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Updated DDA Schedule

June 19, 2018

City of Bessemer   Downtown Development Authority Meeting Schedule for 2018 The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the DDA Room at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.   January 8th February 12th March 12th […]

2018 Community Excellence Award

Bessemer has entered their new branding campaign in the Michigan Municipal League's 2018 Community Excellence Award competition. 12 members of the city have gathered for many hours and devised a plan to change our Bessemer brand for the better. We're very proud of our project, so help us win the Race for the Cup by voting at  You can vote once a day from June 29 - July 29, so start today!

Our Master Plan

The Master Plan was adopted on October 4th, 2017 by Bessemer’s Planning Commission. The city worked with residents for about a year to develop the plan. We had a city wide survey, numerous one-on-one interviews, and several public meetings and workshops. The City of Bessemer is proud of our solid, workable plan to help our community move forward. If you have any questions or are able to help us meet our goals, please contact our city manager at 906-663-4311.

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