Archive for October, 2010
I find that I learn a lot by going to the various pension board meetings. Recently I went to the City of Memphis Pension Board meeting on October 28, 2010. Mayor Wharton chairs the meeting and I must say that he runs a fair, efficient and open meeting. I have attached the agenda of the meeting (more…)
Recently I published a first article on compiling the real cost factors in the things that make up your tax and utility bills. The politicians like to keep you talking about the benefits of consolidation but they are afraid to talk about the real cost factors that make up your tax bill which are the salary (more…)
I have been working for some time on compiling the real cost factors in the things that make up your tax and utility bills. The politicians like to keep you talking about garbage and sewer fees, auto inspections, license fees and other distractions. These are important but the real cost factors that make (more…)
The Shelby County pension board meeting that was held yesterday was fascinating. I wrote about it and the application of Joe Ford to get his pension increased. There was so much going on in that meeting that many other important points were not mentioned in my first report. I try to keep (more…)
I went to the Shelby County pension board meeting today and it was very interesting. Mayor Luttrell was the chairman and there was a large crowd including Joe Ford, the interim mayor that Luttrell just defeated recently. It turns out that Mr. Ford was there to try to get the pension board to approve (more…)
Sorry, I try to read the various local papers every day and keep up with what is going on locally. I read an article in the June 30, 2010 Commercial Appeal that stated that the City’s contribution to Bass Pro was $30 million.