Council member proposes city property tax 29 cents above recertified rate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 08, 2021 6:21 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2021 6:19 PM CT
<strong>&ldquo;We can&rsquo;t be brilliant at the basics with a budget that doesn&rsquo;t provide a basic level of funding,&rdquo; Memphis City Council member Martavius Jones (shown at a committee meeting in 2020) told fellow council members on Tuesday, June 8.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

“We can’t be brilliant at the basics with a budget that doesn’t provide a basic level of funding,” Memphis City Council member Martavius Jones (shown at a committee meeting in 2020) told fellow council members on Tuesday, June 8. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Martavius Jones says he will push for the increase at next week’s council session. 

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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