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Fort Madison City Council Candidates Talk Issues During Forum
TSPR's Jason Parrott moderated the forum involving five of the six candidates for seats on the Fort Madison City Council.

There are four open seats on the Fort Madison City Council in the November 5 election. Five of the six people on the ballot recently participated in a forum at City Hall moderated by Tri States Public Radio's Jason Parrott.

The participants:

  • Rebecca Bowker – 1st Ward
  • Jerry Hamilton – At Large
  • Tyler Miller – 3rd Ward
  • Kevin Rink – At Large (incumbent)
  • Chris Sorrentino – 1st Ward

*5th Ward Alderman Chad Cangas did not attend the forum*

The candidates were asked about a dozen questions and were allowed to offer opening and closing statements. You can hear how each candidate answered each question below or watch the full forum.

Q - Biggest Challenge Facing FM
Q - How To Recruit Businesses?
Q - Should City Invest More $ in Depot?
Q - How do you cut spending and add revenue?
Q - Should Golf Carts be Legal in Fort Madison?
Q - How have you prepared to run for city council?
Q - What's your plan for Street Improvements?
Q - How to you encourage youth involvement in Fort Madison?
Q - Would you be able to vote against staff recommendations?
Closing Statements from Candidates

Jason Parrott is a former reporter at Tri States Public Radio.