Girls Softball Signups 2016

The Bessemer City Parks and Recreation Department will hold girls softball registration and practice during the following days from 6:00PM until 7:30PM: Monday, March 7 Tuesday March 8 Thursday, March 10 Monday, March 14 Tuesday, March 15 Thursday, March 17 Monday, March 21 Tuesday March 22 (last day to register)   All signups and practices will be at the Gaston County Park in Bessemer City, … » Read More »

Bessemer City Seeking Artwork for New Downtown Park

The City of Bessemer City is currently seeking images of 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 will include the following features:          Water fountain          Seating area          … » Read More »

February 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REGULAR MEETING- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH, 2016 — 7:00PM 1. Call to Order, Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance 2. Adjustment and Approval of February Agenda 3. Special Presentations a. Students of the Month I. Bessemer City High School II. Bessemer City Middle School III. Bessemer City Central Elementary School IV. Bessemer City Primary School 4. Request to Speak/Opportunity for Public … » Read More »

January 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REGULAR MEETING- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS MONDAY, JANUARY 11TH, 2016 — 7:00PM 1. Call to Order, Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance 2. Adjustment and Approval of January Agenda 3. Special Presentations a. Students of the Month I. Bessemer City High School II. Bessemer City Middle School III. Bessemer City Central Elementary School IV. Bessemer City Primary School 4. Request to Speak/Opportunity for Public … » Read More »

Major Water Main Break

Please be advised that there has been a major water main break. The following areas will be without water for several hours as Public Works crews fix the break: · East Tennessee Avenue from 8th Street to 11th Street · 300 block of East Gaston Avenue · 200 and 300 block of East Cleveland Avenue · South 9th Street from east Tennessee Avenue to East … » Read More »

City’s Bond Rating Increases from A+ to AA- !

Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) raised its rating on Bessemer City’s series 2004 general obligation refunding bonds from ‘A+’ to ‘AA-‘. Rating agencies such as S&P routinely update their bond ratings of municipalities to reflect recent financial status. The new rating is a high grade, indicating that the City has a very strong capacity to meet its financial commitments. The upgrade reflects recent improvements to … » Read More »

December 2015 Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

BESSEMER CITY COUNCIL AGENDA- EXISTING COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING- CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS MONDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, 2015 — 7:00PM 1. Call to Order, Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance 2. Adjustment and Approval of December Agenda 3. Special Presentation a. Students of the Month I. Bessemer City High School II. Bessemer City Middle School III. Bessemer City Central Elementary School IV. Bessemer City Primary School 4. Approval of Minutes … » Read More »