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January 15, 2019 City Council Agenda

Monday, January 14, 2019

Bessemer City Council will meet on Tuesday January 15 at 10 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. A pre-council meeting will start at 9 a.m. An agenda is available at the link below: January 15, 2019 City Council Agenda  

Downtown Bessemer receives Opportunity Zone designation

Monday, January 7, 2019

There is “opportunity” in Bessemer! The city’s downtown district, which includes the federally-recognized Downtown Historic District, has been designated as an Opportunity Zone by the United States Department of Treasury. Bessemer’s Opportunity Zone designation was approved through Treasury as a new initiative  in the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017. The Internal Revenue Service defines an Opportunity Zone as […]

January 8, 2019 City Council Agenda

The Bessemer City Council will hold its first meeting of 2019 on Tuesday with a pre-council meeting January 8 at 6 p.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. The regular business meeting will start at 7 p.m. An agenda is available below: January 8, 2019 City Council Agenda

UPDATE: Bessemer Christmas Parade rescheduled to Dec. 15

Thursday, November 15, 2018

UPDATE: The city of Bessemer’s Annual Christmas Parade has been RESCHEDULED to Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. in downtown due to the forecast of rain this weekend. The theme for this year’s parade is “A Marvel Christmas in The Marvel City of Bessemer.” Participants are asked to dress as characters from the Marvel […]

Holiday Schedule and Christmas Events Information

City offices to close for Thanksgiving.

City officials take office as new terms begin

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Mayor, Seven councilmembers and seven school board members take oaths of office.

Bessemer Police Department to host Fall Festival on Halloween

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Everything is free.

Oct. 9 Municipal Run-Off results

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The unofficial results of the Oct. 9 Municipal Run-off Election. The (I) stands for incumbents.   City Council District 1 Jarvis Collier   273   58% David Vance (I)    199    42% City Council District 2 Kimberly Alexander  523  53% Chester Porter (I)       463   47% City  Council District 3 Cynthia Stephenson-Donald (I)    317  56% Sarah Bell Person                             245  44% […]

Amazon breaks ground on $325 million fulfillment center in Bessemer

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New fulfillment center expects to employ at least 1,500 when it is completed in the third quarter of 2019.

Habitat to build 10 houses in seven days in Bessemer

Friday, September 28, 2018

From Oct. 4  through Oct. 11, local home builders and hundreds of volunteers will construct 10 homes as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz at 3174 Pine Creek Loop in the city of Bessemer’s Windsor Park area. Home Builders Blitz participants are AGH Homes, Inc, Bluestone Building, LLC, Compass Home Builders & MRM […]

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