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
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 […]Read More >>
Visit this link for the packet with sign in information: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/meetings/july-20th-2020/Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>
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 […]Read More >>