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2022 Weekly Updates

Each Friday, Mayor Jim Strickland sends his Weekly Update to more than 30,000 constituents. His goal is to celebrate our momentum while describing precisely what we’re doing about our challenges.

December 30, 2022: City infrastructure – and a plan for improvement
December 23, 2022: Criminal Justice System’s Revolving Door 
December 16, 2022: Steps we’re taking to improve our City
December 9, 2022: Mixed-use development; Memphis Sports & Events Center
December 2 2022: More transparency, better efficiency in Planning and Development  
November 25 2022: Parks, IT, HR receive honors
November 18 2022: Official launch of Connect Memphis
November 11 2022: Community programs successes; mappable cap improvement projects
November 4 2022: State of Memphis Housing Summit 20222; Frayser Library groundbreaking
October 28 2022: Keeping Memphis safe and improving residents’ quality of life
October 21 2022: Our agenda items for the 2023 State Legislative Session
October 14 2022: “Truth in Sentencing” law and the revolving door at 201 Poplar
October 7 2022: Chandell Ryan to step into departing COO’s shoes
September 30, 2022: New playground, picnic shelter and trails coming for Audubon Park
September 23, 2022: Believing in Memphis, even through its toughest times
September 16, 2022: Starting a Group Violence Intervention Program
September 9, 2022: Memphis experiences difficult week of violence
September 2, 2022: Truancy an issue we need to confront head on
August 26, 2022: We need a united front to tackle rash of juvenile crime
August 19, 2022: Recapturing economic momentum lost during pandemic
August 12, 2022: Fire Department loses one of their own in road accident
August 5, 2022: A record investment of over $100 million in Memphis Parks
July 29, 2022: Opportunity Memphis R3 program making real impact
July 22, 2022: We need more effective intervention for juveniles
July 15, 2022: Incentives for economic growth
July 8, 2022: Congrats to Kynia Howard and Justin Thompson
July 1, 2022: Second chances, and a summer visit from Ja
June 24, 2022: The signing of the Truth-in-Sentencing state law
June 17, 2022: The high grass and litter challenge
June 10, 2022: Choosing progress over partisanship and party politics
June 3, 2022: More guns = more shootings
May 27, 2022: Finding a way to fund Transit Vision
May 20, 2022: 14 miles of the Wolf River Greenway open to the public
May 13, 2022: Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium project
May 6, 2022: Welcoming OOKLA to Memphis
April 29, 2022: 112th General Assembly of the Tennessee Legislature wraps
April 22, 2022: : “A Budget of Renewal”
April 15, 2022:  Opportunity R3 sees first class of graduates
April 8, 2022: Grizz Week is upon us – Go Grizzlies!
April 1, 2022: Beale Street Landing, Greenbelt Park, National Civil Rights Museum, Leftwich Tennis Center, and Brooks Museum
March 25, 2022: Groundbreaking for new Gaisman Community Center
March 18, 2022: Important legislation to follow in Nashville
March 11, 2022: Solution reached for parking at the Zoo
March 4, 2022: 20 additional Tennessee Highway Patrol officers for Shelby County
February 25, 2022: Healthcare Navigator Program; the talent of young violinist Caesar Sant
February 18, 2022: Why sentencing laws matter – 5.7 years of time served
February 11, 2022: Infrastructure is the critical piece of the supply structure we should focus on
February 4, 2022: Issuing a state of emergency due to weather conditions
January 28, 2022: State of the City Address – Recovering and still strong
January 21, 2022: Luminary Awards honor pandemic heroes in our city
January 14, 2022: Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization and Regional Transportation Plan
January 7, 2022: We need sentencing reform at the state level

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