DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – A proposed 20-story Ferris wheel for downtown Dallas could be grounded.

The 174-foot wheel has been proposed for Founders Plaza, near the JFK memorial and the Old Red Courthouse on the west side of downtown.

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But the proposed site currently has a memorial for fallen sheriff’s deputies.

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A leader with the Honor 19 Memorial said the tourist attraction would be disrespectful.

County leaders claim the wheel is an educational attraction.

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Dallas County Commissioners vote on the proposal next week.