Notice of Public Hearing
Bessemer Zoning Board of Appeals
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Bessemer Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday, July 6th, beginning at 6:00 P.M., 411 S. Sophie St., Bessemer, MI. The meeting will be held remotely.
The purpose of the hearing is to hear comment on a non-use variance to Section 5.7 General Sign Regulations, 2) Permitted Signs in C-1 and C-2 Districts, b) A ground sign may not exceed a height of fifteen (15) feet above the uniform finished grade. The entity under a purchase agreement, Kwik Trip at (608) 791-7448, are looking for a non-use variance to have a sign that is 25’ high and matches the existing Stemphier sign heights. The property address is 117 E Lead and the property description is below.
ALL THAT PART OF BLOCK A OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE CITY OF BESSEMER, BEING IN PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION 10, TOWN 47 NORTH, RANGE 46 WEST, CITY OF BESSEMER, GOGEBIC COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE WEST QUARTER CORNER OF SECTION 10, T47N, R46W; THENCE ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 10, S02°15’34″W A DISTANCE OF 1340.32 FEET; THENCE S87°44’26″E A DISTANCE OF 30.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 87° 34′ 16″ E ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 2, A DISTANCE OF 440.98 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET; THENCE S 02° 34′ 49″ W ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.78 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET; THENCE N 87° 28′ 34″ W ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET, A DISTANCE OF 441.56 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET; THENCE N 02° 41′ 18″ E ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.05 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; SAID PARCEL CONTAINS 3.14 ACRES (136,978 SQUARE FEET) OF LAND, MORE OR LESS.
Interested persons will have the opportunity to be heard at the time and place in this notice. No hearsay or individual surveys will be accepted as testimony; only written or oral presentation will be acknowledged. Written comments can be submitted to the City of Bessemer, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911, prior to the scheduled Public Hearing. Pertinent information is on file and available for public inspection in the Clerks office at City Hall during normal business hours.
The City of Bessemer will, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities to allow equal participation in this meeting. Such aids may include qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments. We can also provide accommodation for those with mobility issues. Please contact Jennifer Adams, Clerk at 906-663-0333 or firstname.lastname@example.org 48 hours business hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.