Budget votes breeze through City Council, Beale Street cover charge extended

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 05, 2019 1:06 PM CT | Published: June 04, 2019 8:27 PM CT

The City Council stuck with a compromise 4% pay raise for police and firefighters and kept the city property tax rate at $3.19, but also extended a controversial cover charge for Beale Street on summer weekends. 


Beale Street Budget Jamita Swearengen Kemp Conrad Memphis City Council

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