Due to an abundance of caution and Covid-19, city hall will be closed until further notice. You can check back here for reopening information. Bills can still be dropped off in the drop box or mailed to city hall. If you have a water, sewer, road, or similar concern, please call the city garage at 906-667-0453. If you have another concern that needs immediate attention, please call the city manager at 906-663-4311 ext 4 and leave a voicemail. She is checking her email for voicemails. You can also email her at charly.loper@bessemermi.org. The library is still open and plowing will not be impacted. Thanks for your understanding.

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.

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


Follow the City of Bessemer on Facebook for more up to date information regarding the city and the Coronavirus pandemic.


October 19th, 2020 City Council meeting will be remote

October 15, 2020

To view the information visit: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/10.19.20.pdf


August 17th City Council meeting will be remote

August 13, 2020

To see the login information follow this link: cityofbessemer.org/meetings/august-17th-2020/


MWGTA Meeting

August 13, 2020

The following is a meeting notice for the Michigan Western Gateway Trail Authority.  Please notice this in the Daily Globe as soon as possible.   Thank you! Meeting Notice A Michigan Western Gateway Trail Authority Meeting will be held by Zoom on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. Central Time. To join the Zoom Meeting […]


July 20th, 2020 City Council meeting to be held electronically.

July 16, 2020

Visit this link for the packet with sign in information: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/meetings/july-20th-2020/


City Hall open for Cash Payments and by appointment

June 15, 2020

While the City of Bessemer is strongly discouraging cash payments at this time to minimize the spread of the virus, we understand you may not have other options. To pay with cash, please enter in the library entrance and call upstairs using the provided phone or your personal cell phone to be let in. Masks […]


Updated Library Covid 19 Plan

June 5, 2020

Check out the library’s Covid-19 plan here. The plan is likely to change as we learn more about the virus.   Reopen plan for library revised


Updated Coronavirus Plan

June 4, 2020

As executive orders change, so change our plans. Reopen Plan for Public and employees grids DPW 06.04.20 Reopen Plan for Public and employees grids 06.04.20


Updated Coronavirus Plan

May 29, 2020

Attached is the latest Covid-19 Response Plan. This will be continually updated as new guidance arises. Thank you for your patience. We are currently in phase 4a and do not have a date of when we will move to phase 4b. City Hall Plan: Reopen Plan for Public and employees grids Department of Public Works […]


DWRF Public Hearing

May 7, 2020

   NOTICE OF PROJECT PLAN PUBLIC HEARING   The City of Bessemer will hold a public hearing on the proposed Lead line replacements project for the purpose of receiving comments from interested persons.   The hearing will be held at 6:00 pm CST on June 15, 2020 at the following location: Electronic if permitted by […]


Reopen Plan

April 29, 2020

The City of Bessemer has spent the last couple of weeks discussing a tentative reopen plan for City Hall. We don’t have dates on when it will reopen but we want to show what the reopen stages will probably look like. We will not be reopen as normal for a long time to keep everyone […]


Water/Sewer Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 25, 2020

Several weeks ago the City of Bessemer stopped shutting off water for lack of payment through this pandemic. We also turned on water for people who had been shut off for lack of payment. If City Hall remains closed beyond April 20th, which is our due date for water bills, we will not be assessing […]


Grocery Pickup Assistance During Pandemic

March 16, 2020

The City of Bessemer is going to begin coordinating groceries for elderly and those at high risk of complications with the coronavirus. If you are able to pick up groceries for individuals or are elderly and/or at a high risk of complications (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html) please call City Hall at 906-663-4311 or email Ann at Ann.Brown@BessemerMi.org. Thanks for […]