Because of ground conditions, vehicular traffic will not be allowed in Hillcrest Cemetery until Friday, May 19th, 2023. We appreciate your understanding and patience while we get the Cemetery ready for the 2023 season.
Downtown Development Authority Meeting Rescheduled
The regular meeting of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority has been rescheduled for May 25th, 2023 at 6 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers.
There will be an informational presentation at the beginning of the meeting going over how TIF money is spent by the DDA. Call or email Samantha at 906-663-4311 ext. 108 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Public Hearings for Amending the Zoning Ordinance
Notice is hereby given that two Public Hearings will be held by the Bessemer Planning Commission and City Council. The Planning Commission will hold their hearing on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at 6:00pm and give their recommendation to the City Council. The City Council will hold their public hearing on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 6:00pm and make the final determination. Both meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at the Bessemer City Hall.
The purpose of these hearings is to hear comments on amending the zoning ordinance to allow self-storage facilities as permitted with conditions in zones C-2 and CE.
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. You can send your comments to Jennifer Adams, City Manager, at email@example.com or drop them in the city’s drop box at 411 S Sophie prior to the meeting. Staff will read these at the council meeting. Pertinent information is on file and available for public inspection in the Clerk’s 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 Kristie Peterson, Clerk at 906-663-4311 ext. 2 or firstname.lastname@example.org 48 hours business hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.
30 Day Public Comment Period Opens for Drinking Water System Improvements Project
The City of Bessemer received a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Drinking Water Systems Improvement Project. This project will replace lead service lines found within the city, replace water mains on Osmose Road and East Colby Street, and upgrade the Tilden Tank and Rock Bluff Reservoir to meet 10 State Standards.
Any comments supporting or disagreeing with this preliminary decision should be submitted to Angela Yu at EGLE, Constitution Hall, P.O. Box 30457, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7957. They will not take any action on this project plan for 30 calendar days from the date of this notice in order to receive and consider any comments.
View the full statement and notice: 7608-01 City of Bessemer, Environmental Assessment (michigan.gov)
Still Seeking Code Enforcement Officer
The City of Bessemer seeks a contractor to conduct Code Enforcement to assist in eliminating blight problems through town. Pay is negotiable dependent upon qualifications. Mileage is reimbursed at IRS rate and a stipend is provided for liability insurance.
Potential contractors can send their qualifications to the City Manager at Jennifer.email@example.com or City of Bessemer, c/o Jennifer Adams, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Looking for new Department of Public Works Leadman
The City of Bessemer is seeking candidates for a DPW Leadman. This is a full-time union position which includes a 2% defined benefit pension plus other benefits.
Applications can be sent to the City Manager at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org or City of Bessemer, c/o Jennifer Adams, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
View the full job description here.
Download the application here.
Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2023-24
CITY OF BESSEMER BUDGET HEARING NOTICE
The City of Bessemer will hold a budget hearing on Monday, April 24th at 6:00 PM in the
City Hall Council Chambers 411 S Sophie St. Bessemer, MI 49911. Interested parties
may appear in person and provide comment to the City Council. Written comments will
be received up until 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 24th. A copy of the proposed budget is
available in the City Clerk’s office.
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. Please contact
Kristie Peterson, Clerk at 906-663-4311 ext 2 or at Kristie.email@example.com
48 hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.
Public Notice for Water System Improvements and Amendments Public Meeting
You can view the proposed project plan here.
You can access the appendix here.
To view the full size map you can go to Bessemer City Hall at 411 S Sophie St, Bessemer, MI 49911
Public Notice for Wastewater System Improvements Public Meeting
Looking for Summer Workers
The City of Bessemer is looking for Summer Workers to assist the Department of Public Works. To apply pick up an application at Bessemer City Hall, 411 S Sophie St, Bessemer, MI 49911. Applications must be returned by 4:00 pm April 28th, 2023, to be considered.