Power Forum: Metro Council District 5–East Baton Rouge
The Power Forums are Power Coalition’s Candidate Forums. These forums are an opportunity to hear from your prospective elected officials on issues that you care about in your community and everyday lives. When you pledge to be a Power Voter, you are pledging to hold your elected officials accountable.
The EBR Metro Council is responsible for setting the policy of the City-Parish, including local sales taxes, police officers salaries, property rezoning, and more. The Metro Council also determines how the City allocates money and introduces new legislation, which is often based on constituent input.