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Public Improvement

The Public Improvements Department of the City of Bessemer is a diverse department with tasks ranging from Garbage and Trash collection to Animal Control and Weed Nuisance Abatement

City Clerk

The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to keep and preserve the official public documents and records of the City, administer and maintain the integrity of elections and to provide citizens of Bessemer with the utmost in quality and efficient service

Finance & Revenue

The Finance Department is responsible for planning and coordinating the fiscal activities of the City of Bessemer

Municipal Court

Bessemer Municipal Court serves as the Judicial Branch to the governing body of the City of Bessemer. We’re deemed as a misdemeanor court with the primary goal and objective of dispensing justice concerning all non-felony criminal offenses which occur within the city limits of Bessemer

Information Technology

The mission of the Information Technology Department is to provide the most innovative, highest quality technology-based services, in the most cost effective manner, and to facilitate the achievement of goals and objectives of each of the City’s departments

Building Inspections

Our primary mission is to safeguard the public, promote the health, safety and welfare of the City of Bessemer through enforcement of the International Building Code. We believe in equitable treatment for all individuals regardless of circumstances and strive to enforce all building codes in a fair and considerate manner

Community Development

The Department of Economic and Community Development is tasked with two distinct missions.Through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program the Department administers Economic Development programs designed to provide loans and grants to businesses to create jobs for low-to-moderate income individuals. The Department also works to acquire new business and to expand and improve existing Bessemer businesses through a variety of City-sponsored programs

Parks and Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department maintains Bessemer’s parks

Police Department

The Mission of the Bessemer Police Department is to provide dedicated service to preserve life, safeguard property, enforce the law and bring to justice those who violate the law, and enhance the peace and quality of life in the City of Bessemer

Fire Department

The officers and firefighters in the Bessemer Fire Department are committed to be the best in our profession. We are committed to provide the citizens and visitors of our community, whom we are sworn to protect; with the best fire protection and emergency medical care available anywhere. Continuous training, our everyday actions, proficiency of skills, and service to our community will demonstrate this commitment