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Request for Proposals for Environmental Services

The City of Bessemer is requesting proposals for Environmental Services for Lead Based Paint, Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Survey and Air Clearance. The two buildings are 508 S Moore St and 506 S Mine St. Proposals are due April 26th at 4:00. They can be emailed to Charly Loper at charly.loper@bessemermi.org or mailed to city hall at City Hall c/o Charly Loper, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911. Call Charly Loper at 906-663-4311 with any questions.

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Request for Qualifications for Code Enforcement Contractor

Request for Qualifications

The City of Bessemer seeks a contractor to conduct Code Enforcement to assist in eliminating our blight problems through town.

The contractor will be responsible for driving all the streets of Bessemer three times (more often if funds are available) and citing properties for local infractions. The contractor will be responsible for writing the citations using provided forms, working with the property owner to address the issues, and double checking the property to make sure it is addressed and writing second citations and so forth. The contractor may occasionally have to attend court to follow through on issues as such all reports and citations must be done in a manner that will hold up in a court of law. The contractor is responsible for following all local, county, state and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances.

This position will be more heavily concentrated in the spring, summer, and fall.

The contractor will be responsible for sending quarterly reports to the City Council updating them on the number of citations issued and number of issues resolved. The contractor is also responsible for suggesting changes to local regulations/ ordinances as the contractor deems important.

The contractor will be responsible for having a functioning vehicle and a valid drivers license. The city will reimburse mileage at the federal level. The following traits are also necessary for the position

  • Ability to apply common sense
  • Ability to write reports that will stand up in a court of law
  • Ability to defuse stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Completes tasks on time
  • Manage to a budget
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self starter
  • Willing to take direction
  • Works well with others

The City of Bessemer has budgeted to pay the contractor $20/ hour. Potential contractors can send their qualifications to City of Bessemer, c/o Charly Loper, 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911. Proposals are due Friday, April 26th by 4:00.

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107 W Sellar

The City of Bessemer is  selling 107 W Sellar. The house is on a lot 135′ by 25′ . The City Council will require the purchaser to bring the house up to code and make it livable or tear it down within 1 year. The land is valued at $736. Please contact Charly Loper at 906-663-4311 or via email at charly.loper@bessemermi.org with any questions or with an offer.

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1807 Palms for sale

The City of Bessemer is  selling 1807 Palms. The house is on .83 acres. The City Council will require the purchaser to bring the house up to code and make it livable or tear it down within 1 year. The land is valued at $1,080. Please contact Charly Loper at 906-663-4311 or via email at charly.loper@bessemermi.org with any questions or with an offer.

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Parks and Rec 2019 Meeting Schedule

Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Schedule for 2019
The Bessemer Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 2:15, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the DDA room at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.
• January 3rd
• February 7th
• March 7th
• April 4th
• May 2nd
• June 6th
• August 1st
• September 5th
• October 3rd
• November 7th
• December 5th
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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2019 DDA Schedule

Downtown Development Authority Meeting Schedule for 2019
The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM, unless there is a conflict with holidays, in the DDA Room at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer,
MI 49911.
• January 10th
• February 14th
• March 14th
• April 11th
• May 9th
• June 13th
• July 11th
• August 8th
• September 12th
• October 10th
• November 14th
• December 12th
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 service

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2019 Planning Commission Agenda

City of Bessemer

Planning Commission Meeting Schedule for 2019

The Bessemer Planning Commission meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00, unless there is a conflict with holidays or a City Council Meeting, in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 411 S Sophie, Bessemer, MI 49911.

  • Wednesday, January 2nd
  • February 5th
  • March 5th
  • April 2nd
  • May 7th
  • June 4th
  • July 2nd
  • August 6th
  • Wednesday, September 4th
  • October 1st
  • November 5th
  • December 3rd

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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2019 City Council Schedule

City Council Meeting Schedule for 2019

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.

 

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

 

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.