Alberto Mart’nez saluda a concejal Corey Rushton al recibir un premio Star of Excellence del alcalde Mike Winder durante una reuni—n del consejo municipal en West Valley City el martes, 22 de mayo, 2012. El premio fue entregado a los estudiantes en la parte superior del tres por ciento de su clase. Alberton Martinez greets council member Corey Rushton as he receives mayor Mike Winder's Star of Excellence award during a city council meeting in West Valley City Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The award went to students in the top three percent in their class.

FARMINGTON — The city will sponsor a Meet the Candidates Night for residents to meet hopefuls for mayor and City Council.

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The event will be hosted by the American Legion, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 160 S. Main. The first half hour will be a formal setting with moderators asking questions of the candidates.

An informal session from 7:30-8:30 p.m. will allow the public to meet and talk with the candidates individually. Submit questions for candidates to hgadd@farmington.utah.gov.

Mayoral candidates are John Bowker and Jim Talbot. City Council four-year term hopefuls are John Bilton, Rick Dutson, Brigham Mellor and Jeff Steele — two will be elected. Running for a two-year City Council term are Kristen F. Harbertson and Doug R. Anderson.