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The City of Bessemer is seeking applications for heavy equipment operator and common laborer positions. The city currently has one opening with other positions opening shortly. The City is looking for full time permanent and potentially full time temporary workers. The heavy equipment operator starts at $20.40 and the common laborer at $19.96. Both positions have $.50 raises every 6 months for 2 years and full benefits including pension. Applicants must have a CDL. To apply, pick up an application at City Hall. The City will begin reviewing applications September 30th.

To view the job descriptions click here

 

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Master Plan Hearing delayed

The Bessemer Planning Commission meeting including the Public Hearing for the Master Plan has been postponed until Tuesday, September 14th at 6:00 due to a lack of quorum.

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City is looking for a part time Assistant Secretary

Part Time Assistant Secretary – 10 hours a week – $15/hr – flexible hours

To view the job description click here: https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/JOB-DESCRIPTION-Part-Time-secretary.pdf

To apply, please fill out a job application at City Hall or email a resume to Charly at Charly.Loper@bessemermi.org. Facebook applications will not be accepted.

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CITY OF BESSEMER, NOTICE OF VACANCY, Downtown Development Authority and Parks and Rec

 
The City of Bessemer is soliciting applications from City of Bessemer residents interested in serving on the City Parks and Rec or Downtown Development Authority for the City of Bessemer. Interested individuals should submit an application (found on the city’s website below or by contacting Charly Loper at charly.loper@bessemermi.org) by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 29th at 4:00 PM.
https://www.cityofbessemer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Commission-Application.docx.pdf
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Kwik Trip Major Site Plan

 

Notice of Public Hearing

Bessemer Planning Commission

 

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Bessemer Planning Commission on Wednesday, July 7th 2021, beginning at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be at City Hall, 411 S Sophie St, Bessemer, MI.

 

The purpose of the hearing is to hear comment on a site plan submitted to build a new Kwik Trip at 117 E Lead. This is the site of the Steimphier’s Gas Station. Please contact staff  at Charly.Loper@bessemermi.org or 906-663-4311 ext 102 to view the plans.

 

The legal description of the property is below

 

ALL THAT PART OF BLOCK A OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE CITY OF BESSEMER, BEING IN PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION 10, TOWN 47 NORTH, RANGE 46 WEST, CITY OF BESSEMER, GOGEBIC COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE WEST QUARTER CORNER OF SECTION 10, T47N, R46W; THENCE ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 10, S02°15’34″W A DISTANCE OF 1340.32 FEET; THENCE S87°44’26″E A DISTANCE OF 30.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 87° 34′ 16″ E ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 2, A DISTANCE OF 440.98 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET; THENCE S 02° 34′ 49″ W ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.78 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET; THENCE N 87° 28′ 34″ W ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET, A DISTANCE OF 441.56 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET; THENCE N 02° 41′ 18″ E ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.05 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; SAID PARCEL CONTAINS 3.14 ACRES (136,978 SQUARE FEET) OF LAND, MORE OR LESS.

 

 

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.  Written comments can be submitted to the City of Bessemer, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911, prior to the scheduled Public Hearing.  Pertinent information is on file and available for public inspection in the Clerks 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 Jennifer Adams, Clerk at 906-663-0333 or jennifer.adams@bessemermi.org 48 hours business hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.

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Kwik Trip Variance Request

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, July 6th, 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 a non-use variance to Section 5.7 General Sign Regulations, 2) Permitted Signs in C-1 and C-2 Districts, b) A ground sign may not exceed a height of fifteen (15) feet above the uniform finished grade. The entity under a purchase agreement, Kwik Trip  at (608) 791-7448, are looking for a non-use variance to have a sign that is 25’ high and matches the existing Stemphier sign heights. The property address is 117 E Lead and the property description is below.

 

ALL THAT PART OF BLOCK A OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE CITY OF BESSEMER, BEING IN PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION 10, TOWN 47 NORTH, RANGE 46 WEST, CITY OF BESSEMER, GOGEBIC COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE WEST QUARTER CORNER OF SECTION 10, T47N, R46W; THENCE ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SECTION 10, S02°15’34″W A DISTANCE OF 1340.32 FEET; THENCE S87°44’26″E A DISTANCE OF 30.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S 87° 34′ 16″ E ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 2, A DISTANCE OF 440.98 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET; THENCE S 02° 34′ 49″ W ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOPHIE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.78 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET; THENCE N 87° 28′ 34″ W ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MARY STREET, A DISTANCE OF 441.56 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET; THENCE N 02° 41′ 18″ E ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MOORE STREET, A DISTANCE OF 310.05 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; SAID PARCEL CONTAINS 3.14 ACRES (136,978 SQUARE FEET) OF LAND, MORE OR LESS.

 

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.  Written comments can be submitted to the City of Bessemer, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911, prior to the scheduled Public Hearing.  Pertinent information is on file and available for public inspection in the Clerks 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 Jennifer Adams, Clerk at 906-663-0333 or jennifer.adams@bessemermi.org 48 hours business hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.

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Master Plan Public Hearing

The City of Bessemer has released their draft copy of their Master Plan for public review and comment. This plan can be found here or can be mailed out at your expense.

The public hearing is scheduled for September 8th at 6:00 PM at City Hall 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911. All are welcome and we will take public comments any time leading up to the meeting and at the meeting.

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 Jennifer Adams, Clerk at 906-663-4311 ext 104 or Jennifer.adams@bessemermi.org 48 hours prior to the meeting to get this set up.

For any comments or concerns, please contact Charly Loper, City Manager at 906-663-4311 ext 102 or at charly.loper@bessemermi.org.

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MWGTA meeting

Meeting Agenda
Michigan’s Western Gateway Trail Authority Meeting
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting
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