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Report: Confederate statues move followed open meetings law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee comptroller’s document says Memphis officers followed state open meetings law once they offered two parks to a nonprofit, which got rid of 3 Confederate statues.

The document Wednesday additionally says Memphis followed municipal law by way of promoting the parks in December to Memphis Greenspace Inc. for $1,000 apiece.

Auditors stated Memphis didn’t make the nonprofit publish a monetary steadiness utility. The metropolis stated it met with the gang to talk about price range and cited 3 different belongings gross sales with out packages.

Auditors prompt a city-nonprofit settlement about storing and protective the statues of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and conflict correspondent and Capt. J. Harvey Mathes.

Citing pending felony demanding situations, auditors didn’t say whether or not the move violated state law making it difficult to take away Confederate monuments on public belongings.

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