VIDEO: Peoria City Council candidate forum
On March 7, 2015, a Peoria City Council At-Large Candidate Forum was held at the Peoria Public Library North Branch, and broadcast on Peoria Public Radio. The event was put on by the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria and Peoria Public Radio, with additional support and video production services from George Bean of Focal Point Video.
There are six candidates vying for five At-large Peoria City Council seats: Beth Akeson, Katherine Coyle, Beth Jensen, Eric Turner, Chuck Weaver and Ryan Spain. The forum was moderated by Peoria Public Radio News Director Tanya Koonce.
You can view a recording of the forum by clicking the YouTube link below.
Click below to hear all the candidates’ thoughts on the following issues:
CITY PENSION COSTS:
THE BLEND OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE DOLLARS:
THE COMBINED CITY SEWER-OVERFLOW ISSUE :
WHY NOT BUYOUT THE WATER COMPANY:
PEORIA MAYOR TWITTER LAWSUIT:
HOW TO REDUCE CITY CRIME AND POVERTY:
PEORIA HOUSING AUTHORITY ISSUES:
HOW TO PAY FOR CITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS: