San Juan County Commissioner Pete McKay addresses the crowd at the candidates’ night forum at Silverton Town Hall on Tuesday night, Sept. 18. At left is candidate Scott Fetchenhier, who is challenging incumbent Terry Rhoades, right.
The three candidates for the two county commissioner seats up for election Nov. 6 addressed an audience of about 50 people at Silverton Town Hall Tuesday night, Sept. 18, discussing matters such as zoning, the economy and budget challenges.
Incumbent Pete McKay, a Democrat finishing his third term as a commissioner, is unopposed for the District 1 seat.
In District 2, 5-term incumbent Terry Rhoades, unafilliated, is seeking re-election. He is facing Scott Fetchenhier, a Democrat, for the seat.
The forum was hosted by the Silverton Standard & the Miner and moderated by Freddie Canfield.
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