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Bessemer council splits on meeting procedures

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

WHILE THOSE attending the Bessemer City Council meeting Monday united to say the pledge, lines were quickly drawn in the turf on several issues, including medical marijuana. Those that are pro did not appear to change anyones minds and similarly those against did not win any converts either.

IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - It did not take long Monday for the divergent groups on the Bessemer city council to draw up sides. The council and audience were united in pledging their allegiance to the flag, but it quickly began dissolving after that.

In a vote of 3-2, Kathy Whitburn, John Frello, and Al Gaiss voted against moving 17 pieces of public correspondence and the police contract reports for April and May, all filed under the "Consent Agenda," over to the "Documents and Correspondence" section of the agenda. The correspondence was still entered in the record...



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