Bessemer council acts on $10,000 water bill from 2017
January 9, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER - The Bessemer city council voted Monday to take limited action on a request by a property owner asking forgiveness for a 2017 water bill that exceeded $10,000, including late fees, for a billing period of two months.
The request was made by Morgan R. Butler IV and the Butler family, regarding a house at 109 W. Sellar St.
Locals and tourists who have rented the house through the years have referred to the structure as "the abbey" or "the church," owing to its early history as a religious building.
In terms of his request, Butler told the cou...