a fun, easy way to learn more about city services, programs, and projects, both completed and in progress.

In order to see the story map, go to battlecreekmi.gov and scroll down to "City Spotlight", then click "Stories from the City".