Town Meeting Day Election Forums: Seven Days- Burlington Mayoral Debate

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Agenda Items

  1. Intoductions to Candidates - 5:30
  2. Opening Statements: Dan Smith - 8:50
  3. Opening Statements: Kurt Wright - 11:30
  4. Opening Statements: Bob Kiss - 13:50
  5. Opening Statements: Andy Montroll - 15:30
  6. How would you use new and emerging technologies in your administration? - 18:33
  7. What are your specific goal in reducing Burlington's Carbon Footprint andn what is a reasonable time to achieve this goal(s)? - 27:59
  8. What is a mistake that you ahve made in elected office and what have you learned from it? - 34:15
  9. Who are Burlington's most underserved citizens - what have you done to learn more about their needs - what would you do as mayor to improve their quality of life? - 40:50
  10. What is the proper role for Burlnigton Mayor in discussing / debating matters overseas and actions of federal officials? - 48:35
  11. What would you do to promote the role of arts in Burlington / expand creative economy? - 54:20
  12. What radical idea would you be willing to get behind if elected and what would you do to make it become a reality? - 62:49
  13. Texted and Emailed (Yes / No) Questions - Do you support the current school budget as presented? Do you support development of disc golf in New North End? Do you support Gay Marriage? - 70:30
  14. What is something that the city does now that is NOT a core service that yo uwould change as Mayor? - 72:50
  15. How would you intend to develope quality housing downtown that young professinals can afford? - 83:30
  16. Audience Questions: What is your position on fluoride in Burlington's water system? - 91:50
  17. UVM - Champlain College - Town/Gown Improvement? - 96:00
  18. How do each of you candidates differ substantively form one another? - 102:00
  19. How would you show leadership with the southern connector and complete it? - 108:00
  20. Closing statements: - 114:10
  21. Closing statements: Andy Montroll - 116:20
  22. Closing statements: Bob Kiss - 116:40
  23. Closing statements: Kurt Wright - 118:00
  24. Closing statements: Dan Smith - 120:00

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Ken Picard and Shay Totten moderate this debate with 4 Burlington Mayoral Candidates, Dan Smith (I), Andy Montroll (D), Kurt Wright (R), and Bob Kiss (P)

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1 Friday February 6, 2009 at 9:30 PM
2 Saturday February 7, 2009 at 2:30 AM
3 Saturday February 7, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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5 Saturday February 14, 2009 at 4:00 PM



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