Several election forums planned next week
Election signs are popping up everywhere, and Truckee voters will soon get a chance to determine for themselves where the candidates stand at several area forums next week.The Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors is hosting a night with the candidates Monday, Oct. 16 from 7 until 10 p.m. at the Truckee-Donner Public Utility District office board room. Invited candidates include those for the Town Council, Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Truckee-Donner Public Utility District and Truckee Tahoe Airport board. This event is free and open to the public and all are encouraged to attend and be informed for the November elections.There will also be a Truckee Town Council candidates forum Wednesday, Oct. 18 with incumbents Josh Susman and Ron Florian and candidates Ted Owens and Kenn Rieders, at Northstar-at-Tahoe’s Chaparral Room at 11:30 a.m.This forum is sponsored by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce as part of their 2000 Luncheon Education Series. Topics will includes each candidate’s plan for representing Truckee, their qualifications, and stands on local issues. The cost for lunch and the presentation is $18 per Chamber member, $20 for non-members. Reservations are required; call the Chamber at (530) 587-2757.The Truckee-Tahoe Republican Women, Federated are inviting all of the Republican candidates running in the local Nevada and Placer County elections to their monthly luncheon meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. at O.B.’s Pub & Restaurant in downtown Truckee. All interested are invited to attend to learn more about the candidates.Cost of the luncheon is $10; reservations may be made to Mary Quinn at 582-8806 or Mavis Bowes at 582-0149.
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