Consistent with our mission to educate and inform the public, The Glendale Coalition invited all five candidates for the June 3, 2014 Glendale City Council election to participate in a conversational video interviews. The objective of the interviews was to provide the candidates with the necessary time to present themselves, the issues of concern to them and present their ideals and principles. Below are the interviews of the 4 candidates who participated. Regretfully, one candidate did not participate for stated reason that she did not have time. Questions presented to the candidates are at the end of this post:
Did not participate for the stated reason that she did not have time.
- Glendale Questions Identify two specific GLENDALE issues of concern to you that you would address during your tenure if elected to the city council.
- Tell us the history or cause of the 2 issues of concern to you.
- How did you get involved? What was it specifically about these two issues that triggered a personal affect on you or your community? What has been the extent of your involvement?
- How do these issues affect Glendale and to what extent?
- How would you tackle each of these 2 issues
- Personal Value Question
- What moral principles or social values do you hold dear and why?
- OR Who has been a major influence in your life, upon which you model your life values beliefs and ethical, principles of conduct and why.
- Policy vs. Practical
- City council members make decisions that require a balance between practical approach and Policy principles. Sometimes the right decision may not be the popular decision. Tell us how you would deal with these difficult balancing requirements. (You can give a personal example of what happened, from your life experience, and how you dealt with it, or you can use a past city council decision, by describing the situation, and how you would have dealt with it differently )
- Closing statement