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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis' SkyCop cameras leave many neighborhoods in the darkhave 94 of the 136 cameras (69.1 percent), and 35 of 49 cameras in residential
Memphis' SkyCop cameras leave many neighborhoods in the dark
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
have 94 of the 136 cameras (69.1 percent), and 35 of 49 cameras in residential areas (71 percent), city camera data shows. Martavius Jones, whose council super district includes Whitehaven and South Memphis, said the data showed that the city and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis City Council delays decisions on residency requirementscoming in. I've dealt with it from '08 until now," he said. "I want to make da
Memphis City Council delays decisions on residency requirements
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
coming in. I've dealt with it from '08 until now," he said. "I want to make data driven decisions," explained Councilman Martavius Jones. Jones is sponsoring the resolution that would potentially let voters decide if city workers need to live in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City officials critical of Jones’ employee residency proposalCouncil member Martavius Jones defended tighter residency requirements for new
City officials critical of Jones’ employee residency proposal
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
Council member Martavius Jones defended tighter residency requirements for new city employees Tuesday, despite opposition from his colleagues and Mayor Jim Strickland's administration. In a committee discussion, Jones said 47 percent of the payroll... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council dayon whether to require new city employees to live in Memphis. The referendum or
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council day
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
on whether to require new city employees to live in Memphis. The referendum ordinance, sponsored by council member Martavius Jones, is scheduled to be discussed in the first council committee meeting at 8:30 p.m. on the fifth floor of City... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings: Residency requirement would hurt Memphis policeout against the possibility of changing residency requirements for city employe
Rallings: Residency requirement would hurt Memphis police
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
out against the possibility of changing residency requirements for city employees. Rallings critiqued City Council member Martavius Jones’ proposal to require new city employees to live within city limits during a news conference Thursday... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Residency requirement could stymie recruitment of police officers, Rallings sayswas one of several officials in Mayor Jim Strickland's administration to speak
Residency requirement could stymie recruitment of police officers, Rallings says
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 24 days ago
was one of several officials in Mayor Jim Strickland's administration to speak against the proposal by City Council member Martavius Jones, who is hoping council will approve a referendum for the Nov. 8 ballot. "The fact that they risk their lives... Read more
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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 29 days 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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