The two political newcomers running for the Ward 4 Councilor seat, Chris Markiewicz and Allison Sharma, will participate in a community forum on Oct. 24 at Lasell College. The two candidates are vying for the seat being vacated by Jay Harney. While Markiewicz is officially on the ballot, Sharma is running a write-in campaign. The candidates will discuss their backgrounds and their positions on issues salient to Ward 4 and the city. Riverside Development, Traffic, Bike Paths, Housing, the Environment, and City Finances are some of the topics being covered. Assistant Political Science Professor, Paul DeBole, J.D., of Lasell College, will moderate the forum.
The event will be held on Tuesday, October 24th, in Lasell College’s DeWitt Hall. The evening kicks off at 7 pm with socializing, and the candidate forum will run from 7:15 – 8:15 pm.
Registration is requested, and is available through the event’s facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Ward4Forum, where residents are also encouraged to pose questions for the candidates
The Auburndale Community Library and the Ward 4 Democratic Committee are co-sponsoring the event.
Inquiries can be sent to: [email protected].