Town Council Candidate Debate
The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2017 Blythewood Town Council Election Debate in partnership
with Blythewood and Westwood High Schools on Monday, October 30th, 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at The Manor at Doko Meadows,
located at 100 Alvina Hagood Circle. The public is invited.
Blythewood High School teacher Patrick Kelly and Westwood High School teacher Jimmy Crosby and their students
will assist the Blythewood Chamber in organizing, conducting, and moderating the event.
Blythewood is at a crossroads of impending economic development with recent town ordinances being enacted
to encourage new business construction and investment along the quarter-mile stretch of Blythewood Rd. between I-77 and Main St..
Town hall will also likely soon make an announcement regarding a new business locating in the recently-completed train depot replica building
in Doko Meadows. Because the town of Blythewood has no property tax, its operations are funded almost exclusively from business activity
such as building permits, business licenses, local option sales taxes, hospitality taxes, and accommodations taxes.
Which is why the Blythewood Chamber hosts these debates each election cycle, believing a business-friendly town
should mean more not only to our business community but to our citizens, as well. Thus, the Blythewood Chamber
also believes the election of business-friendly town officials is a priority. This year's election is November 7th and will fill two open seats.
We are looking forward to each of the candidates participating in the upcoming debate and hearing their visions for a united and prosperous Blythewood.
The candidates (listed alphabetically):
- Donald Brock
- Bryan Franklin
- Larry Griffin, Incumbent
- Michelle Kiedrowski