Westerville News & Public Opinion

Chamber to host candidate forums

The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce will host separate candidate forums for candidates seeking election Nov. 5 to Westerville City Council and the Westerville Board of Education.

The City Council forum will be from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Sept. 30 at the OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus, 300 Polaris Parkway.

The Board of Education forum will be from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St.

The moderator for the council forum will be OhioHealth Senior Director Jean Halpin, and the moderator of the school board forum will be local news anchor and Westerville resident Cabot Rea.

During the forums, questions for the candidates will be accepted from members of the audience.

Eight candidates are in the field race for three seats on the school board, while five are in the race seeking election to four council seats.