Minority contractors will get at least 35% of Tom Lee Park work, planners say

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 13, 2020 2:46 PM CT | Published: February 11, 2020 2:24 PM CT
<strong>The Memphis River Parks Partnership is proposing to spend at least 35% of construction dollars on minority- and women-owned business enterprises when the project to transform Tom Lee Park begins later this year.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

The Memphis River Parks Partnership is proposing to spend at least 35% of construction dollars on minority- and women-owned business enterprises when the project to transform Tom Lee Park begins later this year. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Memphis River Parks Partnership will make "a concerted effort" to hire minority- and women-owned contractors for Tom Lee Park improvements.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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