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The Memphis Flyer
No to Requiring City Residency for City EmployeesWhen Martavius Jones was a member of the old Memphis City Schools board, he cam
No to Requiring City Residency for City Employees
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 11 hours ago
When Martavius Jones was a member of the old Memphis City Schools board, he came across as a generally forward-looking public official. He was board chairman when a massive Republican victory in the state election of 2010 awakened fears in city... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis city employees could be required to live in city limitsit could hurt public safety efforts. As you know, the Memphis Police Departmen
Memphis city employees could be required to live in city limits
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
it could hurt public safety efforts. As you know, the Memphis Police Department is dealing with a shortage, but Councilman Martavius Jones said when city workers live outside the city limits, it creates a lot of problems. "We have an erosion of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Oprah's 'Greenleaf' and the history of Memphis shows not filmed in Memphis, remembering Wayne Jackson and morepublic employees to live in the city where they work, you wouldn’t get anyone t
Oprah's 'Greenleaf' and the history of Memphis shows not filmed in Memphis, remembering Wayne Jackson and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
public employees to live in the city where they work, you wouldn’t get anyone to disagree with you.” -- City Council member Martavius Jones, who is sponsoring an ordinance that would require new city hires to live in the city. Mayor Jim Strickland... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Referendum may restrict residency for new Memphis employeeswithin Shelby County. It is not clear to what areas new employees would be rest
Referendum may restrict residency for new Memphis employees
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
within Shelby County. It is not clear to what areas new employees would be restricted under the proposal. Council member Martavius Jones proposed the ordinance, which he said would serve as a placeholder while council members debate what the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Parks & Neighborhoods pick clears City Council committeefor final approval in its 3:30 p.m. meeting in City Hall, 125 N. Main. Respond
Parks & Neighborhoods pick clears City Council committee
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 23 days ago
for final approval in its 3:30 p.m. meeting in City Hall, 125 N. Main. Responding to a question from council member Martavius Jones, Munoz-Blanco said the three biggest challenges to the department are deferred maintenance, unbalanced area... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Budget amendment would give many Memphis city employees a raisestructure he's put in place." Voting for the increase were council members Ber
Budget amendment would give many Memphis city employees a raise
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 29 days ago
structure he's put in place." Voting for the increase were council members Berlin Boyd, Joe Brown, Janis Fullilove, Martavius Jones, Patrice Robinson, Jamita Swearengen and Ford. Worth Morgan cast the lone vote against. The pay raise was... Read more

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