Collier County Commissioner Candidate Forum

A public forum featuring the county commissioner candidates for District 3 and District 5 will be held on May 8th in the County Commission chambers at 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 303.  The forum will be televised live on Comcast 97/Summit 98 and will be available for later viewing on the county website.

At 5:00 pm five candidates vying for the District 3 seat will debate.  They are Richard Conover, John Johnson, Frank Roberts, Burt Saunders, and Floyd “Tag” Yarnell.

At 6:30 pm two candidates who filed for the District 5 seat will discuss their positions and priorities.  The candidates are Bill McDaniel and Ralph Rodriguez.

Issues to be discussed include growth and how to manage it, shoreline protection, traffic and congestion, affordable housing, mental health challenges and recreational marijuana.

The public is invited to attend.

The CBIA, Collier Citizens Council, Greater Naples Chamber, Greater Naples Government, League of Women Voters, and NABOR are sponsoring the forum.