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Lake named interim city manager in Bessemer


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BESSEMER - Members of the Bessemer City Council voted on Monday evening to appoint Clerk/Treasurer Mandy Lake to the role of interim city manager.

In separate votes, they also increased her salary to the equivalent of $5,000 per year and authorized her to prepare a job posting for city manager.

"Ms. Lake has pretty much stepped up to the task," said Councilman Adam Zak regarding Lake, who already was acting in the city manager's role from the start of the meeting.

Zak, who made the motion to appoint Lake to head the city, praised her "plethora of experie...