Announcements

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
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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.

Workforce and Business Resources:

posted Apr 2, 2020, 7:37 AM by City of Bronson

The Branch County Economic Growth Alliance has a great page for local workforce and business resources during this very difficult time for small businesses. The link includes information about the CARES Act, Small Business Loans & Grants, and many other valuable resources:

http://www.coldwater.org/6…/Workforce-and-Business-Resources

Brush and Bag Pickup Postponed Due to COVID-19:

posted Mar 31, 2020, 11:56 AM by City of Bronson

Brush and Bag Pickup Postponed Due to COVID-19:

Due to recent clarification regarding the Governor's Stay Home. Stay Safe. order, the City must postpone brush and bag pickup until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The City's DPW and Utilities staff will be handling essential business and emergencies only.

Reminder: The burning of leaves, brush, yard waste (ect.) in the City limits is PROHIBITED!!! In addition to local ordinance, the State has issued a statewide ban on open burning until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation and please continue to #StayHome #StaySafe

Parks Playground and Pavilions Closed

posted Mar 27, 2020, 1:44 PM by City of Bronson

Due to recent clarification on the Governor's 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' order, we have closed the playground equipment at all of our public parks. Please do not use the equipment. It is not sanitized. The parks and green spaces remain open for public use. Maintain social distancing and do not congregate in groups over 10. Thank you for your understanding!

Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives Order:

posted Mar 23, 2020, 10:53 AM by City of Bronson

Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives Order:
Governor Whitmer has issued Executive Order 2020-21 Stay-Home, Stay-Safe. Effective May 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

City Hall Closure- COVID-19

posted Mar 16, 2020, 12:38 PM by City of Bronson


Prestigious Glass Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

posted Jan 15, 2020, 1:12 PM by City of Bronson

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at Prestigious Glass January 24th from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM!! See flyer for more info and please help the Chamber and City welcome them to Downtown Bronson!!


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