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CL-2363 New Business   Item #: H.       
Meeting Date: 09/01/2020  
Subject:    Local Legends Banner Display Program
From: Richard Drazenovich

Business Meeting:     09/01/2020
Staff is proposing a City Code amendment to permit certain banners to be displayed by interested parties on approved streetlight poles at approved locations.  

The intent of the Sponsor a “Local Legends Banner Display Program” is to provide an opportunity for businesses, individuals, organizations, community groups, churches, or other interested parties to recognize and honor Danville natives who deserve recognition because of their national or international, positive and notable achievements by sponsoring a permanently mounted banner on designated streetlight poles in designated medians. 
Guidelines are as follows: 
  • Applications will be submitted to the City Clerk.
  • A Banner Committee will be appointed which will recommend approval of individuals to be recognized.
  • City Council will approve the honorees. 
  • Approved poles to be restricted to Riverside Drive and South Boston Road, with the additional locations to be expanded by the committee if needed.
  • Comply with the Utility Department's restrictions.
  • City Departments will design, order, install, and maintain all the banners and brackets.  The sponsors will be consulted during the banner design. 
  • All costs will be borne by the applicant. 
  • Banner may remain for five (5) years after which it will require a new application and upgrade if needed. 
  • A five (5) year Right-of-Way Agreement will be required per City Code Section 35.17.1 Local Legends Banner Display Program.  
It is recommended that City Council adopt the Local Legends Banner Display Program.



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