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Special Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission will have a special meeting on April 18, 2024 to discuss two proposed site plans. See image for more information:

NOTICE- Cemetery Cleanup will be April 15, 2024

NOTICE- The City of Bronson Cemetery cleanup day will be on April 15, 2024. All articles that you wish to retain must be removed by that date or they will be destroyed.
Any articles still left in the Cemetery on April 15th will be removed by City personnel only.
If you have any questions, call (517) 369-5555.

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place April 22-23

In keeping with the practice of regular routine water main cleaning, the City of Bronson will be flushing fire hydrants.

The flushing will begin 12:01 a.m. Monday morning April 22nd for the Eastern section (north of US-12) of the City and Tuesday morning April 23rd at 12:01 a.m. for the Western section (south of US-12) of the City. 

Request for Proposals for Lawn Maintenance

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR LAWN MAINTENANCE:
The City of Bronson will be accepting bids for lawn maintenance for various City facilities for the next three budget years (July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027). The City may elect to award the Cemetery work and the remaining City facilities into separate awards/contracts. Pricing for the Cemetery work must be priced as a standalone project/contract. 

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be March 30, 2024

The Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be March 30, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Special City Council Meeting- March 25, 2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF BRONSON

The City of Bronson is considering a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application to fund the Non-motorized Trail Development Project in Bronson, MI.

A Public Hearing has been set for Monday, March 25, 2024, at 5:00 pm. at Bronson City Hall, 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, MI 49028. The purpose of the Public Hearing is for the City Council to receive public comment regarding the submittal of a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) grant application to fund the Non-motorized Trail Development Project in Bronson, MI.

Trail Project Feedback

The City is currently seeking support and feedback on grant funds the City is pursuing to create a non-motorized paved trail on the old rail road bed.

We need your help! We are respectfully requesting any comments, suggestions, feedback, and hopeful support for the project. Feedback in the form of email, a letter, or a meeting with staff would be appreciated by Wednesday, March 27.

Request for Farm Land Proposals

REQUEST FOR LEASE PROPOSALS

CITY OF BRONSON- CEMETERY FARM LAND

The City of Bronson will accept sealed bids for the leasing of approximately 16.5 acres of farmland in the City of Bronson commonly referred to as Cemetery Farm Land. 

Bronson Mural- We Want Your Ideas!

The City of Bronson is excited to announce a partnership with CEDAM and the MEDC on a transformative public art project in our historic downtown.  Bronson Pride will serve as a visual anthology, weaving together the stories, experiences and aspirations of the community. 

To bring this vision to life, we invite submissions from residents of all ages.  Whether it’s ideas, photographs, or personal anecdotes that represent your connection to Bronson, we welcome them all.

Please submit your ideas to p.bird@bronson-mi.com.  Chosen elements may find their way within the mural’s design! 

The Bronson Police Department Has Moved!

The City of Bronson Police Department has moved! We are now located at 120 W. Chicago St. (Old PNC Building) in Downtown Bronson. 

Bronson Food Pantry

The Bronson Food Pantry is located at the Bronson Theatre in Downtown Bronson. Open to all Bronson residents.
Hours are Mondays, 9am-3pmFirst Monday of every month are extended hours, open from 9am-6pm.Have a wide variety of frozen and non-perishable foods as well as personal hygiene products.

City Council Election Information

BRONSON CITY COUNCIL (Non-Partisan Positions)- Are you interesting in running for City Council? Click for more information.

Council Agenda for the February 12, 2024 Council Meeting

Council Agenda for February 12, 2024

Special Planning Commission Meeting

A Special Meeting of the Bronson Planning Commission will be held on February 15, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Click for more information. 

City Council Special Meeting- February 5, 2024

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on February 5, 2024 at 5:00 PM at City Hall

Election Notice of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE
ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY,
FEBRUARY 27, 2024
CITY OF BRONSON
CLICK FOR MORE INFO

Special Council Meeting

A special meeting of the Bronson City Council will be held on January 25, 2024 at 5:00 PM.

RUN WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

THE RUN WATER ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

RUN WATER ADVISORY EXTENDED (LIFTED AS OF JANUARY 22, 2024)

THE RUN WATER ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

NO PARKING ON STREETS- SNOW EVENT

NOTICE:

DUE TO THE COMING SNOW AND POSSIBLE FREEZING RAIN, PLEASE REMEMBER TO NOT PARK ON THE STREETS DURING THE SNOW STORM. PARKING ON THE STREETS HINDER SNOW PLOWING AND SALT TRUCKS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND STAY SAFE!

Holiday Hours- City Hall

In observance of the Christmas and New Years Holiday, City Hall will be closed December 25th and 26th, and January 1st and January 2nd.  Between December 18th-December 29th, City Hall will be open from 9 am-4 pm.  Regular hours resume January 3rd (8 am to 5 PM).

City Hall Closure Until Monday, December 11, 2023

Due to illness, City Hall will be closed until December 11, 2023. Water/Sewer bills will now be due December 13, 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Letters to Santa

On November 24th, Santa Clause came to the Bronson Theatre! The children were able to write letters to Santa.

The City of Bronson Needs Your Input- Community Master Plan Update

The City of Bronson needs your input on the future of Bronson! The City is updating its Community Master Plan and we need community input to help guide future decision making! Please take this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bronson-mp

If you need assistance with completing this survey electronically, you can receive help at the Bronson Library!

Cemetery Cleanup- November 6,  2023

NOTICE- The City of Bronson Cemetery fall cleanup day will be on Monday, November 6, 2023. All articles that you wish to retain must be removed by that date or they will be destroyed.
If you have any questions, call (517) 369-5555.

Notice of Special Meeting & Public Hearing

Notice: A special meeting of the Bronson City Council will be held at 4:00 PM at City Hall located at 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, MI 49028

Food Truck Rally in Bronson!

This Friday is the City of Bronson’s Food Truck Rally (October 26, 2023)! 
We have a fantastic lineup for you to enjoy as we head into the weekend with LIVE music from Jim Dove!

Brewhouse BBQ

Carey’s Cakery and Bakeshop

Amy and Mike’s Mobile Kitchen

Taqueria Mexicana El Chavito

With live music from Jim Dove

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place October 16-17

Fall hydrant flushing will take place beginning at 12:01 am on October 16th and 17th. Click for more information:

City Council Public Hearing- 150 Wayne Street Rezoning

Public Hearing Notice- 150 Wayne Street Rezoning- Click for more information

Public Hearing- Golf Carts

Public Hearing Notice- Public Input on Golf Carts in the City Limits- Click for more information

Music at the Market

Music at the Market returns in August every Monday night at 7:00 PM
Music in the Park Lineup

Planning Commission Special Meeting

A special meeting of the Bronson Planning Commission will be held on June 21, 2023 at 6:00 PM at City Hall

City Council Meeting Agenda

The City Council will meet on Monday, June 12, 2023 at City Hall - 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, MI 49028 at 5:00 PM.  See image for the meeting agenda.

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place May 7-9

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place May 7-9.  See image for more information

BOIL WATER ADVISORY SCHMID FARMS HAS BEEN LIFTED

UPDATED (MAY 3, 2023) BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR SCHMID FARMS (OAK DRIVE, WALNUT ST., & 700 BLOCK OF E. GRANT STREET & 700 BLOCK OF E. COREY STREETS) HAS BEEN LIFTED

Karen Smith Retirement Open House- May 12, 2023 from 2PM to 4PM

Come wish Karen Smith, Clerk/Treasurer, a happy retirement from the City of Bronson at 40 years of dedicated service!

February 23, 2023 Special Planning Commission Meeting Packet and Public Comment (Written)

February 23, 2023 Special Meeting of the Bronson Planning Commission meeting packet can be found here.

2022 Water Quality Report Now Available

To view the 2022 Water Quality Report, along with previous years, please CLICK HERE

Notice of Public Hearing- Recreational Marijuana

Notice of Public Hearing
The City of Bronson City Council will hold a public hearing seeking input from the community on allowing Recreational Marijuana facilities in the City at 5:00 p.m.on April 10, 2023 at City Hall (141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, Michigan). 

Public comment can also be submitted in writing to admin@bronson-mi.com or at City Hall until 3:00 PM on April 10, 2023

Public Hearing for Potential Water & Sewer Funding

Notice of Project Planning Public Meeting

The City of Bronson will hold a public meeting on the proposed Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Project Planning Document, Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Project Planning Document, and USDA Rural Development Project for the purpose of receiving comments from interested persons.

The meeting will be held at p.m. on April 10, 5:00 p.m. at City Hall located at 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, Michigan.

Now Hiring- Clerk/Treasurer

The City of Bronson is now hiring the position of Clerk/Treasurer.  See image and link for more details:
https://www.bronson-mi.com/government/employment.php

Youth Soccer Signups

See image for information on Bronson Youth Soccer Sign Ups

Utilities Director- Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Opening

The City of Bronson is looking for a Utilities Director/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. The Utilities Director is the plant's chief executive officer and is responsible for the facility's administrative, operational, planning, compliance reporting, and financial aspects. 

NOW HIRING- City of Bronson DPW Laborer (Full Time)

City of Bronson DPW Laborer- Full Time

The City of Bronson seeks a full-time laborer for the Department of Public Works.  Pay range is $20-$23 per hour depending on qualifications.  Complete job description and application is available at https://www.bronson-mi.com/government/employment.php or at City Hall (141 S. Matteson Street).  Applications can be submitted by email to b.mersman@bronson-mi.com or in person at City Hall.  Position is open until filled with the first review of applications taking place August 1st. 

Hydrant Flushing to Take Place June 6th & 7th

The City's Department of Public Works will be flushing hydrants June 6th and June 7th, 2022 as part of regular system maintenance.  Click for more information.

2021 Water Quality Report is Now Available

The 2021 Water Quality Report for the City of Bronson is now available online.

Boys Baseball Signups

Baseball sign ups are Thursday April 14 for players over 13 years of age.  See image for more details

Surplus Vehicle Sale

The City of Bronson, through Repocast.com, is auctioning off a surplus 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe.  For more information please click the link below.

Water Meter Replacement Beginning in Southeast & Southwest Section of City

Residential water meter replacement beginning- Click for more information.

Our Website is LIVE

Our new website it LIVE!

2020 Water Quality Report

The 2020 City of Bronson Water Quality Report is complete.  To view this report as well as previous years, please click here.

Fire Works Ordinance

On April 12, 2021, the Bronson City Council adopted Ordinance #216 to provide restrictions on when fireworks can be ignited in the City.  Click to see more for a summary of the ordinance as well as a complete copy of the ordinance.

Spring Cleanup Reminders

Click to read more about our Spring Cleanup reminders!

Reporting Suspicious Activity

Our water/wastewater utilities are making every effort to protect the water system from potential security threats.  You, as customers, can also help.  If you see any suspicious activity near the water tower, treatment plant, wells, or fire hydrants, please call 911.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy...

Adopt-a-Truck Program

 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.

The City of Bronson is conducting a survey to establish priorities for the future development of our parks and recreation facilities, programs and services. We will use the information obtained in this survey to update our City of Bronson Park Five-Year Recreation Master Plan. An important part of the planning process is receiving input from our residents to form our goals and objectives for the next five years.

Click Here to Take Survey

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Public Hearing Posting

BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

The City of Bronson, in Branch County, has lifted the boil water advisory issued on January 22, 2022. As required during a boil water advisory, the City performed lab samples for two consecutive days.  Both of those tests came back negative for the presence of bacteria.

Recycling Pickup Delayed One Day to Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Republic Customers:

Recycling pickup will be delayed until Wednesday (November 29th) due to truck issues.  Please leave your recycling container out and it will be picked up on Wednesday.

Thank you

Notice of Project Planning Public Meeting

The City of Bronson will hold a public meeting on the proposed Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Project Planning Document, Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Project Planning Document, and USDA Rural Development Project for the purpose of receiving comments from interested persons.

The meeting will be held at p.m. on April 10, 5:00 p.m. at City Hall located at 141 S. Matteson Street, Bronson, Michigan.

 

The City is currently seeking support and feedback on grant funds the City is pursuing to create a non-motorized paved trail on the old rail road bed.

We need your help! We are respectfully requesting any comments, suggestions, feedback, and hopeful support for the project. Feedback in the form of email, a letter, or a meeting with staff would be appreciated by Wednesday, March 27.