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The City Council Candidates’ Forum: Thursday, June 18th, 2009

May 20, 2009

City Neighborhood Council

invites you to

The City Council Candidates’ Forum

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

5:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Bertha Knight Landes Room, City Hall

600 4th Avenue, Seattle, 98124 

The filing deadline has passed and the races are crowded!

Knowing this is an important year in city politics, the CNC is proud to host this event. 

This is your chance to learn more about the candidates that want a seat on City Council.

This is your chance to find out more about their qualifications.

And, most importantly, this is your chance to let your priorities be known. 

Light refreshments will be available. 

For more information, please visit or call Wendy Watson, Department of Neighborhoods at 206-684-0464 or Kathy Nyland, chair of the CNC, at 206-762-2819 

Four City Council Seats. 16 Candidates. One Forum. And You!  

The City Neighborhood Council (CNC) is a citizen-led advisory group, comprised of elected members from

each of the City’s 13 Districts.  In simple terms, we are the neighborhoods!

More information about the CNC Candidates’ Forum: 


  • 5:00- 5:30 pm: Meet and Greet with the candidates. Chance to ask your questions!
  • 5:30 pm: Welcome and introductions, by the CNC
  • 5:40 Opening remarks by candidates: limit to 1 minute each.
  • 6:00 pm: Quick round questions (previously submitted to the CNC)
  • 6:45 pm: Closing thoughts
  • 7:00 pm Adjourn

To submit a question for consideration, please contact Kathy at or call 206-762-2819.

Bus Routes to BL: Visitors are encouraged to use mass transit whenever possible. You may access bus schedules at and

Parking:  If you do drive to the event, there is parking available near City Hall. There are also parking garages open until 10:00 pm.

Important Election Dates:

  • Register to vote: To be eligible to vote, you must be registered to vote at least 30 days in advance of an election.
  • Primary: August 18th, 2009 Top two candidates move to the general election.
  • General Election: November 3rd, 2009

CNC: To learn more about the City Neighborhood Council, visit us at

We also meet the last Monday of each month, and meetings are open to the public!

This event is possible because of support from the Department of Neighborhoods, Fleets and Facilities, the office of City Council member Sally Clark, and the many, many volunteers who generously donate their time. Thank you!

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