Several candidate forums and debates
are scheduled this week in anticipation of the November 3 general election.
The League of Women Voters, the Children’s Agenda’s Interfaith Collaborative, Greece Baptist Church, and the Interfaith Alliance of Rochester are sponsoring a forum for County Legislature districts 4 and 26
at 7:30 p.m. today (Monday, October 19). The districts cover parts of Gates, Greece, and Rochester, and the forum will take place at Greece Baptist Church, 1230 Long Pond Road.
At 7 p.m. Wednesday, WROC-TV Channel 8 will air a League of Women Voters-led county executive debate
. Republican Cheryl Dinolfo
, Democrat Sandy Frankel
, and Green Party candidate Rajesh Barnabas
Roc/ACTS, a multi-faith organization, will hold a public meeting with the county executive candidates at 6 p.m. Thursday at In Christ New Hope Ministries, 155 Pinnacle Road in Henrietta. The forum will focus on expanding child care assistance programs
. Dinolfo, Frankel, and Barnabas have all committed to attending, organizers say. BY JEREMY MOULE
The Highland Park Neighborhood Association
will hear a presentation from City of Rochester tax assessor Tom Huonker
regarding neighborhood property assessment. A citywide reassessment
begins in December, and values in the Highland neighborhood are expected to rise, says the HPNA’s newsletter.
The meeting is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, at the Olmsted Lodge on Reservoir Street in Highland Park.
On a separate night, the HPNA will hear about the landscape plan for Highland Hospital.
The architect putting together the plan will speak to Highland residents from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, at the Olmsted Lodge. BY CHRISTINE CARRIE FIEN