With the shared mission of providing reliable and timely information, as well as representing the well-being of our community and local economy, the Allegan District Library, in partnership with the Allegan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Allegan County News, will host a formal question-and-answer forum in advance of the November 5th election of City Council members.
This is your opportunity to meet the candidates, learn about their positions on relevant issues, and to measure their demeanor and competence when addressing those issues in public. The forum will include introductions and opening position statements followed by the delivery of prepared and audience questions. Each candidate will be permitted to answer or decline each of the questions. The event will follow a forum protocol and is not a debate. The forum will be streamed to Facebook Live. Like the City Council roles, the forum will be strictly independent of sectarian affiliation, will be non-partisan, and non-denominational in its approach to the question and answers.
To submit a question for consideration in advance of the forum, email it to Library Director Ryan Deery at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that time constraints and other factors will determine which and how many audience questions are utilized.