Now up: A hotel lobbyist, which (surprise!) supports the ordinance that would tax AirBnB rentals.
Is this required by law?
But these white folks claim they've been discriminated against.
What would fair treatment look like to them? If they got 100% of contracts?
I haven't polled the incoming commissioners, but I sense they're not going to budge on boosting county MWBE spending.
Glad you asked. Here's a directory.
Let's name some names.
Phillip Austein of Austein Mechanical Contractors
John Jerkins of CS3, Inc.
Damon McGroom of Damon-Marcus Co.
Greg Pegram of Findley & Pegram Company
Mike W. Golding of Golding Mechanical Services
Glyn Graves and Elizabeth Graves of Mechanical Specialty
John B. Rendall of Metro Mechanical Contractors
C. Hulon White of Mid-South Plumbing & Heating
Steve Nance of Nance Mechanical Services
Mike Gross of Sibley Solutions
John Sauceir of Temperature Inc.
Nathan Dixon of Trane Company-Mid South District
Nickey Shaw, Jr. of Tri-State Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
Brad Bartlett of Walker-J-Walker, Inc.
Don White of White Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
These are the members of the org suing Shelby County to stop its program to spend more $ w/minority and white women businesses.
The Chamber thinks those requirements keep the county from being competitive.