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Changes to 2030 General Plan bring tears of joy

Original post made on Feb 17, 2011

Several Danville residents gathered at the Town Meeting Hall on Tuesday to voice their concerns regarding specific areas that are zoned for low-income, high density planning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 1:38 PM

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Posted by Sandee Wiedemann
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 17, 2011 at 7:55 am

I join Christine KAPLAN in being greatly concerned about the loss of "priceless downtown parking" in front of those small businesses.


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Posted by Sandy
a resident of Danville
on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:31 am

I want to once again call Danville Express to task for not giving its readers notice in its Tuesday issue of the Town Council meeting on this very important topic. It told us about a fruit tree project and buying tickets to a film gala but couldn't find the space to let citizens know about a meeting on a topic that has significant impact on our quality of life. When will this publication stop covering bake sales and start giving us important information we need?


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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on Feb 17, 2011 at 11:12 am

Sandy...have you ever heard about the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Well the Danville Express will continue their goody, goody news items, until we all make noise.

The DE...has gone down hill when it comes you writing about important issues.

Thanks, Julia from Alamo


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Posted by Dan
a resident of Danville
on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:00 am


Does the Kaplan family own buildings around this "priceless downtown property"?

Editor: Please don't delete this message as it's a legitimate question.


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Posted by Danville Mom
a resident of Danville
on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:58 am

There was an email that was circulated recently where I happened to receive information about this upcoming meeting.

I agree, this meeting should have been made very public by the "DE". We do rely on this portal since there isn't any other source for information in our town.

It's always nice to see the "feel good" stories and pet adoptions, but as a resident, major building and development issues are a major concern for all of us. We want to keep the integrity of this town intact.
Thank you.


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Posted by Alisha
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:45 am

Subscribe to your city website for notice regarding all commission meetings. You can select the type of information you receive simply by visiting the City Website and submiting your email.
Web Link

The Express does their best to post events/meetings of importance but they often don't hear about it until hours before. The residents have the ability to notify the Express by utilizing the Submit Information link on the left. I say Kudos to the Danville Express for covering the meeting with such late notice.

As the article states, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in this low-income housing plan during the Fall of 2011. Subscribe to your city websit ASAP to get involved.


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