Memorial for Waukesha parade victims to be taken down, making way for permanent memorial

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The city of Waukesha says it plans to decommission a temporary memorial for victims of last month's parade tragedy, but a permanent memorial is being planned.

A news release from the city says the memorial at Veterans Park will come down next Wednesday, Dec. 29. 

A ceremony will be held at 8 a.m.

Items from the memorial will be sent to the Waukesha County Historical Society for safekeeping and future use.

Mayor Shawn Reilly says a permanent memorial commission will be introduced to the city's Common Council in the new year.

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