Candidates for public office in Seaside and Gearhart will be featured at a public forum Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Seaside City Hall. All are invited to this meet and greet event with an opportunity for community members to question those running for public office. Sponsored by Seaside AAUW, this is one of continuing public service events held each year to help inform our community about candidates seeking office.
Gearhart council candidates who are running for re-election are Sue Lorain and Dan Jesse, both unopposed. Matt Brown and Bob Shortman are in contention for the mayoral position and will be present to address questions.
Seaside council members Randy Frank, Seth Morrisey, and Don Johnson are seeking re-election. Frank and Morrisey are unopposed. Tom Horning will be facing Don Johnson for the position representing Ward 3.
All candidates have indicated they will be participating in the community event. City Hall is located at 989 Broadway.