Danville to hold special presentation on future town hall, police HQ site

Town staff hope to move into 500 La Gonda Way by mid-2021

While escrow is not expected to close on the property in question -- which is located at 500 La Gonda Way -- until the later part of this year, the current building owners have accepted the town's purchase offer of $12.75 million. (Image courtesy the town of Danville)

Danville town officials are planning to hold a special presentation reviewing their plans to move the town offices and police department during a special study session Tuesday morning.

While escrow is not expected to close on the property at 500 La Gonda Way until the later part of this year, the current building owners have accepted the town's purchase offer of $12.75 million.

The 50,093-square-foot building, located next door to the current town offices, lies on 2.69 acres of land with approximately 165 parking spaces at the corner of La Gonda Way and El Cerro Boulevard and will serve as the headquarters for the town’s government and police force.

Situated next to the Interstate 680 southbound exit ramp, town staff say the building includes 38,161 square feet of office space and 11,932 square feet of unfinished space.

A timeline for construction has not yet been solidified, but Danville’s public information officer Geoff Gillette said the town plans to move in and use the new facility sometime around mid-2021.

The Danville Town Council will meet to discuss the town’s new property during a special study session Tuesday 9 a.m. at the Danville Town Offices, 510 La Gonda Way.

In other business

The council will meet again Tuesday evening, for a special meeting that will cover a variety of issues such as a report on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s initial draft transportation expenditure plan, the town’s quarterly investment report and a series of semiannual reports on the status of various town advisory commissions.

Town Council reports that will be heard Tuesday night include: the Senior Advisory Commission report by Mayor Robert Storer, Chamber of Commerce liaison report by Mayor Storer and Vice Mayor Karen Stepper, Tri-Valley Transportation Council report by Stepper, Southwest Area Transportation Committee report by Councilwoman Renee Morgan and a MCE Clean Energy report by Councilwoman Lisa Blackwell.

The council’s special meeting will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., at the Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front Street, Danville.

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3 people like this
Posted by Old Town
a resident of Danville
on Aug 13, 2019 at 1:36 pm

It's a shame the building never ended up "for the kids" as a theater, most people have probably forgotten the history of this place: Web Link
hopefully there are enough parking spaces to obtain approval on a building permit, oh wait...nevermind. Anyway, what will the city do with the old police station?

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