The Bessemer City Council is the legislative body for the city of Bessemer. The Council is comprised of seven members from each of the city’s seven City Council districts.
The City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at City Hall in the Council Chambers, unless otherwise noted. The first meeting of the month is a night meeting, held at 7 p.m. The second meeting of the month is a morning meeting, held at 10 a.m. Pre-council meeting is one hour before the regular meeting.
A Planning Session of the City Council is held every second Tuesday of the month at City Hall, beginning at 9 a.m., unless otherwise noted.