Amazon incentive package approved for Bessemer

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - The Amazon fulfillment center motion was voted on and passed the Bessemer City Council Tuesday morning.

The following incentives were approved:

  • Rebate occupational taxes on a sliding scale depending on the amount of jobs Amazon generates
  • Limit building permit fees to one payment of $200,000
  • Limit business license fee to $5,000 a year for a 10 year period
  • Build a BJCTA bus stop site

The facility is scheduled to be completed in July 2019.

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