The public needs to know what kind of job the acting city manager is doing towards the residents, churches and businesses of Danville.
On June 15, a company from Tennessee erected a tent in Danville Manor Shopping Center, even though planning and zoning had advised them against it. This company was in direct violation of the city ordinance and totally ignored the direct order from planning and zoning.
Other tents in the area had obtained the correct permits. On June 16 at 12:30 p.m., acting city manager John Bowling called and advised me that this tent was ordered to be taken down.
But on June 22, this tent was stocked full of fireworks merchandise.
At the Danville City Commission meeting on July 11, I asked Bowling about this situation. He said a “sad lady from Tennessee" came into city hall and he felt sorry for her, so he made it a point to help get her tent open.