"I think, just to make it easier, Mr. Stansbury should be made a contact," said Wagner.
The amount mentioned in the intent-to-apply is $360,000.
Coomer was out of town and not present at Monday's meeting. Wagner said Coomer was expected to return on Friday, and wanted his signature and name on the intent-to-apply.
Given the tight turn-around with the Friday deadline, concerns were raised among the commission as to whether or not this was safe.
"I would hate to think, what with the weather and all, that they mayor couldn't make it back in time and we wouldn't get it in on time," said Commissioner Janet Hamner.
Mayor Pro-tem Jamey Gay said it was best to go forward with his own name and signature.
"I think we need to sign it and get it going. Using the signature of the Mayor Pro-tem in this case only seems logical," said Gay.
The commission unanimously approved adding Stansbury as a streetscape contact, in addition to sending off the intent to apply with Gay's name utilized.
Additionally at the meeting, the commission voted on resolutions to establish both the streetscape and transportation advisory committees.
The resolutions were drafted with suggestions generated from the commission at its Jan. 5 meeting, and will provide guidance to the commission on implementing the streetscape project and all areas of transportation in the city.
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Heart of Danville Executive Director Julie Wagner said although the city received information in December regarding the deadline for a streetscape grant application, she had just been made aware last week. Wagner requested City Manager Paul Stansbury be added to the project as a contact. Previously, Mayor Hugh Coomer was the only contact listed.