How to be an Advocate

Tips on Advocacy

  • Locate who represents you and your organization
  • Check out the calendars to find out when and where are upcoming meetings
  • Find out what the language and status of of ordinances and bills, as well as existing statutes and laws
  • Check out an elected official's voting history and/or committee membership
  • Listen to live audio/video of government meetings or other activities or attend in Person
  • Read about and listen to issues that are important to you and your organization in local media outlets
  • Contact your local media directly or write letters-to-the-editor or guest columns about the issues that matter most to you and your organization
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Local Government Meetings

Murray City Council
Council meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall located at 104 North 5th Street. The council meetings are televised the following day at 10:00 AM. For more information or agendas call the city clerk's office at 762-0300 ext. 1116.

Calloway County Fiscal Court
Fiscal Court meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Judicial Building District Court Room at 312 North 4th Street.

Hazel City Council
The Hazel City Council meets the first Monday each month at 7:00 p.m.