The League of Women Voters of Morgantown-Mon. County is hosting a city council candidate forum at the Suncrest United Methodist Church at 479 Van Voorhis Rd. on Wednesday, April 17, from 7 pm to 9 pm.
All city council positions are up for election. Candidates in First and Third Wards are unopposed. Candidates running for council seats are: First Ward, Ron Bane; Second Ward, Bill Kawecki and Jim Manilla; Third Ward, Wes Nugent; Forth Ward, Bill Graham and Jenny Selin; Fifth Ward, Mark Furfari and Marti Shamberger; Sixth Ward, Mike Fike and Jay Redmond; Seventh Ward, Nancy Ganz and Linda Herbst.
City residents can vote for seven candidates, one from each ward. They are elected to serve two year terms beginning on July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015. The election will be held on, Tuesday, April 30.
Voters are encouraged to meet and ask questions of the candidates before they vote. Poling place locations can be found at the Morgantown city website, http://www.morgantownwv.gov/government/city-council/election-information/.
Following the forum refreshments will be served.