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Bessemer city manager resigns after pressure from council


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BESSEMER — After slightly more than four months on the job, Bessemer City Manager Christopher Frazer has resigned.

Clerk/Treasurer Mandy Lake confirmed by phone on Monday that Frazer had submitted a letter of resignation on March 15.

The action followed a March 13 special meeting, which consisted mainly of a closed session that included all council members, along with Frazer, Lake and City Attorney Ray O’Dea.

After the closed session, the council voted to provide Frazer with the option of resigning within 48 hours or being fired.

In a separate motion, th...

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