Chamber to host candidate and legislative forums


The Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce will host a forum for candidates seeking election to the Second Ward seat on the Marshalltown City Council at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Malloy Hall at the Iowa Veterans Home.

The forum is open to the public. The five candidates running for the Ward 2 seat — Bob Untiedt, Brittany O’Shea, Gabe Isom, Jay Carollo and Leigh Bauder — have been invited to participate.

Meanwhile, this Friday from 12-1 p.m., the chamber will host the first in a series of three legislative forums with area legislators Rep. Mark Smith, Sen. Jeff Edler and Rep. Dean Fisher.

Two other forums are scheduled for March 9 and April 6.