Plan now to attend the Public Hearings on the Shelby County Charter Amendments at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at
Detailed information is available at www.shelbycountytn.gov. I urge all residents to visit this site and read the detailed information and take advantage of the opportunity to comment directly to the Shelby County Commission.
Chairman David Lillard has been very active in publicizing the activities of the Shelby County Commission and providing an opportunity for all
I cannot overemphasize the importance to
-Sheriff and other “Constitutional Officers” (Trustee, Register,
This is also an opportunity to suggest other amendments to the Shelby County Charter.
The Ah Hoc Committee on Law Enforcement Consolidation (which has ended) recently adopted a recommendation to the Shelby County Commission basically providing for the Sheriff (or the “Chief Law Enforcement Officer” of the County) to be appointed by the MEMPHIS MAYOR meaning that Lakeland residents would have a Sheriff without any say in who it is!