Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 a run-off election for the purpose of electing the City Council (Districts 1 and 3) and School Board (Districts 1, 6, 7) for the city of Bessemer will be held. The general municipal election was held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, during which none of the candidates for the above districts received a majority of votes for the above mentioned offices.
City of Bessemer
Bessemer Mayor: Kenneth E. Gulley
Bessemer City Council District 1: Runoff - David Vance - Gregory Coleman
Bessemer City Council District 2: Chester Porter
Bessemer City Council District 3: Runoff - Addie Davidson - Cynthia Stephenson Donald
Bessemer City Council District 4: Donna Thigpen
Bessemer City Council District 5: Ron Marshall
Bessemer City Council District 6: Jesse Matthews
Bessemer City Council District 7: Cleo King
The city of Bessemer will hold the 2014 Municipal Elections on Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Identification is required to vote.
The polling places are as follows:
District 1, Box 1 – Fire Administration Building, 1101 Second Avenue North.
District 2, Box 1 – Abrams School, 1200 23rd Street North.
District 3, Box 1 – South Bessemer Housing Project, 2501 Clarendon Avenue.
District 4, Box 1 – Fire Station No. 3, 2316 Morgan Road.
District 4, Box 2 – Parkwood Church of God, 1975 Highway 150.
District 5, Box 1 – West Hills Primary School, 710 Glenn Road.
District 6, Box 1 – Fire Station No. 4, 495 Flint Hill Road.
District 6, Box 2 – Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 Ninth Avenue SW.
District 6, Box 3 – Fire Station No. 5, 1714 Long 12th Street North.
District 7, Box 1 – Thompson Manor, 1500 Exeter Avenue.
District 7, Box 2 – Jonesboro Elementary School, 125 Owen Avenue.
The Fourth Annual Valley Creek Clean-up is scheduled for Aug. 23.
The clean-up will take place at McNeil Park, 1931 13th Street North, starting at 8 a.m.
The Valley Creek Clean-up is an annual community event done in conjunction between the cities of Bessemer, Brighton, Fairfield, Hueytown, Lipscomb, Midfield and Pleasant Grove.
Each year crews from each city remove debris from the creek. Volunteers arrive at the clean-up sites in Bessemer and Midfield on Saturday to continue the clean-up efforts.
For additional informatoin about the event and registration, visit www.jcdh.org/wpd.