News Flash Home
The original item was published from 8/14/2015 3:39:00 PM to 9/15/2015 12:10:01 AM.

News Flash

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

Posted on: August 14, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Danville United officers remain unchanged

Danville United logo

The Rev. Ron Johnson agreed Thursday night to continue to serve as chairman of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition. The Rev. John Carroll also agreed to continue as vice chairman.

Johnson is pastor at Holbrook Presbyterian Church in Danville. Carroll is pastor at First Baptist Church in Danville. Both will serve until Dec. 31.

Danville United’s status beyond Dec. 31 is yet to be determined. City Council adopted an ordinance in October 2013 that created the coalition. Council could vote to renew or reform the ordinance or allow it to expire. If it expires, the coalition could re-establish itself as a community organization.

The next meeting of Danville United is scheduled for Oct. 22. The time and location will be announced at a later date. At that meeting, the members will discuss the future of the organization.

An election of chairman and vice chairman was scheduled Thursday night, but it could be held due to lack of a quorum. The chairman presides over meetings, with the vice chairman presiding in the absence of the chairman.

Johnson and Carroll have served in their respective positions since Jan. 30, 2014. They were the first elected chairman and vice chairman to lead the coalition. They succeeded Danville Mayor Sherman Saunders and Vice Mayor Gary Miller, who were appointed by Danville City Council to serve as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during the initial organization of the coalition.

Membership is open to all individuals and organizations. For more information on Danville United, visit www.danvilleunited.org.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

Lane closures slated for Audubon Drive

Posted on: January 24, 2023

Report: Violent crime continues to drop

Posted on: January 20, 2023
BRAVE Logo with Partners

Project B.R.A.V.E. sees early successes

Posted on: January 18, 2023
Danville Police Youth Academy

Youth Police Academy slots fill quickly

Posted on: January 13, 2023
Cabin Fever logo

Cabin Fever Music Series opens Saturday

Posted on: January 4, 2023
Mayor Jones presides following today's vote

Jones to continue as the city’s mayor

Posted on: January 3, 2023

City will study pay organization-wide

Posted on: December 21, 2022

Holiday Light Show wraps up this week

Posted on: December 19, 2022

City presents Children & Youth Master Plan

Posted on: December 16, 2022
Audubon Drive map

Lane closures slated for Audubon Drive

Posted on: December 16, 2022