Candidates for the two contested city council seats in Dayton will be taking part in a candidates forum at 6 pm on Monday, April 5, at the Dayton Community Center Ballroom. The event is being hosted by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.
In the contest for Position 4 on the Dayton City Council, Andy Conner will be running for a permanent place on the council after he was appointed to fulfill the term of former councilman John Johnson last year. His opponent will be lifelong Dayton resident D.G. “Bubba” Graves. In the race for Position 5, several candidates have filed with former councilman Alvin Burres, Janet Frick, Jose Hernandez and Valorie Barton vying to fill the spot of outgoing councilman Troy Barton.
The chamber is asking members and local Dayton residents to submit questions for the candidates by this Friday, April 2. Anyone that would like to submit a question can do so by emailing the chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org, there will be no questions asked of the audience at the event, so if you have any questions, make sure and send them in, they will be subject to approval by the chamber.