City Council

Meet Your City Council

Mayor Protem Rob Coleman

Rob Coleman
Mayor Pro-Term

Councilor Terry Kryshak

Terry Kryshak

Councilor Linda Nelson

Linda Nelson

Councilor Charlie Tirpik

Charlie Tirpik

Attend a City Council Meeting


  • Second and Fourth Monday of each month
  • 6:00PM
  • Unless conflicting with a holiday


Council Chambers
Bessemer City Hall
411 South Sophie Street
Bessemer, MI 49911

All meetings are open to members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

This notice is posted in compliance with Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended. The Open Meetings Act, MCL41.72a (2) (3) and the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Bessemer’s Clerk at 906-663-4311 at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

2023 Meeting Schedule

  • January 9th - Cancelled
  • January 23rd
  • February 13th
  • February 27th
  • March 13th
  • March 27th
  • April 10th
  • April 24th
  • May 8th
  • May 22nd
  • June 12th
  • June 26th
  • July 10th
  • July 24th
  • August 14th
  • August 28th - RESCHEDULED AUGUST 30TH AT 6:15 PM
  • September 11th
  • September 25th
  • October 9th
  • October 23rd
  • November 13th
  • November 27th
  • December 11th
  • Tuesday, December 26th

Latest City Council Meetings


Regular meeting of the City Council


9.15.23 Special Meeting

A special meeting of the City Council to discuss the hiring of a new Clerk/ Treasurer, review applications for City Manager, and discuss job tasks in the interim.



Regular meeting of the City Council. Edit: Updated Agenda 9-11-23 to include under new business 3) Resolution 2021-26 State Disaster Contingency Fund Grant 4) Loan Signature


8.28.23 – Rescheduled for August 30th

Regular meeting of the City Council. It was rescheduled for August 30th at 6:15 PM. Due to the size of the packet, it has been broken up into 2 parts. Part 1 is available under meeting agenda and part 2 is available under meeting minutes.