Mountain View Voice: Tonight: council candidate forum on housing and transportation

This article was originally published on September 2, 2014 by the Mountain View Voice.

By Voice Staff

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View’s City Council candidates in coming months, including a forum tonight that is billed as a discussion on housing and transportation issues.

The Housing and Transportation Forum will be held at the Rengstorff Community Center auditorium tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., according to community organizer Wendee Crofoot. The event is co-sponsored by Great Streets Mountain View, Safe Mountain View, Friends of Caltrain, the Greenbelt Alliance, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange and Community in Action Team. For more information, go to bit.ly/1sW9ZVH or contact wendeec@gmail.com.

The Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association (OMNVA) will hold a candidate forum at the Mountain View Public Library Community Room on 585 Franklin St. on Monday, Oct. 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., according to the library’s events calendar. For more information, contact the OMNVA chair at carolanddavidlewis@gmail.com.

A Whisman area candidate forum will be held at the California Station Clubhouse on Pacific Drive on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., according to Whisman Station resident Bruce England. Information about the event can be found on several candidates’ websites.

Google and the League of Women Voters will sponsor a candidate forum at Google Headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., according to the Los Altos-Mountain View Area League of Women Voters’ website. For more information, go to the League of Women Voters’ calendar at www.lwvlamv.org/calendar/

The Greater San Antonio Community Association is set to host a candidate forum at the Senior Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., according to several candidates’ websites. For more information, contact senior.center@mountainview.gov.

The Voice will update this story as more detailed information about the forums become available.

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