Manatee County (FL) commission to discuss reinstalling Confederate monument

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(AMI Sun) BRADENTON – On Tuesday, Jan. 31, the Manatee County Commission will discuss reinstalling a Confederate memorial monument that was removed from its downtown Bradenton location in 2017.

The monument stood in front of the Manatee County Historic Courthouse near the Manatee County Judicial Center. The two buildings share a public courtyard.

According to the meeting agenda, county commission authorization will be sought for County Administrator Scott Hopes or his designee to reinstall the monument at its previous location on the courthouse property.

In August 2017, a large protest…

County commission to discuss reinstalling Confederate monument – AMI Sun