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Bessemer makes progress on new Parks and Recreation plan


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BESSEMER — Members of the Bessemer Parks and Recreation Commission voted last week to add several additional components to a pending new five-year recreation plan and a related capital improvements plan.

Commissioners voted, specifically, to add the expense of a splash pad and ADA playground equipment to the improvement plan’s cost.

They also voted to add the splash pad to the recreation plan and to track down which goals in the previous five-year plan already had been accomplished so that those items can be removed from the updated plan.

City Manager Ch...