Public Forums

Tuesday October 29:

  • ThinkTC Forum…5:30-7:30pm at CoWharf office space on the second floor of the arcade building at 140 Front St. , Suite 11.

Wednesday November 4:

  • Pre-election night: Meet and Greet the Candidates amongst food trucks at The Little Fleet:



If you can’t make an event, have a follow-up question or would like to host an event, please send Gary a message.


Thursday October 17:

  • The League of Women Voters – Grand Traverse Area is sponsoring a “meet and greet” candidate forum on Thursday, October 17 from 7- 8:30 pm at the Traverse Area District Library (Details as available).

Thursday September 19:

North Traverse Heights Neighborhood Association has invited candidates to a question and answer session on Thursday, September 19 from 6:00-pm to 6:45-pm. They meet in the Traverse Heights Elementary School cafeteria.

Old Towne Neighborhood Association is hosting a candidate question and answer session at the St Francis Church Community Center. The meeting starts at 7pm. and the candidate session is from  7:15 to 8:15.

Wednesday October 23:

  1. Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum is set for Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Traverse City Central High School Auditorium.
  2. Tentatively – Neighborhood Associations of Traverse City will host a  joint City Commissioner forum and at Lars Hockstad Auditorium from 7 to 9 pm October 23 (Details as available).