running for Maumee city council and school board gathered for a forum Thursday
night to answer questions from voters.
candidates answered questions about finances, and how to mend the relationship
between the school board and the teachers.
think that, as a parent, we need to be involved, we need to have a voice, which
we don't have right now," said Gina Hughes, who is running for school board.
has a child in Maumee Schools and says the current board members don't have
children in the system. She says it's time for some parent perspective on the
also says working for the Lucas County Treasurer for the past 26 years will
come in handy.
there, I have a huge amount of experience dealing with the tax issue that we
have here with property values," she said.
are two incumbents and three challengers running for just three seats on the
council candidates answered questions, as well. Some say the years they have
spent on council proves their dedication to the city.
long-term commitment to the community, my business is here in the community,
the fact that I'm willing to listen, I'm very flexible, and I think that allows
me to relate to people much better than some of my other opponents," said Brent
Buehrer, running for city council.
are eight candidates running for city council, and only four open seats.