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Bessemer council considers splitting city manager role


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BESSSEMER — At their Monday evening meeting, members of the Bessemer City Council voted to table posting an opening for city manager.

It was the second time that members tabled the matter, with the first vote having occurred at their April 8 meeting.

Monday’s discussion explored whether to seek a traditional city manager or whether to split the job into more than one role to best suit the city’s needs.

“We need a grant person,” said councilman Adam Zak.

“Perhaps we should consider seeking someone, not with a city manager skill set, but with an economic m...