Alabama Bessemer City 2013 budget

Politics & Government
8:30 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Bessemer Looks to Increase Budget to $41M for 2013

The Birmingham News/Toraine Norris

Officials in Bessemer will soon vote on a spending plan that would boost the Alabama city's overall budget by $2.4 million over the previous year.

The Birmingham News reports ( ) the Bessemer City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the $41 million budget for fiscal 2013.

The proposed budget slightly increases spending from $38.6 million in the fiscal year that ended Sunday. The new budget would include a 4-percent cost-of-living raise for city employees.

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