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Bessemer approves grass restoration policy


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BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer adopted a policy on Monday night to specify the requirements for the restoration of grass and property damaged by snow plows during the winter months.

“We are not obligated by any means to repair grass, this is something that we have just done; most communities do not do it,” said Charly Loper, city manager, of her talks with city attorney Ray O’Dea. “It was getting a little out of hand and we were repairing all these little things. People were calling to complain of tiny little incidents.”

The new pol...