News from Mahoning County

The following is an excerpt from an article from the Youngstown Vindicator and It would appear that the Probate Judge in Mahoning County has taken a somewhat different approach to addressing the concerns of the public than what we’ve seen in Geauga County. We are watching this situation carefully and will continue to provide updates when appropriate.

UPDATE | New MetroParks’ board members bring air of optimism

Published: Mon, June 13, 2016 @ 11:19 p.m.

CANFIELD — The two new members of the Mill Creek MetroParks board hit the ground running at their first meeting tonight, vowing to take a close look at a controversial staff restructuring that many community members have questioned.

Lee Frey of Canfield and Tom Shipka of Youngstown also promised to meet with any members of the public who wished to do so, responded to questions and concerns raised during public comment, and diligently asked questions of park staff members.

The meeting at the MetroParks Farm, which drew a crowd of about 100 people, took a markedly different tone from other board meetings since public outcry began four months ago over the staff restructuring that eliminated numerous park positions.

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