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Ban the Box

Today I am pleased to announce I have joined an initiative led by Mayor Lee Harris to help clear a pathway to rehabilitation and restoration for those with arrest and conviction records.

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Paul Boyd virtual town hall

Paul Boyd for General Sessions Clerk

“Friends- I am excited to announce my first Virtual Town Hall event with special guest Shelby County Commissioner for District 3 Mick Wright. Commissioner Wright¬†will share his insight on the Shelby County budget discussions, and I will share with you my vision for General Sessions Court Clerk. Hope to see you there and please invite your friends! Thanks again for your support!”

Register at: https://bit.ly/BoydWrightTownHall

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COVID-19 weekly update

Shelby County

Shelby County entered Phase 1 on May 4 and Phase 2 on May 18. The trend in new cases has edged up from about 70 per day to about 90 per day. Last week, the 30-day trend showed a slight decrease in new cases.
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Taxes, spending and debt

The Shelby County Commission meets Wednesday to take another stab at approving a balanced budget.

The economic downturn makes that task more difficult.

We’re rolling into Fiscal Year 2021 with little room for error. The county will collect less than originally expected this year and has lowered its projections for the next.

Some are calling for us to make up the revenue shortfall by increasing property tax rates. Here are a few reasons why that can’t happen.

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Weekly COVID-19 update

Shelby County