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 You can view the old soon to be an outdated contract by clicking here.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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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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