12/21/2012

Birmingham, Ala., Mayor William Bell submitted a proposal to the City Council that would bring parks and recreation centers, the library system, Sloss Furnaces and an art museum under his control. Some members opposed the measure because it wasn't first discussed in committee. The council will seek an opinion from the state attorney general, but Bell says the purpose is to clarify operations at the facilities, which employ city workers but are controlled by outside boards.

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