Places and dates are announced for final two election forums
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Locations and times for all three of the Tahoe Daily Tribune and the Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce’s city council forums have been finalized.
The first forum will be held on Oct. 6 and will feature a meet and greet format where candidates and voters can candidly interact. At the beginning of the meeting candidates will be given some time to talk about their top issues. This forum will be hosted in conjunction with a chamber Business After Hours Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tahoe Daily Tribune’s offices at 3079 Harrison Ave.
A community organization panel will ask the questions at the second panel to be held at 6 p.m., Oct. 13 at the The Boys & Girls Club Of Lake Tahoe at 1100 Lyons Ave. Members of the community panel will represent various interests including tourism, real estate, recreation, health care, the environment, small businesses, children and the Latino community. Each panel member will be able to ask the candidates one question that addresses the biggest issue their interest is facing. Each candidate will receive equal time to respond to the question. Candidates will also be allowed to make an opening and closing statement.
Before the Oct. 13 forum the Boys and Girls Club will host a spaghetti dinner beginning at 5 p.m. The meal will include spaghetti and salad and will cost $5 per person. The Boys and Girls Club will also provide coffee and tea after the forum.
The public will ask the questions at the final forum at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Inn By the Lake at 3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Anyone will be able to submit a question that will be asked of all the candidates and each candidate will have an equal time to respond. Questions will be reviewed before they are asked for appropriateness and to eliminate repetition. Candidates will also be allowed to make an opening and closing statement. The Inn By the Lake will serve coffee beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the forum for attendees.
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