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File #: RES. 2021-R025    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2021 Final action: 5/10/2021
Title: To establish a process for completing the final disposition in accordance with Ord. No. 2020-154, adopted Aug. 3, 2020, of certain Confederate monuments removed from City-owned property.
Patrons: President Newbille
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2021-R025
Title
To establish a process for completing the final disposition in accordance with Ord. No. 2020-154, adopted Aug. 3, 2020, of certain Confederate monuments removed from City-owned property.
Body
WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Richmond, by Ordinance No. 2020-154, adopted August 3, 2020, provided for the permanent removal from City-owned property in accordance with section 15.2-1812 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, of certain monuments related to historical figures of the Confederate States of America identified in the document entitled "Monuments to Be Removed," a copy of which is attached to Ordinance No. 2020-154, adopted August 3, 2020 (hereinafter, the "Monuments"); and
WHEREAS, the Office of the Council Chief of Staff, on behalf of the Council, has received offers to acquire Monuments pursuant to Ordinance No. 2020-154, adopted August 3, 2020; and
WHEREAS, employees of the City Administration and the Office of the Council Chief of Staff have worked collaboratively to review those offers for Monuments and gather additional information from those offerors; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the best interests of the City of Richmond that employees of the City Administration and the Office of the Council Chief of Staff evaluate the offers received for the Monuments, gather comments from interested parties, negotiate with offerors, and recommend to the Council the recipient of each Monument together with any applicable conditions in relation thereto for the Council's action in accordance with section 15.2-1812 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, via resolution pursuant to Ordinance No. 2020-154, adopted August 3, 2020;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That the Council Chief of Staff is directed and the Chief Administrative Officer is requested to work collaboratively together to perform the following functions in connection with the final disposition...

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