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2018 City Council Meeting Schedule

City Council Meeting Schedule for 2018

The Bessemer City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.

• Tuesday, January 2nd
• Tuesday, January 16th
• February 5th
• February 19th
• March 5th
• March 19th
• April 2nd
• April 16th
• May 7th
• May 21st
• June 4th
• June 18th
• July 2nd
• July 16th
• August 6th
• August 20th
• Tuesday, September 4th
• September 17th
• October 1st
• October 15th
• November 5th
• November 19th
• December 3rd
• December 17th

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 906-667-0333 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

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Live Streaming City Council Meetings

The City of Bessemer is committed to providing a more open government. We are experimenting with live streaming our City Council Meetings onto our facebook page (

They are filmed directly to facebook and you can watch them in real time. Please bear with us if any technical difficulties happen during this new endeavor.  We will also be hosting, when possible, the archived versions of the video streams by visiting the meeting archives on our website here.

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Welcoming a new City Council

The City of Bessemer is excited to welcome our new city council. These members will be sworn in Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 5:30 at City Hall. The Council will also be choosing the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem at this time.

Elected to the city council were Adam Zak, Allen Archie, Terry Kryshak, Rob Coleman, and Linda Nelson.

Visit the City Council Page for More Info

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New Bicycle Racks in Bessemer

Thanks to AARP for the generous support that made this project possible to help make this community a great place for all ages. We worked with local artist, Doug Kikkebusch to design and create 12 bicycle racks in a Frank Lloyd Wright style. These bicycle racks will be scattered around town come spring time to further encourage artistry and bicycling. Be sure to check them out this spring by stopping downtown and at our locally owned stores!