The KNIA/KRLS Candidate Forum for city election candidates is next week in the auditorium at the Pella Community Center. On October 27, at 7 pm you can hear from candidates in Pella including current Council Members Bruce Schiebout and James Mueller for Mayor, Gary Van Vark and Harold Van Stryland for City Council in Ward Two, Larry J. Peterson in Ward Four and David Vander Horst for the At-Large Council seat.
Knoxville’s forum will be broadcasted live next Tuesday evening, the 25th, also at 7 pm. This year in Knoxville, there are three people running for mayor, and seven people running for three City Council seats. The mayoral candidates this year are incumbent Don Zoutte, and challengers James Elliott and Arnold St. Germain. For City Council, incumbents Carolyn Formanek, April Verwers, and Bob Wims are seeking relection. They are joined by Mike Groenendyk, Tim Pitt, Larry Steele, and JR Wales on the ballet.