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Forum will feature candidates, city manager issue

City Council races and the city manager election will be the topics of a public forum scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. June 2 in the Mitchell Technical Institute amphitheater, 1800 E. Spruce St.

City Council races and the city manager election will be the topics of a public forum scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. June 2 in the Mitchell Technical Institute amphitheater, 1800 E. Spruce St.

Invited City Council candidates include Ken Tracy, who is unopposed for a seat from Ward 1; Tim Moon and Dan Allen, who are vying for one seat from Ward 2; Phil Carlson, who is unopposed for a seat from Ward 3; and the three candidates vying for one seat from Ward 4: Marc Bernard, Greg McCurry and Deborah Skibsrud-Bueber.

A discussion is also planned on the proposal to hire a city manager for Mitchell, though the speakers have not yet been announced.

The forum is sponsored by the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce. The Daily Republic plans to webcast the event live at www.mitchellrepublic.com .

The election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7.

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