Veteran memorial measure divides commissioners

Veteran memorial measure divides commissioners

MARIETTA — Commissioners narrowly approved a measure to provide oversight of contributions toward a $3.5 million Cobb Veterans Memorial after nearly an hour of debate.

Leading the charge against the measure was Commissioner Keli Gambrill, who raised concerns about language contained in the proposed memorandum of understanding between the county and the Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation. Formed in 2014 by then-Commission Chairman Tim Lee, the foundation is composed of local community leaders who have served in the military and county staff. (read more)

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