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Bessemer council mulls special assessment


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council continues to study the implementation of a special assessment tax to help ease pressure on the city’s budget, while ensuring continued services to the citizens.

The council tabled a decision on the special assessment tax at its meeting Monday to get more information. The council has been considering implementing the tax for a few months to help pay for police and fire services and thus free up money in the general fund.

“The money that we had put in the general fund for emergency services can now be set back and us...

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