Courthouse Square Memorial Committee
The purpose of the Warren County Courthouse Square Memorial Committee is to seek broad input from Warren County residents and make a recommendation to the Warren County Board of Commissioners on potential options due to the recent removal of the Courthouse Square Confederate monument. The Committee should explore a variety of concepts and options, including public art. The recommendation should include, but not be limited to: 1) Discussion of interest in replacement ideas or other options, 2) Make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on replacement options, 3) Coordinate solicitation of replacement options, if needed.
The goal of the Committee is to ensure Warren County receives input from a diverse group of residents who can help facilitate conversations around the removal of the monument and consider options for a replacement that represents all of Warren County and its rich diversity.
Review of the Courthouse Square location
- Consider options for the monument base that remains – Repurpose or Replace
- Coordinate call for replacement ideas
- Identify replacement options
- Make a recommendation to the Warren County Board of Commissioners on replacement ;
The Committee shall be comprised of no more than eleven members with an interest in diversity and inclusion as an approach to replacing the Courthouse Square monument in an effort to unite Warren County with a public art project that represents Warren County.
The Committee shall have 6 At-Large members and one member from each Warren County Commissioner District.
Richard Hunter, at-large
Tilda Hendricks, at-large
Victoria Lehman, at-large
Jereann King Johnson, at-large
Ronnie Terry - Veteran/American Legion Post 547
Al Cooper – Haliwa Saponi Tribe
Mary Goode Knight – District I
Mike Hairston – District II
Dianna Talley – District III
William Kearney – District IV
Horace Cheek – District V