Aug. 25, 2015
Laurence Bibbs, Bruce Clark, Julie Eiselt and Claire Fallon addressed the Forum today, the second forum focused on candidates for four at-large seats on Charlotte City Council involved in the Sept. 15 Democratic primary. All candidates except Aaron Sanders participated in one of the forums.
Q: People are tired of lies from candidates and the polarization. What makes you different?
Q: Would you support subpoena power for the Police Citizens Review Board?
Q: How would you work with schools, mayor & county to use housing policy to improve social mobility in the city?
Q: What is your big vision for this city? What initiatives do you have for those 60-plus, and those 6 and under?
Q: What are your views of the “Black Lives Matter” movement and do you have policies that address that issue?
Q: City candidates talk about education, but city doesn’t run schools. Please tell us your idea of what the City Council’s job is.
Q: How many of you are natives of Charlotte, or did you bring your ideas from elsewhere?
Q: For Bruce Clark: Did you get out of the man’s shade at the parade?
Q: Zoning is being used to eliminate places for our young people to become part of this community. How would you change that?
Q: What’s your opinion of city-county consolidation?
Q: How will an antiquated trolley system generate economic growth?
Q: Leaders are missing long-term relationships with people outside their little community. How would you form those?
Q: When did Charlotte get broke, and how do we fix it?
Q: Who should be our next mayor?
Q: What do you want from citizens as you go through this campaign?