Recap of City Council Forum held Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce & the Aberdeen League of Women Voters hosted the final candidate forum at the K.O. Lee Library on Thursday.  The focus was on the Aberdeen City Council.

Of the seven candidates invited to attend, two didn’t show.  They Charlotte Liebelt, & Jon Boon McNutt, both from the Northwest district.

McNutt had a scheduling conflict that prevented him from attending but did deliver a recorded message.  McNutt talks about what his agenda would be.

A number of topics were discussed during the forum.  One of them dealt with the issue of Snowgate.  Here’s how the candidates response to it.

Southeast district candidate Chad Nilson:

Southeast district candidate David Novstrup:

Southeast district candidate Kyle Walz;

Northeast district candidate Erin Fouberg:

Northeast district Andy Schaunaman:

Another topics talked about was how the city handled the Covid-19 pandemic at the start.  Here’s the comments from the candidates.

Chad Nilson:

David Novstrup:

Kyle Walz:

Erin Fouberg:

Andy Schaunaman:

The forum also discussed the water issues & marijuana.

Read about that at

The vote for the city council seats will be on Tuesday, June 7th.