Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore to host Kirkland City Council, Lake Washington School Board forum

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore to host Kirkland City Council, Lake Washington School Board forum

Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore will host a forum for candidates bidding for the Kirkland City Council and the Lake Washington School Board from 2-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Kirkland Library.

“The Candidate Forum will provide Kirkland voters and interested community members with an opportunity to interact with candidates and hear candidates discuss the important issues,” according to the event description.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

There are five Kirkland City Council positions up for election this year.

So far Deputy Mayor Jay Arnold for Kirkland City Council Position 1 has indicated he will attend. Arnold, who has been on the council since 2014, is running against Martin Morgan.

Mayor Amy Walen, in Kirkland City Council Position 5, has indicated she will attend. Walen, who was first elected to the council in 2009, is running against Jory Hamilton.

Uzma Butte and current council member Jon Pascal, both running for Position 7, have indicated they will attend.

Council member Penny Sweet, in Position 3, and Tom Neir, in Position 2, are both running unopposed. Neither have indicated they will attend the forum.

Both candidates for Lake Washington School Board Director District 3, Cassandra Sage and Anita Damjanovic, have indicated they will attend.

Candidates will answer questions gathered from the community. To submit a question, visit www.indivisiblekirklandkenmore.com.

“Indivisible Kirkland Kenmore’s Candidate Forum will follow the nonpartisan, unbiased and impartial format established by the League of Women Voters Washington,” according to the event description. “A moderator will facilitate the forum.”

The Kirkland Library is located at 308 Kirkland Ave.


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