The following forums have took place before the November elections.
Clemson City Council, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, Clemson, SC. Click on each question to see all candidates answers to the question.
Question 1: Why are you running for Clemson City Council?
Question 2: What constituencies in the City of Clemson are not being heard? How would you seek out their opinions and address their concerns?
Question 3: As a member of City Council, what is your vision for the future of Clemson and what will you do to mitigate the impact of development on neighborhoods and the traffic problems that have affected the entire city
Question 4: How would you improve the relationship between Council and the citizens it represents? How would you achieve a more collaborative relationship with the University?
Question 1. What have you done or what do you plan to do that benefits students and moves education forward in our community?
Question 2. Over the last decade or more, many educational programs have been cut from our schools, including foreign languages, opportunities in the arts, and even some higher-level science courses in certain schools. What programs would you be interested in restoring first, if any, and how do you see yourself going about that?
Question 3. Teacher pay rates were recently increased to catch Pickens County teachers up on their steps, which at one point were three steps behind. But on average, district pay is still not in line with neighboring districts. What is your platform on teacher pay?
Question 4. The School District of Pickens County was recently relieved of a certain level of scrutiny from the AdvanceEd accrediting agency as a result of board behavior and conduct. How will you work with other board members to ensure disagreements and debates are resolved in a professional manner, to avoid similar reprisals in the future?
Video of the School Board forum was posted on the Concerned Citizens of Pickens County Facebook page on September 30.
The first 20 minutes of the video are missing the audio, but the rest of the audio is on the video.