Wednesday, July 07, 2010
From REBUILD GOVERNMENT
Metro Charter Commission Reaches Out for Citizen Input
Memphis, TN – The Memphis and Shelby County Metro Charter Commission is hosting its first public hearing to help educate citizens on a metro government, and to hear their questions, concerns and input.
Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Memphis Botanic Gardens
The Memphis and Shelby County Metro Charter Commission will file the new charter with the Election Commission by August 10, 2010. Memphis and Shelby County citizens will vote separately on the new charter November 2, 2010.
Rebuild Government is made up of concerned citizens who organized in 2009. The purpose of Rebuild Government is to create public awareness, engage public opinion, and foster a county-wide conversation about a new metro government. You can learn more about Rebuild Government at www.rebuildgovernment.org.