The City of Bessemer is serious about preventing the spread of COVID-19 caused by the Coronavirus. You can find the latest news from the city and various resources regarding the pandemic here or on our Facebook Page.
City Hall is open from 8-12 and 12-4 M-F for people paying with cash and by appointment only. We will continue to regularly checks from our drop boxes. We apologize for the inconvenience.
To view City Hall's Covid plan, click here.
To view the Library's Covid plan, click here.
To view the remote work plan, click here.
Local healthcare provider, Aspirus, has established a call center for COVID-19 Questions.
- Call Center Number: 1-844-568-0701
- Hours of Operation:
7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday – Sunday
Michigan.gov Coronavirus Information
Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus Information
World Health Organization Coronavirus Information
CDC Information for High Risk Individuals
Western UP Health Department Coronavirus Information
Aspirus Coronavirus Information
Michigan Department of Education Coronavirus Communications
All Michigan bars, restaurants ordered to close dine-in services Monday (Upper Michigan's Source)
MDHHS Recommendations to Slow the Transmission of COVID-19
Charter to Offer Free Access to Spectrum Broadband for Student Households
Xcel Energy Will Not Disconnect Service During Pandemic
Unemployment Benefits Expanded for Michigan Workers
Bessemer Area Schools Providing Breakfast and Lunch Pickup
MI Executive Order - Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life
CITY NEWS & ANNOUCEMENTS
Covid Plan for City Hall Public and Employees: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Reopen-Plan-for-Public-and-employees-grids-6.1.21.pdf Covid Plan for DPW Employees and Public: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Reopen-Plan-for-Public-and-employees-grids-DPW-05.10.21.pdf Remote Work Plan: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Remote-Work-Plan-6.1.21.pdfRead More >>
Due to the coronavirus the Michigan Western Gateway Trail Authority will have a virtual meeting. If you have any issues with attending the meeting virtually due to ADA difficulties, please contact the clerk 48 hours before the meeting. Individuals can call 711 for relay support. You have the right to participate in a meeting of a […]Read More >>
Due to the new orders from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the City of Bessemer has updated our coronavirus response plan. There should be very change to the way residents have been interacting with the city. We do have one worker still in the office to take cash payments and frequently check […]Read More >>
Due to the coronavirus, the November 16th, 2020 city council meeting will be held electronically. To access the agenda click hereRead More >>
A Michigan Western Gateway Trail Authority Meeting will be held by Zoom on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. Central Time. To join the Zoom Meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84505564055?pwd=QWorTzNSa0tLVWcyNXlMQnROSUYrUT09 Meeting ID: 845 0556 4055 Passcode: 258098 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdPj6wCo4yRead More >>
Visit https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/11.12.20-agenda-packet.pdf to view the packet.Read More >>
To view the information about the meeting click: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/meetings/november-2nd-2020/Read More >>
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, November 16th, beginning at 6:00 P.M., 411 S. Sophie St., Bessemer, MI. The meeting will be held remotely. The purpose of the hearing is […]Read More >>
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Bessemer City Council on Monday, November 2nd, 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 the proposed ATV detour route. View the route here: […]Read More >>
A Michigan Western Gateway Trail Authority Meeting will be held by Zoom on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. Central Time. To join the Zoom Meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2751868381?pwd=THpMdkh2aTRJVVhEVDg0WTJ0UW10QT09#s Meeting ID: 275 186 8381 Passcode: 843467 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdVQOwUJLaRead More >>