Candidates for Montgomery City Council debated the issues facing the city at a candidate forum April 16 co-hosted by the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce and the Voter Awareness Council.

There are two contested races up for election on the May 4 ballot. Incumbent Council Member T.J. Wilkerson is running against Nick Haddad for the Place 3 position, while David Brown is running against incumbent Council Member Thomas Cronin for Place 5. Council Member Jon Bickford is running unopposed for Place 1.

Julie Cannon, the general manager of the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper, moderated the forum. Click on the video below, taken by the chamber of commerce, to see the candidates' responses ahead of the upcoming election, and check out the April edition's Voter Guide for more information on the candidates, polling locations and other races.