The Central Street Neighbors Association will host the candidates for mayor and for City Clerk at a forum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Haven Middle School, 2417 Prairie Ave. in Evanston.

Candidates in the 6th and 7th Ward aldermanic races have been invited to make brief presentations at the beginning of the meeting.

CSNA will hold its annual meeting and election of directors and officers immediately prior to the start of the forum. Members whose dues are paid for 2016-17 are eligible to vote. Dues may be paid on site.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.