The nonprofit group Signal Hill Community First will host the city’s and this year’s first council candidate forum on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at City Hall in the Council Chamber, 2175 Cherry Ave., from 6pm to 8pm.
The election will be Tuesday, March 5. Seven Signal Hill residents are seeking to fill three council vacancies. Listed in the order in which their names will appear on the ballot, the candidates are Ellen Ward, Lori Woods, Ed Wilson, Elizabeth Wise, Robert Mendoza, Nancy Sciortino and Mike Noll.
According to Maria Harris of Signal Hill Community First, all seven candidates have confirmed they will attend the forum. The candidates already have received the questions that will be used at the forum, according to Harris. The moderator for the event will be Long Beach resident Forrest Story, founder and principal of Public Sector Excellence, a public-sector consulting firm.
The forum will be broadcast on the City’s website, Channel 38 (Verizon) and Channel 3 (Charter). The video is expected to be broadcast immediately after the event.
As a public service, the City of Signal Hill is providing the City Hall facility.
For more information on the forum, contact Maria Harris at (562) 494-2636.
Source: SH Community First