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Mayor’s FY 2025 budget proposal looks to include tax hike | News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Mayor Paul Young plans to propose a property tax increase while presenting his budget to the Memphis City Council on Tuesday afternoon. “I’m going to ask for a tax increase,” Mayor Young announced last week. “Put it out there, straight and plain, so you hear it straight from me. No secrets. We’re going to […]

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Mayor’s FY 2025 budget proposal looks to include tax hike | News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Soon after completing his first 100 days in office, Memphis Mayor Paul Young will be presenting a proposed budget for FY 2025 at the Memphis City Council meeting this afternoon. Young, who began his first mayoral term in January, said at a town hall style meeting on April 16 that the city’s […]

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Memphis City Council retreat focused on ethics, infrastructure | News | #citycouncil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Budget, ethics and infrastructure were the top topics discussed during a retreat Saturday held for Memphis City Council members. City Council said the retreat served as a good onboarding tool for the six new members. Lots of knowledge were given on how to be the most effective councilperson for the City of […]

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Former Memphis mayor sends letter to outgoing city council saying police reform ordinances were never enforced

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Ordinances looking to reform Memphis’ police department after the death of Tyre Nichols almost a year ago were never enforced by former Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, according to a letter Strickland sent to city council members. Nichols died after he was beaten by former police officers one year ago this week. […]

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City councilman proposes $40K pay bump for Memphis Mayor-elect Paul Young | News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Mayor-elect Paul Young could enter office next year with a raise. The Memphis City Council is set to discuss a pay bump of nearly $40,000 for the city’s top job. The city councilman behind that push said the next mayor may not be the only one getting a raise. As the […]

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Run-off election set for some Memphis City Council members | #citycouncil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – It’s Election Day for some Memphis City Council members and voters in some districts. Thursday’s run-off election will solidify council members for Districts two, three, and seven. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. It would introduce at least two new members to the Memphis City […]

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Memphis Mayor-elect Paul Young speaks to FOX13 about priorities | News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Moving Memphis forward. We’re less than three months away from Memphis Mayor-elect Paul Young taking office and he told FOX13 that he’s getting to work now to start tackling some of the city’s biggest problems. Some of his priorities include crime, development and creating opportunities for our young people. The biggest challenge […]

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Memphis City Council to tackle crime issues in weekly meeting | #citycouncil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Memphis City Council members are set to meet Tuesday to address crime in the city for the second time this month. At the Memphis City Council meeting two weeks ago, city leaders planned to discuss curfews, but that discussion was tabled. Now, the issue is back up for discussion this week. […]

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Memphis City Council to discuss more strict, earlier curfews for teens | #citycouncil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Memphis City Council members are meeting later Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat the violent crime the city has seen in recent weeks. City leaders will discuss something many people in Memphis have been pleading for — a stricter and earlier curfew for teens. This meeting comes one week after […]

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Mayor, city councilman speak on possible term limit referendum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland told Action News 5 he’s “seriously considering” running for another term if voters make it possible. Right now, the mayor and Memphis City Council members can only serve two terms. But that could change in the next election. On Tuesday, May 24, the council approved a resolution […]

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