July 10, 2019

Voter Registration Myths and Ensuring Your Signature is Valid

Since I have started running for Barberton City Council, I have met hundreds in not thousands of people and held more conversations than ever. There are always topics that come up, and my answer is almost always “You’re Not Alone.”. I wanted to put together a short post about some of the confusion circling voting, voter registration, and other voter …

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June 25, 2019

Common Questions with Answers about Voting in the Primary

For the last week or so, I have been approached and asked questions about the Primary and how our system works when it comes to voting. With the same questions every day, I see there is a need for answers at a larger scale. So in this post, I put out some information about how the system works by answering …

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June 10, 2019

My plan as a council member for the City of Barberton

Justin Greer - The City of Barberton

I believe you should always ask questions, call out names of positions directly when needed, and stand up and hold your ground when the odds are against you. You are judged not by the way you fall but how you choose to get back up and try again. I have seen what can happen when the community stands together. We …

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May 22, 2019

Volunteering is Infectious

If you have ever done something that made you feel accomplished while helping, then you know the feeling I am about to talk about in this blog post. Volunteering for me is something that I do multiple times a week for one organization or another. I find pride, satisfaction, and meaning by spending some time doing good deads around the …

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May 16, 2019

3 Steps to Making A Request for Information here in the City of Barberton

I am all for 100% transparency, and with that said, this article will cover the proper way to request public information from the City of Barberton. Step 1: Identify What You Want I want to note that being responsible with a Freedom of Information Request will more than likely yield you a better outcome. However, all information obtained by the …

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March 8, 2019

Barberton Drinking Water Analysis Results

I recently took it upon my self to purchase a few high-end water analysis kits to test my homes water. I had every intention of submitting a few water samples to a reputable water testing laboratory. After the tests came back, I decided not to go the extra mile as the test results were satisfying. I want to share these …

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February 14, 2019

How to Express Your Concerns with the City

You hear “Just call the City” all the time. Every time you hear the statement, you feel a small amount of hopelessness. You may even feel intimidated at times because it is you vs. the City of Barberton. I understand your frustration and experienced it myself until I took the plunge and navigated the system to make sure my voice was being heard. …

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January 14, 2019

It’s Time to Contribute and Help Barberton

Being part of a community is more than juts living there. What makes a community better is the people! The people are the very foundation of every town. It is our job as citizens of Barberton, Ohio to make our home safer. By being active in the community our town will only get better. Where to start? The biggest way …

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January 14, 2019

Understanding Issue 8 Road Tax for Barberton, Ohio

If you talk to anyone in Barberton, Ohio about what can be improved or what they thought the current administration could be doing better, you will find 2 issues over and over again. The Roads The Flooding Some that are reading this may disagree but I personally asked residents and came to these conclusions. There were some other issues like …

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