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Bessemer Council delays decision on elections


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council on Monday tabled resolutions on elections to review and gauge public input until the June 17 meeting.

The council approved 4-0 to table a resolution that would amend the Bessemer charter to changed the two year council member terms to four year terms, if approved by the Bessemer voters. The second resolution would ask voters to change local elections from odd years to even years of the state and federal elections.

The change would save the city the expense of running a separate odd year election, said Charly Lop...