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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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New Covid Plans Effective 6.01.21

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.pdf

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Right of Way Abandonment Requests

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Bessemer City Council on Monday, June 7th at 6:00 to discuss abandoning right-of-ways located in two separate locations in the city. The first is a series of 6 right-of-ways located off Louis St and surrounding Brandon and Emily Vukusich’s properties. This includes Josephine St, three alleys, and two unnamed streets. The second location is the east section of the alley between Lead St, Mill St, Galena St, and State St the length of the property, property id 51-14-504-500, currently owned by Allan and Kathleen Pesavento and is approximately 100 feet long. Maps can be found online of these locations here.  Comments can be submitted orally at the meeting located in the auditorium at City Hall, 411 S Sophie St, remotely (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85709806381, Or Telephone: US: +1 408 638 0968 Webinar ID: 814 7901 4153), or they can be submitted in writing to the clerk/ treasurer at jennifer.adams@bessemermi.org prior to 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. 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.