December 15, 2020

2020 City of Barberton Home Decoration Contest

City of Barberton Christmas Light Contest

Thank you to all the residents that have signed up to be in the 2020 City of Barberton Christmas Home Decoration Contest. There are 19 entries to choose from. Please select one home as your favorite display. You can use https://www.routexl.com/f=8260Q2jcY1d6 for guided directions.

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October 13, 2020

Episode 2: The Breakdown – Voting Questions and Answers

The COVID-19 pandemic has just about shattered 2020 for everyone. On top of canceling everything we were planning for, COVID-19 has also plagued our knowledge of the voting system with bad information, confusion, and uncertainties. For the past few weeks, I have been asked questions on everything regarding voting here in the City of Barberton. After multiple calls to the …

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October 9, 2020

The Breakdown: Local Ballot Issues for the City of Barberton

Click Here to Download a Sample Ballot To kick off the first podcast, I wanted to initially talk about everything but soon realized there was more important info that needed to take precedence over everything else. The BALLOT! In the first episode I go over the local issues that will be on all Barberton residents’ ballots. Issue Breakdown The issue …

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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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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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