128 E Front St
Burlington’s City Council and mayoral candidates will debate next week.
The debate is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The first half of will focus on the seven candidates for City Council. The second will focus on the three mayoral candidates.
The moderator and executive editor of the Times-News will ask questions formulated by the paper, which is sponsoring the debate. Citizens are encouraged to submit questions online via Facebook. Attendees will be asked to fill out cards at the theater with additional questions.
“We will be going over the questions to make sure that there are none that are inappropriate,” said Rich Jackson, Times-News executive editor.
The big questions will focus on items that affect people. There will also be questions on the vision and future of Burlington.
While at the debate, the audience is asked to remain silent and listen.