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City of Memphis (Shelby County)

125 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 576-6500
Fax: (901) 576-6200
City URL: http://www.cityofmemphis.org
City Email Address:


Governing Body
Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesday
Time: 3:30 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Charter for City of Memphis
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by TNECD): 646,889
Election Date: 10/08/2015
Grand Division: West
# of Employees: 5676
2010 Population: 646,889
Square Miles: 264
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Ronnie Neill
Utilities
City: Electric, Gas, Garbage, Sewer
Other: Water
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: Home Rule - 1963
Date of Incorporation: 02/01/1826
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1826, ch. 145
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1847-48, ch. 74, p. 114; Private Acts 1879, ch. 11, p. 15; Private Acts 1903, ch. 366, p. 1097; Private Acts 1905, ch. 54, p. 99; Private Acts 1907, ch. 194, ch. 562; Private Acts 1909, ch. 298, p. 1059; Private Acts 1941, ch. 44, p. 169; Private Acts 1947, ch. 519, p. 2132
City Officials

Mayor - A. C. Wharton, Jr.
Administrative Assistant to CAO - Denise Weed
Administrator of Environmental Engineering - Paul Patterson
Chief Administrative Officer - George M. Little
Chief Information Officer - Brent Nair
City Attorney - Herman Morris
City Court Clerk - Thomas E. Long, Sr.
City Judge-Administrative Judge - Ernestine Hunt Dorse
City Recorder - Valerie Snipes
Code Enforcement Manager - Johnie McKay
Communications Specialist - Tonya Meeks
Community Development Director - Robert Lipscomb
Community Development Director - Robert Lipscomb
Community Enhancement Director - Earnest Dobbins
Comptroller - Patrice Thomas
Councilmember - Reid Hedgepeth
Councilmember - Wanda Halbert
Councilmember - Kemp Conrad
Councilmember - Lee Harris
Councilmember - Myron Lowery
Councilmember - Harold B. Collins
Councilmember - Bill Morrison
Councilmember - Janis Fullilove
Councilmember - Shea Flinn
Councilmember - Edmund Ford, Jr.
Councilmember - Jim Strickland
Councilmember - William C. Boyd
Councilmember - Joe W. Brown
Deputy CAO - Maura Black Sullivan
Deputy Director of Finance - Margaret Coleman



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