Grand Divisions

Tennessee Equality Project seeks to advance and protect the civil rights of our State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and their families in each Grand Division.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

New talks about consolidating Memphis and Shelby County governments

The Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission will hold a joint meeting today at 1:45 PM to discuss the latest proposal from Mayor Herenton to consolidate Memphis and Shelby County governments. He proposes surrender of the city charter.

The Commerical Appeal provides a detailed review of previous attempts to consolidate both governments. Also see the Memphis Daily News and Mary Cashiola's blog post on the subject.

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