The Packard Area Planning Alliance will host a candidate forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Boys and Girls Club. Residents of Fort Wayne's historic southwest side will have the chance to ask questions of 5th District and at-large City Council candidates.
Candidates will be expected to answer each question in two minutes or less. The event is open to the public and residents are encouraged to bring questions relevant to city government. The forum will be conducted from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. followed by refreshments and mingling with the candidates.
The Packard Area Planning Alliance was established in 2005 as a way for neighborhoods near Packard Park to collaborate to improve quality of life for the area. The organization includes members from 13 neighborhood associations.