three people hoping to break up the political gridlock and monument made their case to potential voters this week as we’ve reported the Monument Board of Trustees has been mired in political opposition all year long with 3-3 tie votes on crucial matters such as water growth and personnel decisions they also couldn’t agree to appoint anyone from a list of applicants to fill the boards 7th tiebreaking seat setting up an election for that position next month candidates and how jim Romanello and ken Kimball set forth their ideas on those important topics as well as how to emerge from the friction among existing trustees it was all in a candidate forum moderated by KOAT a 5:00 general manager Evan Pappas you can watch the entire candidate forum on the tri-lakes chamber and visitors center Facebook page we have a link for you on our website koat.com me