Memphis budget to pull 5 fire apparatus out of service
Four ladders and one rescue truck are among the proposed budget cuts
By Amos Maki
The Commercial Appeal
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council will consider a funding request from Memphis City Schools, a reduction of Fire Department vehicles and library closings when its budget discussions resume today .
Mayor AC Wharton has requested a 47-cent increase in the property tax assessment to cover the cost of court-ordered funding for city schools.