Bessemer council votes to uphold service contract
July 14, 2022
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — Despite expressing regret at the current sting of inflation, members of the Bessemer City Council voted on Monday evening to deny a request from a contractor providing lawn services at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Joe Saari of Saari’s Lawn Service had requested an additional payment of $300 per cutting beyond the agreement in his current contract.
“A contract is a contract,” said Mayor Adam Zak.
“I agree,” said Councilman Charlie Tirpik.
“We don’t want to set a precedent with all the contractors we use,” said Councilman Rob Colema...