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Bessemer council moves forward with water, sewer project


BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council Monday agreed to move forward with a combined $11 million sewer-water project in Bessemer.

On a 4-1 vote, the council agreed to sign management and water purchase agreements.

The council agreed to send the documents to U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development for approval.

Council member Linda Nelson voted no.

The documents will allow the city to eventually begin sewer projects worth $8,265,000 and put $3,465,000 into water system improvements.

City clerk Jim Trudgeon said the agreements include $5,265,000 in grants. The remaining money wi...

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