Oversee all aspects of running the city, working with the city staff and the city council to enforce decisions and laws created by the council members. Manage the daily operations to ensure a seamless experience for residents. Ensure city laws and regulations are applied to the regular operations of the municipality. Manage and oversee grants, infrastructure projects, and other projects being completed by the City.
The City of Bessemer has a current taxable value of $32,404,250 and is growing. The annual budget is $4.2 million. The City is finishing a three-year construction project in 2023. At the end of this project, 75% of the water and sewer mains in the city will have 40 years or more of useful life remaining. The City has tentatively secured funding to replace all lead service lines in the city. The City of Bessemer is Redevelopment Ready Community
Certified. Bessemer also has a Downtown Development Authority TIF with an annual income around $50,000 and growing. The City currently has 10 phenomenal staff split between the office and department of public works.