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Riverside City Council Ward 6 candidates discussed issues during a forum at California Baptist University on Thursday, April 25. From left are Moderator Brad Pomerance and candidates Suleko “Chuck” Mahatadse, Aurora Chavez, Scott Andrews, Larry Allen, Jim
Riverside City Council Ward 6 candidates discussed issues during a forum at California Baptist University on Thursday, April 25. From left are Moderator Brad Pomerance and candidates Suleko “Chuck” Mahatadse, Aurora Chavez, Scott Andrews, Larry Allen, Jim

Riverside City Council candidates debate recorded at California Baptist University

RIVERSIDE (April 26, 2013)—Candidates for the Riverside City Council in Wards 3 and 6 participated in The Raincross Group Debates April 25 on the campus of California Baptist University. The event was taped and will be carried on Charter cable at a later date.

The candidates discussed several topics including Measure A that would continue to transfer a fixed percentage of water fund revenues into the City’s general fund; improving transparency in city government; and qualifications for governing a city the size of Riverside.

Brad Pomerance, Charter California Edition news anchor, moderated the debates that were sponsored by the Press-Enterprise, La Prensa, Charter Communications and California Baptist University.  Pomerance also interviewed Ward 2 Councilman Andy Melendrez and Ward 4 councilman Paul Davis, who are running unopposed. 

The city council election is scheduled for June 4, with all voting occurring by mail.

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