Bessemer council talks city hall accessibility
October 8, 2019
By KIM E. STROM
BESSEMER - Discussion at Monday's Bessemer city council meeting centered on the issue of whether the city is in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act with regard to the city hall.
Councilman Louis Miskovich provided several letters from residents who are disabled and cannot use most of the facilities at the building - including paying utility bills, voting and attending city meetings.
According to Miskovich, the city may be in compliance with state law, but not at the federal level, which he said trumps state law.
Loper said that acc...