City candidates try to distinguish themselves at Business Community Coalition candidate forum

February 5, 2018 the Business Community Coalition (BCC) held a successful candidate forum. 4 of 5 candidates attended, over 70 in attendance, and plenty of media coverage. 2018 BCC Chair, Gia Arvin, asked questions about GRU Governance, economic development, transportation, zero waste initiatives, and others.
Find the local news stories covering the event: 2018 BCC Spring Forum Media
  • Harvey Budd (Incumbent)
  • Gail Johnson
District 1
  • Charles Goston (Incumbent)
  • Gigi Simmons
  • Tyra “Ty Loudd” Edwards*
*not in attendance
2018 BCC Spring Forum Audience1
The BCC is comprised of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of REALTORS (GACAR), Builders of North Central Florida (BANCF), and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.  GACAR is currently working on the written questionnaire, Voters Guide to REALTOR Issues, which will be sent out to membership the first week in March.
The campaign race is on! #GOTV
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