Date changed for Alliance candidate forum
The future of Lee County schools, budgeting and other important issues are slated for discussion among candidates at an Aug. 4, 6 p.m. community forum at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers.
Board candidates representing three districts will present their qualifications and platforms prior to the primary runoff election on Aug. 24, One candidate from each district will be chosen by voters. Seven candidates are vying for the open seats.
Participating candidates so far include Don Armstrong, Mary Fischer, Arnold Gibbs, Elinor Scricca, Tom Scott and John Traube who will address a variety of issues pertaining to one of Florida’s largest (80,000 students) and most diverse school districts. A question-and-answer session will follow candidate remarks.
The forum, on Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. is free and open to the public.