The candidates hoping to be the next mayor of Butler or sit on city council will debate next week.
The forum is set for Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. inside the Holly Pointe Conference Center on Main Street in downtown Butler.
The four candidates running for two open seats on city council will debate first. Incumbents Kathy Kline and Kenny Bonus will take the stage with challengers Jim Kemple and Jeff Smith for about an hour.
The second debate will include the two mayoral candidates- Democrat Jamie Lee Goehring and Republican Ben Smith.
The debate is free and open to the public. WBUT 1050AM will be broadcasting the event live. Armstrong Cable will be taping and airing the debates on the access channel.