Residents of Ward 2 in Conway will meet the candidates for position 1 during a meeting hosted by council members Shelley Mehl and Mark Vaught. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Monday at the Faulkner County Library.
Vaught is running for Faulkner County Clerk and the open position is contested by Aaron Knight, Wes Pruitt and James Quinn. All three are scheduled to appear.
Each candidate will be able to give opening remarks and respond to several questions important to the ward. Most will deal with traffic and road concerns in the area. The official question and answer session will last approximately 30 minutes with another 30 minutes devoted to open questions from those in attendance. Each candidate will then have a closing remark.
Ward 2 encompasses the northeast quadrant of the Conway. Recent census data expanded the western boundary for Ward 2 to Salem Road. Mehl and Vaught said that while only residents of Ward 2 may vote in the upcoming November election for position 1, all are welcome to attend this meeting.