Beaverton School District, city will hold virtual forums
People will have a chance to ask any burning questions at two virtual voters' forums ahead of the May 18 special election.
As typical before an election, Beaverton will hold a voters' forum, which will be broadcast live on Tualatin Valley Community Television's YouTube feeds in English and Spanish, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
The video recording will be later posted on the city's website.
"Voters' Forums are great ways to learn about the candidates running to represent you," the event website states. "This is your opportunity to hear directly from the candidates running for office and express your concerns, ask questions, and let them know what you think are important issues to address."
Candidates for Beaverton City Council Position 1 — Andy J. Garcia, Ashley Hartmeier-Prigg, Cristian Salgado, and Jerome Sibayan — have been invited. Salgado told The Times he would be ending his run for the position last month due to personal reasons.
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District candidates Felicita Monteblanco running for Position 1, Alfredo V. Moreno running for Position 2 and Barbie Minor vying for Position 3 have also been invited.
The Beaverton School District communications and community involvement department will host a separate candidate forum for the School Board election, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28.
The forum will be conducted via Zoom.
A moderator will pose submitted questions to the candidates during the forum, and they will have two minutes to respond. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the Beaverton School District's YouTube and Facebook pages shortly after the event.
If you would like to submit a question for the School Board candidates, complete the candidate forum questions form by 5 p.m. Monday, April 26.
You can also submit questions to THPRD and City Council candidates prior to the forum by visiting beavertonoregon.gov/699/Voters-Forum.
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