City Commission is discussing a draft resolution on Munn Park monuments. After today, the resolution will be revised by the city attorney, and commission will vote on it Dec. 4. #lkld pic.twitter.com/Kwb7u8nKA6

— Lkld Now (@LkldNow) November 17, 2017

The resolution keeps the current Confederate monument in place but asks city staff to draft a plan to allow other monuments celebrating ethnic groups that settled here.

Commissioners are expecting a large turnout Dec. 4 from citizens who want to comment about the future of the Confederate monument in the center of the park.

As a result of today’s discussion, the city attorney will revise the proposed resolution above to say that a master plan could include additional monuments in parts of downtown outside of Munn Park.

Read Ledger coverage. Check tweets from today’s meeting after the jump.

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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