By Nathan Ham
The annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Meet the Candidates Forum is scheduled for tonight from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.
Due to COVID-19 considerations, this event will be held in a virtual format and streamed live on the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce YouTube and Facebook channels, as well as WATA Radio (1450 AM/96.5 FM).
This forum features the nine candidates running for Boone Town Council as well as the lone candidate for Boone Mayor. Each candidate will be given a chance to briefly introduce themselves to the audience before answering a series of questions from the moderator.
In addition to the candidate’s forum, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has produced 20-minute interview segments with all 11 candidates. Those interviews on the “Mind Your Business” podcast series can be found here.
Schedule of Candidates:
6:30 – Event welcome & introduction of Mayoral candidate (Tim Futrelle)
6:35 – Candidate forum for Boone Mayor
7:00 – Introduction of candidates for the unexpired Boone Town Council term: Eric Brown, Christy Cook, Becca Nenow, Edie Tugman
7:05 – Candidate forum for unexpired Boone Town Council term
8:00 – Introduction of candidates for full Boone Town Council term: Todd Carter, Dalton George, Benjamin Ray, Virginia Roseman, Eric Woolridge
8:05 – Candidate forum for full Boone Town Council term
9:00 – Event Concludes