July 6, 2020

Tax Talk Yet Again for Barberton

You can feel it in the air. Everyone is tired of all the bad news beginning with the pandemic. Everyone has been effected by the pandemic in one way or another. To top it off, there is now tax talks yet again here in Barberton, Ohio. Over the past week, there have been people reaching out about tax chatter they …

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May 14, 2020

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April 26, 2020

Primary changes are being presented to council

On April 27, 2020, council and myself will be reviewing two proposals that would focus on changing the way voting is done in the City of Barberton. The two proposals are focusing on the primary elections and are competing proposals. If council passes the Charter Amendment proposals, they will be placed on the November ballot for the Barberton voters decide. …

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December 19, 2019

Under Lake Anna – Part 1: Intro to the Project and Lake Anna History

Is Lake Anna really bottomless? Does Lake Erie feed the lake or have you heard that O.C Barber’s daughter drowned there? These are myths that some Barberton locals swear by. But are they myths or are they branched from fact or some form of truth? Myths like these have sent me down a path doing interviews and ultimately setting out …

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October 30, 2019

Your Voice Matters – New Barberton Road Tax

Let your voice be heard. This form will send your response directly to the people that matter in the City of Barberton. Whether you agree with the new tax or not, the form below will allow you to tell your council representatives how you feel about it. You can find information on the new proposed motor vehicle tax by clicking …

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September 8, 2019

2019 AFSCME Contract Updates for the City of Barberton

Attached are the changes to the contract between the City of Barberton and AFSCME Ohio Chapter 8. You can view the old soon to be an outdated contract by clicking here. The changes listed below have the article in the contract where the change will be made followed by the title and then changes (in bullets). —— Article 2 Recognition …

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August 7, 2019

How a Community Relations Board Would Benefit Barberton, Ohio

Community is the foundation of every local government. The residence that lives within the bounds of a municipality, township or village is vital to the success and future of those that represent them. The well being of a community starts at their homes and in their neighborhoods. When a yard is not taken care of or there is tension between …

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July 30, 2019

State of the City Recap and Opinions

Full State of the City Stream can be found at https://www.facebook.com/justingreerbarberton/videos/10220298069546918/ After the flood affected the first attempt for the State of City address, today Mayor Judge presented his speech. A large group attended the event. Most notable was Ohio State Representative Tavia Galonski, County Councilwoman Bethany McKenny, and our County Executive Ilene Shapiro. For those that may not know …

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