Solana Beach City Council Candidate forum on ‘Green’ issues to be held Oct. 8

The Solana Beach Clean & Green Committee, a citizens group that promotes sustainability, has organized a forum for Solana Beach City Council candidates to discuss environmental and quality of life issues on Oct. 8, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The free event will be held at the Boys and Girls Club at 533 Lomas Santa Fe Dr. in SolanaBeach. The public is invited to attend.

“It’s important for voting citizens of Solana Beach to understand how their prospective city council members feel about issues related to the environment and sustainability,” said Jack Hegenauer, member of the Clean & Green committee. “This forum gives everyone a chance to hear and compare the views of the candidates.”

The League of Women Voters North County San Diego will moderate the forum for the six candidates, who are vying for three open city council positions. Candidates include Lesa Heebner (incumbent), Dave Zito, Peter Zahn, Vickie Driver, Daniel Powell, and Paul Frankel. The League of Women Voters has long experience in conducting such forums in a nonpartisan and impartial way.

Ample parking is available at the Boys and Girls Club (use driveway leading to the Center for a Healthy Lifestyle), with extra parking at nearby office buildings.

Solana Beach Clean & Green is a private, all-volunteer committee whose mission is topromote a sustainable community by encouraging municipal, commercial, and residential practices that reduce energy consumption, minimize waste, and promote water conservation.


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