Bringing Down Robert E. Lee Cost Dallas Taxpayers Hundreds of Thousands

The fall of Gen. Robert E. Lee's statue from an Oak Lawn park will cost taxpayers more than $450,000.

The final bill comes next week when council members will vote on an agenda item to approve the spending of no more than $375,000 on the September removal and storage. City officials have already approved more than $85,000 in statue-related expenses through administrative actions. Those types of expenditures do not require council approval.

Read more on this story from our partners at The Dallas Morning News.

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