Central Fort Bend Chamber Hosts the City of Richmond Mayoral Candidate Forum

Candidates vying for the mayor position for City of Richmond answered questions and spoke with voters at the Candidate Forum hosted by the Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee. The forum was held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the George Memorial Library and attracted a full house of interested voters. The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman, Matt Breazeale, acted as the moderator for the evening’s event.

Candidates Tres Davis, and Mayor Evalyn Moore were asked questions regarding preparations for the expected growth of Fort Bend County infrastructure, and bringing tourism to the City of Richmond.  “I will work for all of Richmond….and we have begun the engineering plans for silencing the train horns.” said Moore.  “I have no problem standing in the gap and making hard decisions when they are needed.” said Davis.  The candidates also shared what they believed was best for Richmond and its citizens giving their reasoning as to why they should be elected.

Early voting begins April 24, 2017 and the general election for City of Richmond is May 6, 2017.

The Central Fort Bend Chamber is a 106 year old non-profit membership organization dedicated to creating a strong local economy where businesses can prosper. The Central Fort Bend Chamber advocates for over 1,000 local businesses led by a volunteer board of directors who are dedicated to sustaining Fort Bend County’s quality of life, and keeping our community and economy vibrant.

For more information on the Chamber or its programs, call 281-342-5464 or visit www.CFBCA.org