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City Council to Seek Additional Loan Capacity After Water Treatment Facility Project Bids Come in Higher Than Projected

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Jobe Justice, Chris Feeney, and Jenny Aldridge.  Others in attendance were:  City Administrator Allen Creek; City Supt. […]

New Officials Sworn in At May Memphis City Council Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall. Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley; Alderman Aaron Dale was absent. Others in attendance were: City Administrator Allen […]

Board of Aldermen Approves Surplus Vehicle Sales at December Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Aaron Dale, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

City Council Approves Software Purchase for Asset Management, Work Force Administration

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall in a meeting rescheduled from June 7th.  Mayor Pro-Tem Chris Feeney called the meeting to order in the absence of Mayor William Reckenberg.  Aldermen present were:  Andrea Brassfield and Lucas […]

Hay Ground Bids Approved at December Memphis Board of Aldermen Meeting

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. […]

Columbaria, Mapping Among Upgrades Being Considered at Memphis Cemetery

Improvements and upgrades for the municipal cemetery were a focus point of the February 4th meeting of the Memphis City Council. The board of aldermen reviewed a preliminary proposal for the addition of a columbaria, a structure or building that includes niches to house funeral urns for cremation remains. A proposal is being considered to […]

Construction Projects Lead Agenda at February City Council Meeting

While the current cold spell may not make it seem like it, the Memphis City Council worked the through its February 4th meeting agenda under the premise that spring is just around the corner. And with the improving weather comes the start of construction season. The board of aldermen discussed a number of proposed projects […]

Filing Open for Public Offices on April 2nd Ballot

The filing period for candidates for public office to be voted on in the April 5th election has reached the halfway point with a number of candidates already having signed up. Filing officially opened Tuesday, December 15th for school board, municipal, hospital and nursing home boards and much more. Filing will remain open until January […]

Alderman’s Resignation Adds to List of Openings for April Election

Four of the five Memphis city council offices will be up for election on the April ballot after the board of aldermen received a resignation at a special December 10th meeting. West Ward Alderman Mike Gundy announced he would be leaving his post after taking a job in the Kansas City area. The council will […]

City Sanitation Pursuing Transfer Station to Reduce Costly Trips to Landfill

With an odometer tally of roughly 150 miles round trip, the daily delivery of the city’s trash collections to the landfill in Macon is a costly part of doing business. At the September 3rd meeting of the Memphis City Council, Superintendent Roy Monroe reported the possibility of creating a local transfer station that ultimately could […]