Next Tuesday voters will head to the polls, as the Grand Rapids City Commission is holding two primaries in the 1st and 2nd ward. This week, WGVU is profiling the six candidates running for those two Commission seats. Tami VandenBerg is the Director of the Well House, a non-profit that provides affordable housing to the homeless. She is also the co-owner of performance venue ‘The Pyramid Scheme’ as well as local tavern ‘The Meanwhile Bar.'
VandenBerg is running for Commissioner in the city’s 2nd Ward WGVU asked VandenBerg three questions.
Why are you running for City Commission?
What issues facing Grand Rapids are most important to you personally?
If elected, what can the 2nd Ward and the City of Grand Rapids expect under your leadership?
Listen to VandenBerg's answers above. WGVU has reached out to all six candidates in the primary and is giving all six a chance to answer the same three questions.