Bessemer City strives to empower its citizens, businesses, and visitors achieve a high standard of life by maintaining a safe community, providing high-quality services in a fiscally responsible manner, and by continuously providing exceptional customer service.
VISION STATEMENT WHAT DO WE DESIRE TO BE?
Bessemer City’s vision is to continue to be a hospitable and tradition-oriented community, focused on fostering a thriving economy through promoting sustainable development, encouraging active lifestyles, and creating a vibrant, diverse and welcoming business community.
VALUES WHAT DO WE BELIEVE IN?
The City has set forward eight core values that are the underpinning of an organization committed to providing high-quality services in a culture of customer service excellence.
Our Values Are:
- Open, Honest and Accessible Government
- Fiscal Accountability and Sustainability
- Public Safety and Safe and Accessible Neighborhoods
- Keeping True to Our Small-Town Character and Traditions
- Focused on Quality and Customer Service
- Family Oriented
- Promote a Healthy Quality of Life
Our Goals Are:
- A desirable place to live and work that is open to growth.
- A safe and secure community for residents and visitors.
- A sustainable community with high quality and dependable infrastructure and utilities.
- A thriving, viable and diverse economy.
- Provide opportunities for our citizens.
- Sustainable organizational capacity.
- Embrace innovation and promote creativity.
- Promote a healthy quality of life.