DDA members discuss possible grant for Bessemer City Hall
July 20, 2023
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — Interest in remodeling the Bessemer City Hall was sparked when members of the Downtown Development Authority learned last week of a new state grant opportunity.
DDA Coordinator Samantha Dorr said the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, known by its acronym of LEO, is offering a Community Center Grant that ranges from $150,000 to $2.5 million.
She said the competitive grant — to which she was alerted by Melissa Lupino, library director of the Bessemer Public Library — is a one-time option rather than a revolving opp...