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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council says no to funding SkyCop cameras with MLGW feesAppeal) Council members voted 6-3 for the ordinance, just shy of the seven vot
Council says no to funding SkyCop cameras with MLGW fees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Appeal) Council members voted 6-3 for the ordinance, just shy of the seven votes needed for approval, after member Martavius Jones argued that the ordinance would have charged all citizens for a program that he said is primarily benefiting... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Residency referendum fails to pass City Councilpassed it would have put the issue on the November ballot. WREG’s Jessica Gert
Residency referendum fails to pass City Council
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
passed it would have put the issue on the November ballot. WREG’s Jessica Gertler was at the meeting and reported only Martavius Jones and Edmund Ford, Jr. voted for the referendum to be placed on the ballot come this fall. However, the City... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis city council rejects new employee residency rulewith employee shortages. "As I said before, this will put us a step behind," h
Memphis city council rejects new employee residency rule
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
with employee shortages. "As I said before, this will put us a step behind," he said. Voting for the ordinance were Martavius Jones, the sponsor, and council member Edmund Ford Jr. Voting against were Berlin Boyd, Joe Brown, Frank Colvett... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City Council considering Wiseacre's Coliseum proposal todayidea wasn't being given the same opportunity as Wiseacre's. "It's sad for the
City Council considering Wiseacre's Coliseum proposal today
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
idea wasn't being given the same opportunity as Wiseacre's. "It's sad for the city of Memphis," he said. Council member Martavius Jones voting against the Wiseacre lease terms in the council's executive committee meeting because he said there... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana ordinance passes city council committeewho voted to support the ordinance were Edmund Ford, Jr., Jamita Swearengen, Be
Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana ordinance passes city council committee
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
who voted to support the ordinance were Edmund Ford, Jr., Jamita Swearengen, Berlin Boyd, Phillip Spinosa and Martavius Jones. The ordinance must still go before the full council three times before it can be voted on. Both the heads... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Marijuana possession ordinance advances in Memphis City Council committeeschedule for a final vote Oct. 4. Voting for the ordinance in committee were c
Marijuana possession ordinance advances in Memphis City Council committee
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
schedule for a final vote Oct. 4. Voting for the ordinance in committee were council members Berlin Boyd, Edmund Ford Jr., Martavius Jones, Philip Spinosa Jr. and Jamita Swearengen. Voting against were members Joe Brown and Janis Fullilove.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Big day at City Council, Jimmy Carter’s devotion and moreat the Mid-South Coliseum will move forward, at least with a kind of letter of
Big day at City Council, Jimmy Carter’s devotion and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
at the Mid-South Coliseum will move forward, at least with a kind of letter of intent. And, this afternoon, Council member Martavius Jones’ proposed ordinance to create a Nov. 8 referendum for a residential requirement for new city employees could... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Pot laws, Coliseum plans and more on City Council agendameeting at 3:30 p.m. in the council chamber on the first floor of City Hall. -
Pot laws, Coliseum plans and more on City Council agenda
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the council chamber on the first floor of City Hall. - In the regular meeting, council member Martavius Jones’ controversial ordinance to create a Nov. 8 referendum to require new city employees to live inside the city... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Dilapidated apartments demolished near the airportwill take two to three months and will cost an estimated $330,000. It's money
Dilapidated apartments demolished near the airport
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
will take two to three months and will cost an estimated $330,000. It's money the city hopes to recover by placing a lien on the property. "Instead of seeing blight, I see missed economic opportunity," said City Council member Martavi... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City tears down blighted apartments near I-240for the demolition were law school Dean Peter Letsou, police department represe
City tears down blighted apartments near I-240
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
for the demolition were law school Dean Peter Letsou, police department representatives and Memphis City Council members Martavius Jones and Jamita Swearengen, who represent the district. The apartments have been vacant for about 10 years, said... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council catered lunches back in the spotlight over who is getting the businessnot seem like a lot to a person on the job, but it is a lot to a small business
City Council catered lunches back in the spotlight over who is getting the business
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
not seem like a lot to a person on the job, but it is a lot to a small business like myself," says Tamayo. City Councilman Martavius Jones says more opportunities will open up. "We have 24 meetings in this fiscal year. There will be more than... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City of Memphis program offers home loans to invigorate neighborhoodswork with. "It's a start and I commend the mayor as well as HCD for coming up
City of Memphis program offers home loans to invigorate neighborhoods
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 24 days ago
work with. "It's a start and I commend the mayor as well as HCD for coming up with this program," said city council member Martavius Jones. However Jones, who has been pushing for future city employees and officers to live in the city wonders... Read more

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