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WEEKLY UPDATE

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. To sign up for inbox delivery, click here.

Mayor Strickland’s most recent Weekly Update: July 30, 2021:

Archived Weekly Update (and special occasion) emails:
July 23, 2021:
July 16, 2021:
July 9, 2021:
July 2, 2021:
June 25, 2021:
June 18, 2021:
June 11, 2021:
June 4, 2021:
May 28, 2021:
May 21, 2021:
May 14, 2021:
May 7, 2021:
April 30, 2021: The American Dream
April 23, 2021:
April 16, 2021
April 9, 2021:
April 2, 2021:
March 26, 2021:
March 12, 2021:
Feb. 26, 2021:
Feb. 19, 2021: Winter weather, vaccines and more
Feb. 12, 2021: The vaccine process
Feb. 5, 2021:
Jan. 29, 2021:
Jan. 22, 2021: A time to Invest in Memphis
Jan. 15, 2021: More police officers and less potholes
Jan. 8, 2021: A grim milestone
Dec. 31, 2020: Vaccines and the New Year
Dec. 23, 2020:
Dec. 18, 2020:
Dec. 11, 2020: Solid Waste service, testing, and the Mayor’s Meal Challenge
Dec. 4, 2020: Free testing
Nov. 25, 2020: Happy Thanksgiving
Nov. 20, 2020: The crossroads
Nov. 13, 2020: Unity Walk Against Gun Violence
Nov. 6, 2020: Test to Protect
Oct. 30, 2020: State of Memphis Housing
Oct. 23, 2020:
Oct. 16, 2020: Advice from an expert
Oct. 9, 2020:
Oct. 2, 2020:
Sept. 25, 2020: Public Safety
Sept. 18, 2020:
Sept. 11, 2020: Our first responders
Sept. 4, 2020: Reimaging Policing
Aug. 28, 2020:
Aug. 21, 2020:
Aug. 14, 2020:
Aug. 7, 2020: A Better Memphis
July 31, 2020: Your voice matters
July 24, 2020: MPD Staffing Study
July 17, 2020: The most powerful weapon in the fight against COVID-19
July 10, 2020:
July 3, 2020: Fourth of July Weekend
June 28, 2020: COVID-19 Critical Point
June 26, 2020: Police Reforms
June 19, 2020: A matter of residence
June 12, 2020: Peaks and valleys
June 5, 2020:
May 29, 2020: Testing to Protect
May 22, 2020:
May, 15, 2020:
May 10, 2020: A different kind of momentum
May 1, 2020: Back-to-Business
Apr. 24, 2020:
Apr. 17, 2020: Mayor’s Meal Challenge
Apr. 10, 2020:
March 27, 2020: Testing at Tiger Lane and changes to City of Memphis Parks
March 20, 2020: We must come together to stay apart
March, 13, 2020: Together, we will get through this
March 6, 2020:
Feb. 28, 2020:
Feb. 21, 2020: mConnect, potholes, and more
Feb. 14, 2020:
Feb. 7. 2020:
Feb. 3, 2020: Amazon and the importance of getting counted
Jan. 24, 2020: On public safety, trash service, and tax prep
Jan. 17, 2020:
Jan. 13, 2020: Leaves, leaves, and more leaves
Dec. 27, 2019: First Investments from Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Dec. 20, 2019: 5G comes to Memphis
Dec. 6, 2019: Solid Waste service changes
Nov. 27, 2019: Happy Thanksgiving
Nov. 22, 2019:
Nov. 15, 2019:
Nov. 8, 2019: BUILDing up Transit
Nov. 1, 2019:
Oct. 25, 2019:
Oct. 18, 2019:
Oct. 11, 2019:
Oct. 4, 2019: Back to work
Sept. 27, 2019: How we’re rebuilding MPD
Sept. 20, 2019: Our Memphis Fire Department
Sept. 13, 2019: Community Catalyst Fund at work
Sept. 6, 2019: A neighborhoods-first administration
Aug. 30, 2019: Continuing our actions to reduce violent crime
Aug. 23, 2019:
Aug. 16, 2019:
Aug. 9: 2019: Our work to rebuild MPD
Aug. 2, 2019: 
Jul. 26, 2019: On Tom Lee Park and Memphis in May
Jul. 19, 2019: Updating our fight against violent crime
Jul. 12, 2019: All about paving
Jul. 5, 2019:
Jun. 28, 2019: Addressing interstate shootings, exploring City data
Jun. 21, 2019: On jobs, wages, and economic momentum
Jun. 14, 2019
Jun. 7, 2019: Changing Memphis through four years of City budgets
Jun. 4, 2019 (This year’s Budget)
May 31, 2019
May 24, 2019:Power outages, Tom Lee Park, and a new community center
May 17, 2019
May 10, 2019: New info on paving, grass cutting, and garbage collection
Apr. 26, 2019: National recognition for Memphis government
Apr. 18, 2019
Apr. 12, 2019: On crime, our upcoming budget, and improving trash service
Apr. 5, 2019: Separating fact from fiction in City budgeting
Mar. 29, 2019: New data on improving City services
Mar. 22, 2019: Public safety pay increases, paving starts, jobs news
Mar. 15, 2019 
Mar. 8, 2019: Our vision to accelerate Memphis’ momentum
Mar. 1, 2019: On PILOTs, Pre-K, and Tom Lee Park
Feb. 22, 2019: How we’re confronting our challenges
Feb. 15, 2019: What the FedEx Logistics move says about Memphis
Feb. 8, 2019
Feb. 1, 2019: On Electrolux
Jan. 28, 2019: (Full text of State of the City)
Jan. 25, 2019: Mentoring, Potholes, and Tax Prep
Jan. 18, 2019:  All about potholes
Jan. 11, 2019: How we’ve improved public safety staffing
Jan. 4, 2019: The power of Memphis’ faith community
Dec. 21, 2018: A look back at 2018
Dec. 14, 2018: More about Indigo’s exciting HQ announcement
Dec. 7, 2018: Welcoming new Fire and Police employees
Nov. 30, 2018: What’s new in our fight against crime
Nov. 21, 2018: Why we seek consensus, not conflict
Nov. 16, 2018: Two major pieces of good news for Memphis
Nov. 9, 2018: How we’re working for more good jobs
Nov. 2, 2018: On Data and Accelerating our Economic Growth
Oct. 26, 2018: Our work to improve transit
Oct. 19, 2018: Jobs and growth in Memphis
Oct. 12, 2018: Continued progress in reducing homelessness
Oct. 5, 2018: The Memphis I know
Sept. 21, 2018: On the officer-involved shooting this week
Sept. 14, 2018: New numbers on poverty, population
Sept. 7, 2018
Aug. 31, 2018
Aug. 24, 2018
Aug. 17, 2018
Aug. 10, 2018
Aug. 3, 2018 (On grass, medians, and who’s responsible)
July 27, 2018 (Update on fighting violent crime)
July 20, 2018 (Plans to improve solid waste service)
July 13, 2018
July 6, 2018
June 29, 2018
June 22, 2018
June 15, 2018
June 8, 2018
June 1, 2018
May 25, 2018
May 18, 2018
May 11, 2018
April 27, 2018
April 20, 2018
April 13, 2018
April 6, 2018
March 29, 2018
March 23, 2018
March 16, 2018
March 9, 2018
March 2, 2018
Feb. 23, 2018
Feb. 16, 2018
Feb. 9, 2018
Feb. 2, 2018
Jan. 26, 2018
Jan. 19, 2018
Jan. 17, 2018 (State of the City remarks)
Jan. 12, 2018
Jan. 5, 2018 (Crime reduction strategy update)
Dec. 29, 2017 (Convention Center renovation announcement)
Dec. 22, 2017
Dec. 20, 2017 (Remarks on removal of Confederate statues)
Dec. 15, 2017
Dec. 8, 2017
Dec. 1, 2017
Nov. 22, 2017 
Nov. 17, 2017
Nov. 7, 2017 (Update on the Fairgrounds proposal)
Nov. 3, 2017
Oct. 27, 2017 (Crime reduction strategy update)
Oct. 20, 2017
Oct. 6, 2017
Sept. 29, 2017
Sept. 22, 2017
Sept. 15, 2017
Sept. 8, 2017
Sept. 1, 2017
Aug. 25, 2017
Aug. 18, 2017
Aug. 11, 2017
Aug. 4, 2017
July 28, 2017
July 21, 2017 (Crime reduction strategy update)
July 14, 2017 (Celebrating the momentum of Memphis)
July 7, 2017 (Sanitation workers’ grants)
June 30, 2017
June 23, 2017
June 16, 2017
June 9, 2017
June 2, 2017
May 30, 2017 (Storm recovery update)
May 26, 2017
May 19, 2017
May 12, 2017
May 5, 2017
April 28, 2017
April 25, 2017 (FY 18 budget presentation)
April 21, 2017 (Crime reduction strategy update)
April 13, 2017
April 7, 2017
March 24, 2017
March 20, 2017
March 17, 2017
March 10, 2017
March 3, 2017
Feb. 24, 2017
Feb. 17, 2017
Feb. 10, 2017 (State of the City)
Feb. 3, 2017 (Sanctuary cities)
Jan. 27, 2017
Jan. 20, 2017
Jan. 13, 2017
Jan. 6, 2017
Dec. 22, 2016
Dec. 16, 2016
Dec. 9, 2016
Dec. 2, 2016
Nov. 18, 2016
Nov. 9, 2016
Nov. 4, 2016 (Introducing Memphis 3.0)
Oct. 28, 2016
Oct. 21, 2016 (Rebuilding MPD staffing)
Oct. 14, 2016
Oct. 7, 2016
Sept. 23, 2016
Sept. 16, 2016
Sept. 9, 2016 (The hard choices of capital budgeting, explained)
Sept. 2, 2016
Aug. 26, 2016
Aug. 19, 2016
Aug. 12, 2016
Aug. 7, 2016 (naming new MPD director)
Aug. 5, 2016
July 29, 2016
July 22, 2016
July 15, 2016
July 8, 2016
July 1, 2016
June 24, 2016
June 17, 2016
June 14, 2016
June 10, 2016
June 3, 2016
May 27, 2016
May 20, 2016
May 13, 2016
May 6, 2016
April 29, 2016
April 28, 2016
April 22, 2016
April 19, 2016 (Budget proposal)
April 15, 2016
April 8, 2016
April 6, 2016
April 1, 2016
March 24, 2016
March 18, 2016
March 11, 2016
March 4, 2016
Feb. 26, 2016
Feb. 19, 2016
Feb. 15, 2016 (Minority business announcement)
Feb. 12, 2016
Feb. 5, 2016
Jan. 29, 2016
Jan. 22, 2016


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