Category Archives: MUNICIPAL

Hay Ground Bids Approved at December Memphis Board of Aldermen Meeting

Written on December 12, 2017 at 9:50 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

Downing Board Receives Update on Water Meter Replacements

Written on December 5, 2017 at 4:10 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on December 4, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, Hannah Poe, and Bill Anderson, City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits […]

Memphis City Council Approves Demolition Plan at November Meeting

Written on November 14, 2017 at 4:04 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

April Ballot Measure Will Ask Voters to Transition Elected City Marshal Post to Hired Police Chief Position

Written on November 14, 2017 at 3:47 pm, by

In April, voters in Memphis will be asked to consider a change in the city ordinances to allow a shift in how the head of the police department is determined. Currently, voters elect a City Marshal for a four year term. A ballot proposal will ask for voter approval of the elimination of that position, […]

Downing City Board Votes Raise Water, Sewer Rates

Written on November 14, 2017 at 3:23 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on November 6, 2017. With Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, Hannah Poe, and Bill Anderson, City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits […]

City Council Awaiting Final Approval of Land and Conservation Fund Grant for Johnson Park

Written on October 10, 2017 at 5:04 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, and Chris Feeney; Alderman Lucas Remley was absent.  Others in attendance were:  Utility Supt. Stacy […]

City of Downing Holds Regular Meeting October 2nd

Written on October 3, 2017 at 7:13 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on October 2, 2017, with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange and Gene Bruner, City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & disbursements, and account […]

Downing Board Working on Process to Remove Vacant Buildings

Written on September 19, 2017 at 6:15 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6 p.m. on September 11th with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, Bill Anderson, and Hannah Poe, City Clerk Carol Dryden, and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & […]

Downing City Board Keeps Tax Rate Same

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:29 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on August 7, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Poe. City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water[Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & disbursements and […]

City of Downing Addresses Property Concerns

Written on July 18, 2017 at 7:26 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on July 10, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Poe; City Clerk, Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator, Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & […]