Sustainable Tucson’s City Council Candidates forum

“Which City Council candidates will best lead Tucson toward a sustainable and resilient future? This Sustainable Tucson forum will give you a great opportunity to hear what the candidates think about the City’s role in making Tucson sustainable.

Sustainable Tucson will host a City Council Candidates Forum on Wednesday, August 9, titled “Building Our Sustainable Future – Together”.  All candidates from the three City wards with elections have been invited.

Six  candidates are confirmed, so far:
Ward 3

  • Felicia Chew (D)
  • Paul Durham (D)
  • Tom Tronsdal (D)
  • Gary Watson (I)

Ward 6

  • Mike Cease (G)
  • Steve Kozachik (D)

This free forum will be held at Changemaker High School, 1300 S Belevedere, starting at 6pm.  It is open to the public.

The August 9 Candidates Forum will ask the candidates to discuss their views on the City’s role in four areas:

  • Assuring renewable water that serves Tucson’s priorities
  • Climate-ready and affordable transportation
  • Relocalization and economic redevelopment, and
  • Public awareness and involvement: Making sustainability our way of life

Candidates will be asked to discuss how they see the challenges that the city faces in these areas, and what role the City government has in helping to prepare Tucson for the challenges ahead.

Co-sponsors to date are:

  • Local First Arizona
  • Pima County Food Alliance
  • Progressive Democrats of Arizona
  • Changemaker High School

Forum:
6:00 to 8:30, August 9, 2017
Changemaker High School
1300 S Belevedere Ave

Topics will cover water, transportation, jobs, financing, and redevelopment.

Doors open at 5:30. Forum starts at 6:00 p.m.”

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