The Heritage Resource Commission (HRC) is a seven-member board appointed by the Town Council and responsible for establishing criteria for identifying historic sites, inventorying and protecting these sites, and developing preservation incentives for property owners. The HRC has the authority to recommend the adoption of standards to the Town Council for the alteration, construction, rehabilitation, restoration, or removal of designated improvements and to enforce these standards through the review of building permit and development applications. The review process provides an opportunity for public comment on proposed changes to historic structures and the design of new buildings in the historic downtown area.
The Commission meets regularly on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front Street, Danville. A majority of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
The Commission shall elect a Chair and a Secretary from among its members. The Chair and the Secretary serve for a term of one year and until the successor of each is appointed and qualified.
The powers and duties of the Commission are to:
When making appointments, the Town Council may select persons specially qualified by reason of training, experience or interest in the historic and cultural traditions of the Town. Membership shall include: (a) one member of the Planning Commission; (b) one member who is knowledgeable in the field of construction or structural rehabilitation, such as an engineer, contractor or urban planner; (c) one licensed architect; (d) one property owner; and (e) one person who has demonstrated interest, competence or knowledge in the culture/arts of the community; and (f) at least two people who have demonstrated interest, competence or knowledge in the field of history, archaeology or geography.
All members of the Heritage Resource Commission must be residents of the Town of Danville.
The term of office of each member of the Commission is four (4) years unless otherwise determined by the Town Council.
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Patty Dobbin 838-0127 (H) firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug Farry 567-6791 (H) 820-5113 (F) email@example.com
Lee Halverson 837-7493 (H) (415)412-5564 (C) Lhazmateer@aol.com
Doug McQuillan 314-9824 (H) 314-9826 (B) Dmcqarch2@comcast.net
James Powers 743-4001 (H) 837-9039 (F) (510)436-7626 (B) firstname.lastname@example.org
David Stephenson984-2294 (H)email@example.com
Jerry Warren, Alternate 838-1108 (H) Jerryewarren2@danville.ca.govTerms ending December 31, 2013: (vacant - PC rep.)
Terms ending December 31, 2014: Douglas Farry, James Powers, Jerry Warren-alt.
Terms ending December 31, 2015: Patty Dobbin, Doug McQuillanTerms ending December 31, 2016: Lee Halverson, David Stephenson