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Fort Worth City Council, District 7

Updated: 3 days ago

The Arts Council offered candidates an opportunity to respond to a set of questions about the issues important to the arts community and how the candidates would address these issues if elected. These questions and the candidates' answers will allow you compare candidates in the Fort Worth City Council Elections and help us continue to advocate for the arts with our City leaders. These answers are unedited, save for formatting issues.


List of Candidates

Connie Cottrell

Morris Curlee Jr.

Leonard Firestone

Lee Henderson

Joseph Lockhart Jr.

Michele McNill

Zeb Pent

Irvin Thomas Jr.

Jacob Wurman

Miguel Zamora III


Connie Cottrell

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.

Morris Curlee Jr.

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


Leonard Firestone

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.

Lee Henderson

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


Joseph Lockhart Jr.

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.

Michele McNill

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


Zeb Pent

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.

Irvin Thomas Jr.

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


Jacob Wurman

In a few short sentences, tell us about yourself and your relationship to the visual and/or performing arts.

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


How would you work to increase the City’s investment in the arts industry to meet growing needs and bring our funding in line with other major cities in Texas?

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Please share your thoughts on how the arts can help our City lift up diverse voices, close opportunity gaps, and how can Fort Worth’s mayor help this grow?

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As our City recovers from the pandemic, how will you ensure that the arts are part of the conversation regarding City planning, economic development, affordable housing, and neighborhood revitalization initiatives?

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Tell us about the visual and/or performing arts in your Council District. What are you most proud of? What needs help to grow? Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.

Miguel Zamora III

Awaiting a reply from the candidate. It will be uploaded as soon as we receive it.


Phone

817-392-8807

Fax

817-392-6187

Email

District7@fortworthtexas.gov

Location

District Office 7

200 Texas St., Fort Worth, 76102


Learn more about District 7


Are you registered to vote? Register or verify here!


Where will you vote? Find your polling place here!


Important Dates

Thursday, April 1

Last day to register to vote

Monday, April 19

First day of in-person early voting

Tuesday, April 20

Last day to request a ballot by mail (received by, not postmarked)

Tuesday, April 27

Last day of in-person early voting

Saturday, May 1

Election Day

Last day ballot by mail must be received by 7 p.m.

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Arts Council programs are made possible through gifts from local individuals, small businesses, corporations, foundations, the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County and Texas Commission on the Arts.

CONTACT

(817) 738-1938

 

1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

 

info@artscouncilfw.org

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