MLTnews, the Mountlake Terrace Business Association and the Mountlake Terrace Community Foundation will be co-sponsoring a general election candidate forum for Mountlake Terrace City Council and Edmonds School District Board of Directors. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W.
Attendees are encouraged to submit questions for the candidates in advance by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org or can also write them on notecards at the beginning of the event.
City council candidates will speak first, followed by school board candidates at 7:45 p.m.
Invited candidates include those running for Mountlake Terrace City Council Position 7 — Crystal Gamon and Erin Murray — plus the incumbents who are running unopposed.
School board candidates include:
Position 1: Carin Chase (incumbent) vs. Al Rutledge
Position 3: Gary Noble (incumbent) vs. Rory Graves
Position 5 (open seat): Lisa Hunnewell vs. Nancy Katims
Each candidate will have an opportunity to make both an opening and closing statement, in addition to answering questions.