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Public invited to Raleigh, Wake candidate forums

Posted September 4, 2013

Voting in N.C., voting generic

The candidates for Raleigh mayor, city council and four seats on the Wake County Board of Education will take questions and meet the public at a non-partisan series of forums later this month.

At each forum, county staff will share information about the countywide school bond proposal.

All forums are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Raleigh City Council and mayor

Monday, Sept. 16
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church
1801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh

At the Raleigh forum, information about the citywide transportation bond will also be available.

School board District 9 (West)

Monday, Sept. 9
Covenant Christian Church
2911 Southwest Cary Parkway, Cary

School board District 2 (Southeast)

Thursday, Sept. 12
Garner Performing Arts Center
742 West Garner Road, Garner

School board District 7 (W. Raleigh/Morrisville)

Thursday, Sept. 19
St. Francis of Assisi
11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh

School board District 1 (Northeast)

Thursday, Sept. 26
Wake Chapel Church
3805 Tarheel Club Road, Raleigh

The forums are sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wake County, WakeUP Wake County, Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Youth Organizing Institute, El Pueblo and Congregations for Social Justice

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  • rushbot Sep 5, 2013

    we need to charge impact fees of $20k per house and $10k per new apartment built in wake county..time to make the newcomers pay for the sorely needed new infrastructure costs...bonus for current wake home owners..it makes your home more valuable!!!