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Bessemer to prohibit signs on public property

By CHARITY SMITH

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BESSEMER — The city of Bessemer is looking to prohibit signage from being placed on public property that is not from a pubic institution.

City manager Charly Loper said that it was discovered at the last election that the city did not have an ordinance specifically banning people from placing signs on city property. The city will hold a public hearing during the next planning commission meeting on March 1. After the hearing, the commission can recommend that the city council adopt the ordinance. The council could then have a first reading of it, anoth...