Kristina Hernandez, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/22/2012 02:16:50 PM PDT

REDLANDS – November’s election will change the dynamics on the City Council.

Two council seats are on the ballot – outgoing Councilman Jerry Bean’s and that of Mayor Pete Aguilar, who is running for re-election. So there will be turnover in at least one council seat.

If elected, how do the council candidates plan to work with the remaining council members?

“I guess you have to use a bit of charm on them,” joked Lane Schneider, who already has the backing of Bean. “Honestly…I think I’m a good listener and a good thinker, and I’m going to look for ways to bridge gaps and find common ground.”

While relatively new to the political scene, Schneider has years of experience dealing with the public as owner of a graphics design business.

“I think I’m a person who loves to try to get ideas across to other people, and I like to communicate – that’s something I’ve done my whole life. And I’m going to use that as best as I can,” she said. “Certainly, everyone on the council wants a better Redlands, wants a better city and we want to keep that.

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