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Bessemer passes 2024-25 budget of $4.2 million

By D. Lang

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BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council approved on Monday evening a resolution supporting a 2024-25 fiscal year budget of $4,211,574.

The city’s new fiscal year will run from July 1 of this year until June 30 of 2025.

The general fund millage will be 17.3564 mills, and the Bessemer Public Library millage will be 1 mill. General and library millages are expected to raise $580,000 and $35,000, respectively.

Estimates of expenditures are as follows: General Fund, $1,608,763.00; Major Streets, $404,700; Local Streets, $311,550; Downtown Development Authority, $67,1...