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June 4, 2019 City Council Agenda

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Downtown vendors prepare for Summer Block Party

Monday, June 3, 2019

Vendors along Second Avenue North in Historic Downtown Bessemer are preparing for a day of fun in the sun with an Old School Summer Block Party scheduled for Saturday, June 8. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday and last until 8 p.m. The event will be sponsored by The Paisley Pig, LLC. The event […]

Thousands Attend Caribbean Festival in Bessemer

More than 5,000 people converged on Historic Downtown Bessemer on June 1, 2019 to take part in the 2019 Caribbean Food and Music Festival at DeBardeleben park. The festival, organized each year by the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization, was held for  the first time this year in Bessemer.   The organization had held the event in […]

Caribbean Festival coming to Bessemer

Monday, May 6, 2019

Caribbean Festival makes its debut in Bessemer.

Citizens input requested on FY2019 CDBG Action Plan

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The city of Bessemer’s Economic and Community Development Department will host a series of meeting to gather citizens input on the FY2019 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan. The meetings are open to the public and will be held at Bessemer City Hall in the Multipurpose Room. The meetings will be on Tuesday, April 23; Wednesday, […]

Award winning blues artists set to appear at Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival

Thursday, April 11, 2019

An award-winning lineup is set for the 10th Annual Bob Sykes Barbecue and Blues Festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 27 at DeBardeleben Park in Historic Downtown Bessemer. The annual event, so-sponsored by Bob Sykes BBQ and the city of Bessemer, will combine the best of blues music and food. The event is from 12 to 8 p.m., […]

Household Hazardous Waste Free Drop-Off Day on April 20

Monday, April 8, 2019

The city of Bessemer and Jefferson County will partner to host a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day. The event is on Saturday, April 20, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the City of Bessemer’s Public Works Laydown yard at 1205 15th Avenue North. The event is open to residents of Bessemer and unincorporated communities in […]

Taste of Bessemer returns April 11

Monday, April 1, 2019

Get your tickets now to experience a “taste” of Bessemer’s finest restaurants and businesses. The Fifth Annual Taste of Bessemer and Business Expo returns to the Bessemer Civic Center on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Doors will open at 4 p.m.  The event will last until 8 p.m. The event is organized each year by the Bessemer Area […]

Food Truck Festival to kick off at DeBardeleben Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Festival is Sunday, April 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

March 19, 2019 City Council meetings

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Bessemer City  Council will hold both its monthly Planning Session and its Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. at Bessemer City Hall, 1700 Third Avenue North. The Planning Meeting will start at 9 a.m., followed by the pre-council meeting and regular business meeting of the Council. An agenda is […]

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