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Loan may hinder Bessemer grant eligibility


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BESSEMER — Grant funding the city of Bessemer was hoping to get through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to cover the replacement of lead service lines might be more difficult to obtain than the city had originally thought. This is because the grant monies are highly sought after, and the city already has loan funding for the project, according to city manager Charly Loper.

“This one’s kind of frustrating because at first it was looking really promising like we could get grant funded. Now we’re not sure, because we already got this loan funding...