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Bessemer DDA moves closer to seeking outside advice


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BESSEMER — Despite not always agreeing on the finer details, members of Bessemer’s Downtown Development Authority are moving forward with a plan to seek outside advice on how to improve the city’s downtown area.

At their Jan. 11 meeting, they reviewed a related draft for a Request for Proposals — often referred to by its acronym of RFP — that begins as follows:

“The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority invites multi-disciplinary teams with experience in the fields of rural and urban planning, civil engineering, real estate, historic preservation, econ...