Announcements

Trash Pickup Delayed Until Feb. 17th:

posted Feb 16, 2021, 1:36 PM by City of Bronson


Due to the weather, trash pickup will be delayed until tomorrow (Feb. 17th). Thank you for your patience

Please Keep Your Sidewalks Clear of Ice and Snow:

posted Feb 11, 2021, 9:10 AM by City of Bronson

Please remember to clear the sidewalks in front of your home/business. Section 34 (A) of the City Charter requires property owners to keep the sidewalk on their property free and clear of snow, ice, and other nuisances. This is critical to the safety of our residents! Please be neighborly and keep your sidewalks clear!


Trash & Recycling- Please Place Carts at Least 3 feet Apart

posted Jan 21, 2021, 9:09 AM by City of Bronson

Please remember to place your Trash & Recycling carts AT LEAST 3 feet apart from each other and other objects like cars and mailboxes. This will help in reducing damaged carts. Thank you for your cooperation!


2021 Trash & Recycling Schedule:

posted Jan 19, 2021, 1:08 PM by City of Bronson

2021 Trash & Recycling Schedule:

The schedule for Republic Trash & Recycling in the City of Bronson is now available. Hard-copies of the calendar are also available at City Hall. 


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MSHDA Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grant

posted Dec 2, 2020, 11:52 AM by City of Bronson

The City has been awarded $20,000 in additional funds through MSHDA's Neighborhood Enhancement Program: 

If you live in the Buchanan Street, Washington Street, North Lincoln Street, or Winona Street neighborhood you may be eligible to apply for an exterior home improvement grant through a MSHDA & City of Bronson partnership.  

The following are the requirements to be eligible to apply for a grant:

·       Live within the boundaries of the Grant (Buchanan, N. Lincoln, Washington or Winona Streets).

·       Must be homeowner-occupied (6 months or more), meet MSHDA income guidelines, and own a home that is considered blighted or has a safety hazard.

·       Be current and not delinquent on property taxes, mortgage/land contract, must not be subject to any citation or violation of state and/or local codes or ordinances, have homeowner’s insurance, and not be the prior owner of a property that went to tax foreclosure. 

Eligible repairs include the following:

  • Roofs
  • Exterior painting 
  • New siding, gutters, soffits 
  • Walkways (on private property)
  • Front porches
  • Front Doors/Windows (if done with at least one other exterior improvement component listed above)

Grant awards are available up to $7,499.  Grants will be awarded to approximately 3 homes.  To apply please submit the attached application to City Hall at 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, MI 49028 or by email to b.mersman@bronson-mi.com.

Applications will be chosen based on verified eligibility and then scored on the basis of severity/necessity of projects and safety concerns.  The highest scoring project will be first, and so on.  The goal of the program is to improve the exterior appearance of the eligible neighborhood properties and projects that receive funding will have a large impact on the visual appearance of the neighborhood. 

Application deadline is January 31, 2021.  If you have questions please call City Hall at 517-369-7334 or by email b.mersman@bronson-mi.com.  


To see a video of project highlights from 2019 click the link below:

OFFICE CLOSURE

posted Nov 12, 2020, 11:07 AM by City of Bronson

ATTENTION!!!
OFFICE CLOSURE

Effective November 13, 2020, The City of Bronson City Hall will be closed until further notice in order to protect the public & City employees from the spread of COVID-19. For water bill payments; please mail or place payment in the drop box located on the southeast side of the building (in a sealed envelope with the address, account number, or payment stub). Staff is available by phone or email during normal business hours to conduct business over the phone.  
If you need assistance please call 517-369-7334.
 

Michigan Business Restart Grant Program

posted Jul 21, 2020, 12:46 PM by City of Bronson


The Michigan Small Business Restart Program is a new grant program that will support small businesses and nonprofits that are reopening and have experienced a loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Our 7-county region has been approved for over $7.5 million of grant funding through this new program. See below for qualifications and application details.

 

To qualify, a business/organization must meet the following criteria:

  • Has 50 employees or less
  • Is a business or nonprofit that can demonstrate it is affected by the COVID-19 emergency
  • Needs working capital to support eligible expenses
  • Demonstrates an income loss as result of the COVID-19 emergency
  • Has not received a grant through the Michigan Strategic Fund’s Michigan Small Business Relief Grant Program. Businesses who have received support through other COVID-19 relief programs, including the Michigan Small Business Relief Program loans, are eligible to apply for Restart grants.
 

Maximum grant amount: $20,0000

Eligible uses of funds: working capital to support payroll expenses, rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar expenses.

At least 30% of the funds awarded under the program must be provided to women-owned, minority-owned, or veteran-owned eligible businesses. 


Application window: July 15 – August 5

 

For full program information, or to access the application, visit the program web page (linked here).


Adopt-a-Truck Reminder:

posted Jul 1, 2020, 8:03 AM by City of Bronson

Adopt-a-Truck Reminder:


Attention City Residents:

 Adopt-A-Truck Program- If you have a lot of brush, leaves, old bushes, or other natural materials, you can request a truck through our Adopt-A-Truck program. Stop by City Hall, fill out the adopt-a-truck form, and at no charge, we will park a city dump truck (small or large) at your house and we will haul it away for you! Call us for details (517)369-7334.


City of Bronson Planning Commission Video & Telephone Conferencing Meeting Notice

posted May 12, 2020, 10:57 AM by City of Bronson

City of Bronson Planning Commission

Video & Telephone Conferencing Meeting Notice

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Executive Order 2020-15 declaring that public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act may use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, the City of Bronson Planning Commission will hold such a meeting via telephone conferencing on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. For current and up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus, visit http://www.Michigan.gov/Coronavirus or http://www.CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Members of the public are welcomed and encouraged to participate in this Planning Commission video & teleconference meeting. The procedures are as follows:

ELECTRONIC Planning Commission MEETING ACCESS

Planning Commission Meeting on Zoom
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81398398886

Meeting ID: 813 9839 8886
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,81398398886# US (Chicago)
+19292056099,,81398398886# US (New York)

Dial by your location
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
Meeting ID: 813 9839 8886
Find your local number:
https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kg8tZKEvX

 

ELECTRONIC Planning Commission MEETING PARTICIPATION

The following are the procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions about any business that will come before it.

         All public comment—will be taken at the beginning of the meeting and again at the end of the meeting.

         The time limit for an individual’s public comments shall remain 3 minutes.

 

If you would like to submit public comment to the Planning Commission about any matter, on the agenda or otherwise, please do so via the email address below by 3:00 pm prior to the meeting:

         City Manager Brandon Mersman, b.mersman@bronson-mi.com

 

The City of Bronson will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities:

 

For the Hearing Impaired:

Please dial 7-1-1 

 

Customer Care
Hamilton Relay
P.O. Box 285
Aurora, NE 68818
Voice/TTY: 844-578-6563
Fax: 402-694-5110
E-mail: 
mirelay@hamiltonrelay.com.

 

WARNING:

According to the Attorney General, interrupting a public meeting in Michigan with hate speech or profanity could result in criminal charges under several State statutes relating to Fraudulent Access to a Computer or Network (MCL752.797) and/or Malicious Use of Electronics Communication (MCL 750.540). According to the US Attorney for Eastern Michigan, Federal charges may include disrupting a public meeting, computer intrusion, using a computer to commit a crime, hate crimes, fraud, or transmitting threatening communications. Public meetings are being monitored and violations of statutes will be prosecuted.

Public Notice: Video and Telephone Conference Meeting Notice for April 13, 2020

posted Apr 10, 2020, 2:13 PM by City of Bronson   [ updated Apr 10, 2020, 3:17 PM ]

Video & Telephone Conferencing Meeting Notice

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Executive Order 2020-15 declaring that public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act may use telephone or video conferencing technology to meet and conduct business, the City of Bronson City Council will hold such a meeting via telephone conferencing on Monday, April 13, 2020. For current and up-to-date information regarding the coronavirus, visit http://www.Michigan.gov/Coronavirus or http://www.CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Members of the public are welcomed and encouraged to participate in this City Council video & teleconference meeting. The procedures are as follows:

ELECTRONIC City council MEETING ACCESS

How to Connect: ZOOM Meeting Information:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/771561768

Meeting ID: 771 561 768

One tap mobile

+13126266799,,771561768# US (Chicago)

+19292056099,,771561768# US (New York)

Dial by your location

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

        +1 253 215 8782 US

        +1 301 715 8592 US

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 771 561 768

Find your local number: https://us04web.zoom.us/u/foQLNXKo6

ELECTRONIC City council MEETING PARTICIPATION

The following are the procedures by which persons may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions about any business that will come before it.

         All public comment—will be taken at the beginning of the meeting and again at the end of the meeting.

         The time limit for an individual’s public comments shall remain 3 minutes.

If you would like to submit public comment to the City Council about any matter, on the agenda or otherwise, please do so via the email address below by 3:00 pm prior to the meeting:

         City Manager Brandon Mersman, b.mersman@bronson-mi.com

The City of Bronson will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities:

For the Hearing Impaired:

Please dial 7-1-1 

Customer Care
Hamilton Relay
P.O. Box 285
Aurora, NE 68818
Voice/TTY: 844-578-6563
Fax: 402-694-5110
E-mail: 
mirelay@hamiltonrelay.com.


Meeting Agenda April 13, 2020 City Council Virtual Meeting

WARNING:

According to the Attorney General, interrupting a public meeting in Michigan with hate speech or profanity could result in criminal charges under several State statutes relating to Fraudulent Access to a Computer or Network (MCL752.797) and/or Malicious Use of Electronics Communication (MCL 750.540). According to the US Attorney for Eastern Michigan, Federal charges may include disrupting a public meeting, computer intrusion, using a computer to commit a crime, hate crimes, fraud, or transmitting threatening communications. Public meetings are being monitored and violations of statutes will be prosecuted.

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