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1. Why did the City enter into an agreement with FBISD?
2. Where is the Old Imperial Prison Farm Cemetery located?
3. Who is buried there now? How many graves, and are they all leased prison labor too?
4. Where will these individuals be placed in the cemetery?
5. What kind of graves will be provided? Will there be coffins or markers?
6. Who will pay for the new graves?
7. Will DNA testing be performed on the individuals? If not, why?
8. When do you anticipate the reinternment to occur?
9. Will there be a formal reinterment ceremony?
10. What type of monuments, museums, etc. are being planned to memorialize this history?
11. Will the City apologize for what happened in its history?
12. How were the graves discovered and by whom?
13. How many graves were discovered?
14. Can you describe the individuals found? Were they males? What ages? When do the graves date from?
15. Has construction at the site been stopped?
16. What governmental entities are involved?
17. What educational projects do the school district and City plan to implement to pay honor to the finding?
18. What was the convict leasing and labor program?
19. When did the city acquire the cemetery?
20. Why did the city acquire the cemetery?
21. How has the city protected the cemetery?
22. Has the city worked with local groups to honor the cemetery’s history?
23. Has an archeological survey been performed?
24. Have other surveys been performed?
25. Will future surveys be performed?
26. What is the status of parkland development on city-owned property surrounding the cemetery?
27. How has Sugar Land worked to preserve prison-related history?
28. Does the city have a museum?
29. What is the City’s role in honoring the individuals found in the graves?
30. What is FBISD’s responsibility in honoring the individuals found in the graves?
31. What is the Convict Leasing and Labor Project (CLLP)? What role will they play in honoring the individuals?
32. What role will the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation play?
33. What role will the Fort Bend Historical Commission play?
34. What role does the Texas Historical Commission play?
35. What role will Texas Department of Criminal Justice play?
36. What is the Texas Slave Descendant’s Society?
37. What are the concerns of the National Black United Front?
38. What role did the Texas Department of Corrections, now Texas Department of Criminal Justice, play in the prison farm? What is their role today?
39. What was the recommendation of the Task Force?
40. What did City Council approve?
41. Does the interlocal agreement specify a specific location for re-interment?
42. Who is responsible for choosing a site for re-interment?
43. What is the status of the Task Force?
44. How will membership of the Fort Bend ISD advisory group be determined?