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GrassRoots TV gives council hopefuls forum

Staff report

The public will get the opportunity tonight to see how the applicants for the vacant Aspen City Council seat view issues of community importance.

Community GrassRoots TV will broadcast a forum in which a moderator will pose questions to the applicants will be televised live from 6 to 8:15 p.m. today. Eleven Aspenites have applied for the job, which Councilman Steve Skadron vacated when he won the mayor’s race earlier this month.

It’s unknown whether all 11 applicants will appear on tonight’s program. They are: L.J. Erspamer, Marcia Goshorn, Ward Hauenstein, Howie Mallory, Jay Maytin, Lee Mulcahy, Bert Myrin, Dwayne Romero, Cliff Weiss, Wendle Whiting and Scott Writer.

The event will take place in the basement of Aspen City Hall and is open to the public.