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Storer to give State of the Town address

Chamber's annual community awards also to be presented at March 27 luncheon; nomination window closes this Friday

Danville Mayor Robert Storer will give his State of the Town address on March 27, updating the community on town activities over the past year and looking toward the future.

The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce will also present its annual community awards during the event, scheduled to run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive in Danville.

The award categories are Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Employee of the Year and Charitable Organization of the Year.

The chamber will accept nominations for each award until this Friday (March 7). Anyone is eligible to nominate candidates in any category, and they can do so online.

The luncheon event, sponsored by Allstate Insurance William White Agency, is open to the public and costs $35 per person. Reservations are required.

For more information, contact Danville chamber representatives at 837-4400 or ceo@danvilleareachamber.com.

Comments

Posted by voter, a resident of Danville
on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:37 am

Will Storer be discussing the SOS-Danville lawsuit against the Town for its illegal approval of the 69-home SummerHill development in the Diablo Road area? The public is demanding its right to vote on that environmentally appalling mess under Measure S passed by 75% of Danville voters in 2000.


Posted by Probably Not, a resident of Danville
on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:04 pm

Voter- I sure hope not- that lawsuit has no merit.


Posted by local resident, a resident of Danville
on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:51 pm

It is so sad that the best we can do for a mayor in this town is a builder/developer of high-density homes? Talk about the fox guarding the chicken coop! Anyone out there want to run against this guy in November 2014?


Posted by local resident huh, a resident of Danville
on Mar 6, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Local Resident- Mayor Storer is a developer of much needed housing for senior and disabled individuals in Danville- definitely not high density. He is the real deal, give him a chance, his track record sure deserves our community support.


Posted by three strikes , a resident of Danville
on Mar 7, 2014 at 8:21 am

Storer tried to designate in the 2030 General Plan the entire downtown of Danville as a "Priority Development Area" ("PDA") for high-density housing. The entire town had to rise up against him and the rest of the Council to get that out of the Plan in the final adopted version. Now we find out ABAG has nonetheless designated the downtown as a PDA, and Storer refuses to put it on the agenda for a meeting.

Storer has had too long of time in Danville government. He was appointed (not elected) to Council and before that he was on the Planning Commission. He approved the hideous monstrosity that KB Home is building on Elworthy Ranch ("Quail Ridge"---as if there would still be a quail living there after KB is done). He approved the SummerHill Homes Magee Ranch development despite massive opposition. And he got his own project of high-density homes through the approval process.

We have got to get him off of the Town government. NOW.


Posted by RUkidding, a resident of Danville
on Mar 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Hey @local resident huh........be glad to give him a chance, if he was elected to the Council.......not appointed by our "BOBBLE HEADED" developer loving incumbants !!!


Posted by no insider trading, a resident of Danville
on Mar 7, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Storer was on the Planning Commission when he got his high-density development approved. How's that for fairness?


Posted by keep downtown Danville commercial/office, a resident of Danville
on Mar 10, 2014 at 10:41 am

Does anyone know if Storer is running for Council this November 2014? I heard Karen Stepper is running again. She favors high-density housing and goes along with whatever ABAG wants in Danville. She has developer friends that she is listening to.


Posted by RUkidding, a resident of Danville
on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:49 pm

We gotta help Stepper to stepher self out of her Danville Council Seat. She's a shoe in for a position on the K&B Board of Directors though, they love Bobble Heads !!!


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