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Bessemer adopts zoning ordinance for Steiger property


August 16, 2016

Tom Stankard/Daily Globe

THE BESSEMER City Council looks over applications for the city manager position Monday evening. The council eventually narrowed the list down to six candidates and will begin the interview process. From left are: Mayor Kathy Whitburn and council members John Frello and Al Gaiss.

BESSEMER - The Bessemer City Council Monday adopted a zoning ordinance amendment for Steiger Timer Operations to rezone its property from light industrial to heavy industrial.

On July 19, the council voted 3-2 to rezone the property on Tamarack Avenue that is owned by Bessemer resident Pat Steiger.

Mayor Kathy Whitburn and council member John Frello voted against rezoning the property. The issue of rezoning the property has been the focus of several meetings and hearings over the last few months, as Steiger was considering having an asphalt plant there. He later agreed to not put an asphal...

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