Forum for city mayoral candidates slated for October 28

Joel Long

Those interested in hearing from the two candidates seeking to become the next mayor of Lock Haven are invited to attend the Political Forum being held by The Express on October 28.

Democrat Joel Long won his party’s nomination in the spring primary election.

The event will take place at The Elks Lodge, 2nd floor ballroom, at 216 E. Main St., Lock Haven. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the forum begins at 6 p.m.

According to The Express, the event format will allow each candidate to provide opening remarks, and then they will each be asked the same question on rotation. Candidates will have up to two minutes to answer the questions.

Express staff and a moderator ask the questions.

Topics will focus on leadership and vision, quality of life, city government operations and responsibilities, budgeting and taxes, economic and community development, and related issues per the city.

Interested in submitting a question?

Before the forum begins on October 28, the audience may submit questions on index cards for consideration. Staff from The Express will collect the index cards.

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