2017 Spring Art Work Needed

The City of Bessemer City is currently seeking spring artwork, including photography, from local artists in the Bessemer City area and Gaston County to be used for public display in the City’s newly renovated Centennial Park in downtown Bessemer City.  The parks size is approximately 78FT X 110 FT.  The new park includes the following features:          Seating area          New lighting          Artificial turf … » Read More »

Winter Weather Information

With approaching winter weather, the City of Bessemer City is taking precautions to prepare for inclement and hazardous conditions.  The National Weather Service is expecting winter weather on Friday, January 6th and Saturday, January 7th.  Click Here to get the latest information about Bessemer City weather. Bessemer City’s top priority is safety during an inclement weather event.  Weather information from the National Weather Service can be … » Read More »

Water Line Break Information

09-21-2016 8:00AM The City of Bessemer City is experiencing several water line breaks this morning.  City crews are working to repair these breaks.  Please exercise patience as the City works to restore service to these lines.  Customers may experience low water pressure until all lines are repaired. Thank you for your cooperation! … » Read More »

Memorial Day 2016 Trash and Recycling Changes

Due to the Memorial day holiday on Monday, May 30, trash and recycling pick up services will be delayed one day. The following schedule will apply: Monday’s  route will be picked up on Tuesday Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday Thursday’s route will be picked to on Friday Services will return to normal schedule on Monday, June 6th. Have a question? Call (704) … » Read More »

May 2016 Work Session Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA WORK SESSION- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS TUESDAY, MAY 31ST, 2016 3:30PM 1. Call to Order 2. Department Head Reports a. Community Building Rental Policy Review (pg. 2-6) b. NC Main Street Agreement Review (pg. 7-16) 3. Street Closures a. 200 Block North 12th Street- June 11, 2016 4-10pm (pg. 17-19) b. 100 Block of West Pennsylvania Avenue- June 3, 2016 4-11pm c. … » Read More »

2016 Down Home Festival Pictures

The 28th Annual Down Home Festival was the most successful festival the City has had!  On Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th, thousands of people came to downtown Bessemer City for the event.  Rides, vendors, food, entertainment and much more were at this year’s festival!  We look forward to next year’s festival! View Festival Photos by clicking here! View Festival Videos by clicking here!  … » Read More »

April 2016 Work Session Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA WORK SESSION- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH, 2016 2:00PM Call to Order Department 2016-2017 Proposed Budget Review Council General Discussion Closed Session as Permitted Under N.C.G.S. 143-318.11 (6) Personnel Matter Adjourn                 Individuals requiring special accommodations at this public meeting should contact ADA Coordinator, Joshua Ross at (704) 729-6505 or Countrywide at (704) … » Read More »

April 2016 Special Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS MONDAY, APRIL 11th, 2016 –8:00PM Call to Order Request to Speak/Opportunity for Public Comment PARTF Grant for New Park Council General Discussion Adjourn Individuals requiring special accommodations at this public meeting should contact ADA Coordinator, Joshua Ross at (704) 729-6505 or Countrywide at (704) 866-3300 or State Relay Service at 1-800-375-8662. … » Read More »