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Finance Committee opts to rename funding meant to remove Jacksonville’s Confederate monuments

(Florida Times-Union) The money previously reserved specifically to remove Jacksonville’s confederate monument could now be renamed to account for the outcome of long-awaited community conversations surrounding the future of the statue.
City Council Finance Committee convened Tuesday morning to discuss and propose changes to Mayor Lenny Curry’s Capital Improvement Program. Curry, a proponent of taking down the "Monument to the Women of the Confederacy" in Springfield Park, included $500,000 in the CIP to go toward “removing” it. The Finance Committee voted 6-1 to propose changing the line item to “Confederate Monument removal, relocation, remaining or renaming determined by the council,” to reflect the verbiage previously decided in the city’s strategic plan.
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