Bessemer DDA discusses potential YMCA, new survey
October 20, 2022
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — Members of the Bessemer Downtown Development Authority are looking to the future in relation to how to achieve the city’s greatest potential.
In a meeting last week, they discussed a number of priorities, including expanded parking, new main street trees and even the potential for a YMCA or similar facility.
Samantha Dorr, a city secretary who also now heads up the DDA, said as a starting point that she has studied the city’s master plan and noted that any DDA goals should be approached “as cheaply and efficiently” as possible in...