Fisherville (and Memphis) or, Incorporation’s ironies.

Urban growth in East Shelby County may be jeopardizing the quality of Memphis’ water supply. Despite its flaws, the legislature’s urban growth strategy may be a useful tool in keeping Memphis’ water safe. The irony of the situation surrounding urban growth in East Shelby County is fairly mind-boggling. The Memphis city government’s decision to unilaterally … Continue reading "Fisherville (and Memphis) or, Incorporation’s ironies."

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Rotan: Leave or, Light, Gas and Hot Air

Rotan Lee’s $150,000 study of the MLGW privatization issue should be terminated, and Mayor Willie Herenton, not taxpayers, should foot the bill. The Memphis City Council looks set to bring an end to the MLGW study commissioned by Mayor Willie Herenton. Beyond denying Herenton’s request for an additional $150,000 for another six months of the … Continue reading "Rotan: Leave or, Light, Gas and Hot Air"

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