FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 10, 2020
Certified as a "Disparate Jurisdiction," the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $783,368 as allocated under the FY2020 Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.
As so prescribed by the JAG guidelines, and by mutual consent, Shelby County is designated as the applicant/fiscal agency for the program. Together the entities have collaborated on a program that provides for the prevention and control of crime for our citizens.
Prior to application submissions, the applicant is required to make the application available to the public and provide an opportunity for citizens and neighborhood or community organizations to comment.
The consolidated application of Memphis and Shelby County is available for comment from any interested party by contacting the Division of Community Services at (901) 222-2040 from noon, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 to noon, Monday, August 17, 2020.