The Calhoun County Board of Commissioners earlier this year moved to set up a county task force to address broadband issues. It’s an advisory panel that does not have the power to order things to happen. But the task force certainly has the support and ear of county commissioners.
Defendants listed in the suit are the city of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Police Department Chief Jim Blocker, two Battle Creek Police officers, the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners, Calhoun County Sheriff Steven Hinkley as well as a deputy with the sheriff’s department.
A new health officer has now been selected for Calhoun County.
The Calhoun County Health Department says in a release that they, along with the Board of Commissioners and Board of Health, have selected Eric Pessell to fill the position, starting this Friday...