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Pinellas Park candidate forums scheduled

PINELLAS PARK

Take your pick: two forums scheduled for council candidates

Two forums have been scheduled for the three candidates running for the open seat on this city's council.

The first is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Datex Business Center next to Quaker Steak and Lube, 10300 49th St. N. It will be moderated by Alex Snitker, vice chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida.

The other forum is scheduled for 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Mainlands Unit 5 Clubhouse, 4275 Mainlands Blvd. S.

The candidates are incumbent Patti Johnson and two first-time candidates, Keith Sabiel and Eugene Hendry. They are running at- large and the highest vote getter will take office. Pinellas Park, with a population of about 49,000, is the fourth largest city in Pinellas County. It has 513 employees and a $50 million operating budget. It has a council-manager form of government in which a mayor and four council members set policy. They are also responsible for hiring the city manager, city clerk, city attorney and passing the budget. They generally hold two meetings and two workshops a month. The mayor serves a two-year term and earns $19,950 a year. Council members serve four-year terms and earn $17,290 a year. The election is March 11.

Times staff

Pinellas Park candidate forums scheduled 02/14/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 14, 2014 3:11pm]
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