Heart of Ellsworth to host Community Conversation Meet the Candidates for City Council
Ellsworth – Four candidates running for two seats on city council will gather in a public forum Wednesday, Oct. 24 as part of the Heart of Ellsworth 2018 Community Conversations series. Meet the Candidates will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. in the former JB Atlantic Building, 142 Main Street in downtown Ellsworth. The program is open to the public, free of charge.
The October conversation will include the four candidates running for two seats on the Ellsworth city council: David Burks, a retired former educator; Heather Grindle, accountant; Gene Lyons, cement plant manager; and former town councilor and appeals board member John Phillips. Ellsworth American Managing Editor Stephen Fay will be this year’s moderator.
According to the October 12 article in the Ellsworth American by municipal reporter Kate Cough emergency service availability, dedicated public safety building and spending are top on all of the candidate’s minds.
The mission of Heart of Ellsworth it to promote economic, artistic, cultural, educational, historical and environmental activities in the “Downtown” area to provide a vibrant community for all residents, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and local government.