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City Council voted tonight to grant a special use permit for the Danville Housing and Redevelopment Authority to construct and operate a community building at 524 Chatham Ave.
The facility would include a commercial kitchen, computer lab, and exercise room.
The Planning Commission earlier this month voted to recommend that City Council approve the special use permit subject to conditions. One condition is that scheduled events be limited to between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
In addition to this vote, City Council held a first reading on two grant items:
A first reading is an introductory step required by City Code before certain matters can be voted upon by City Council. This procedural step serves to provide public notice of pending action. The Council could not vote on the matter tonight. The earliest vote that can take place will be the March 19 City Council meeting.
Also in the business session, Mayor Alonzo Jones presented a proclamation declaring the week of March 10-16 as Girl Scout Week. Representatives from Girl Scout Troop #970 received the proclamation.
Council's meeting included a business session followed by a work session. In work sessions, Council reviews non-routine matters that may be voted upon in future business meetings.
During the work session, the City Council discussed the following matters:
In addition, City Council held a closed meeting as allowed by state law to discuss a prospective business or industry related to economic development and to discuss the acquisition of real property or disposition of publicly held real property.