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Posted on: January 27, 2020

City Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Battle Ground by the Government Finance Officers Association.

The award recognizes the city for demonstrating a spirit of transparency and full disclosure ...

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City of Battle Ground Financial Reports City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

BGPD Lt. Mike Fort: Protecting quality emergency services for our community

Lt Mike Fort

We want to share this column by Battle Ground Police Lieutenant Mike Fort that appeared in the January 12 edition of The Columbian:

A lot of information has been shared about the upcoming vote to annex the City of Battle Ground to Clark County Fire Distric...

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Additional information about Fire Annexation City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Public Meetings Scheduled to Answer Questions About Annexation to Fire District 3

City Fire Engine operated by Fire District 3

The city of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are scheduling public meetings to answer questions regarding the annexation proposal on the February 11, 2020 Special Election ballot. Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters in the City a...

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Fire Annexation FAQs City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

City Council Welcomes New Member and Selects Mayor

Ms. Walters and Mr. Johnson take ceremonial Oath of Office

The Battle Ground City Council began their first meeting of the year on January 6 by welcoming their newest member and selecting a Mayor and Deputy Mayor.  Clark County Superior Court Judge Gregory Gonzales attended the meeting to conduct the cer...

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Meet your City Council City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Applications Available for 2020 Fireworks Stand Lottery

Eligible non-profit organizations interested in obtaining a permit to sell fireworks in the City of Battle Ground this year must complete and submit a Fireworks Stand Lottery Application by January 31, 2020.

City regulations limit the number of fireworks s...

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Lottery Application and Information City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

City Manager and Fire Chief Welcome Invites to Talk About Annexation

Fire District 3

The city of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 have passed motions to place annexation on the February 11, 2020 Special Election ballot. The proposal would allow the City to annex to the Fire District, and must be approved by voters in both ju...

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More about Annexation to Fire District 3 City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Police Chief Bob Richardson to Retire in February 2020

Chief Richardson and Lt Fort

Battle Ground City Manager Erin Erdman announced that Police Chief Bob Richardson will retire early next year after nine years with the Battle Ground Police Department.  His final day of service is February 14, 2020.

Chief Richardson has served in...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Battle Ground featured on KGW’s Rod on the Road

KGW Meteorologist Rod Hill visited this week to meet the people and experience the places that make Battle Ground such an amazing place!   Rod on the Road in Battle Ground is captured in this YouTube video.  Thanks for visiting, Rod, and...

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Rod on the Road in Battle Ground City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Battle Ground Passes Annexation Ordinance for Emergency Services

At its recent meeting, the Battle Ground City Council passed an ordinance asking voters to consider annexing to Clark County Fire District 3. The next step is for the Board of Fire Commissioners for Fire District 3 to adopt a similar resolution. If approv...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Public Invited to Hearings on Possible Annexation Vote for City and Fire District

Three public hearings are scheduled where the city of Battle Ground will discuss the possibility of annexing to Clark County Fire District 3. The public is invited to attend and comment on a ballot measure proposed for the February 11, 2020 Special Electi...

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Fire and Emergency Medical Services City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City Identifies Improvements or Cuts If Annexation Vote Occurs

Discussions about a possible annexation vote between the City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 continue to progress. At a recent Battle Ground City Council study session, members reviewed a list of improvements or cuts to services if an a...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Annexation Discussion Continues for Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3

The City of Battle Ground and Clark County Fire District 3 are continuing discussions about annexation. The City, which currently contracts for fire service, will ask its voters to annex into the Fire District during the February Special Election in 2020....

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

City Manager Erin Erdman Thanks Community for Participating in Survey

We want to thank the Battle Ground community for participating in the recent fire/EMS annexation survey. The results showed that residents want to maintain quality emergency services as our community grows, and they consider Clark County Fire District 3 t...

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