Two lawsuits over the statue’s removal are pending, according to a City spokeswoman.
U.S. District Judge David Ezra on Friday ordered the City of San Antonio and the United Daughters of the Confederacy to agree on an expert to preserve the time capsule’s contents.
A chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is suing the City of San Antonio in federal court for the removal of its monument.
Councilman Clayton Perry (D10) cast the sole vote against the relocation of a 40-foot tall monument topped by a statue of a Confederate soldier.
More than 130 people gathered at City Hall on Wednesday night to speak in favor or against the proposed removal of a Confederate monument in Travis Park.
Public hearings in front of Council members will be held on Wednesday at 6 p.m. and before the removal item is considered on Thursday just after 9 a.m.
The events in Charlottesville have sparked outrage all over the country and have drawn attention to the debate surrounding Confederate monuments.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced Monday that City Council will vote Thursday on a proposal to remove the Confederate monument in Travis Park.
“Immediate removal of Confederate monuments is the only morally acceptable course of action in our current national moment.”
In a surprise move, workers at UT Austin removed multiple Confederate statues from a prominent grass mall on campus late Sunday night.