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Candidates Interview for Council Vacancy Tonight

Tonight is the night the Grass Valley City Council will interview the candidates who wish to fill the vacant seat. There are now *three* candidates instead of four. Bed and Breakfast owner John Lamb dropped out of the running yesterday, leaving Benjamin Aguilar, Jerri Glover, and Jedediah Watson to vie for the opening. City Manager Bob Richardson explains the format…

Listen to Bob Richardson 1

The audience can also fill out a three-by-five card with a question, and two cards will be picked at random for the candidates to answer. Richardson says the candidates are not up against the clock when giving their answers…

Listen to Bob Richardson 2

The format is similar to a candidates forum you would see around election time, but it’s not a debate…

Listen to Bob Richardson 3

Richardson says the question-and-answer session should take a couple of hours. The council is expected to discuss the interviews and select the winning candidate at their following council meeting on February 24. Tonight’s meeting starts at 7pm at City Hall.

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