Feb. 14--Updated 6:06 p.m.
GREENSBORO -- Several City Council members suggested Greensboro should seek the return of $750,000 from the International Civil Rights Center and Museum after it was revealed today that the museum never signed the loan agreement with the city to get the payment.
The city gave the museum the first half of $1.5 million worth of forgivable loans in October.
Councilman Tony Wilkins discovered the loan agreement had never been signed today, after he requested a copy of the document from the city manager.
Council members were furious over the revelation, which came at their council briefing session this afternoon.
Members discussed whether they should try to get the $750,000 back from the museum.
"I do really feel let down by staff and the museum," Mayor Nancy Vaughan said.
City Manager Jim Westmoreland said city received a signed copy of the loan agreement from the museum Friday afternoon.
The council is due to meet with museum officials Tuesday afternoon.
Contact Amanda Lehmert at (336) 373-7075(336) 373-7075, and follow @alehmert on Twitter.
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