Election 2010: First forum is Tuesday in Truckee
TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Three candidate forums this fall will highlight local races and give residents an opportunity to ask questions.The first is Tuesday, Sept. 14, featuring the Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District’s seven candidates vying for three seats, as well as the two candidates vying for one of the Tahoe Forest Hospital seats.Up next on Tuesday, Sept. 21, is a forum featuring Truckee Town Council’s four candidates for three seats and the Truckee Donner Public Utility District’s five candidates for two seats.The third forum, set for Tuesday, Sept. 28, covers the Truckee Fire Protection District with five candidates vying for three seats and the Truckee Tahoe Airport District, with six candidates running for two seats.All forums will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, and broadcast live on TTCTV Channel 24 and online at http://www.ttctv.org.Candidates will not only answer live audience questions, but also answer questions e-mailed to the Sierra Sun or Moonshine Ink in advance via Ryan Slabaugh, executive editor of the Sierra Sun, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mayumi Elegado, publisher of Moonshine Ink, at email@example.com. Questions via e-mail should have andamp;#8220;candidate forum questionandamp;#8221; in the subject line. The deadline for questions is the day before each forum.Each forum will re-run on TTCTV Channel 24 as well.The forums are being put on by the Truckee Tahoe League of Women Voters, supported by a grant from the Pat Sutton Memorial Fund, the Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe, Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce, Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors and the Sierra Green Building Association, working with TTCTV Channel 24, the Sierra Sun and Moonshine Ink.For information, contact Patty Lomanto of Truckee Tahoe League of Women Voters at 530-582-0726, Pat Davison at contractors association at 530-550-9999, John Eaton at mountain area preservation foundation at 530-587-1492, Lynn Saunders at the chamber at 530-587-2757 or John Falk of the board of Realtors at 530-546-4598.
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