2021 Candidate for Austintown Twp. Trustee: Jim Davis

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2021 Austintown Township Trustee Candidate Jim Davis

Name: Jim Davis
Age: 44
Office Desired: Austintown Township Trustee
Occupation: Service Manager – Youngstown Propane
Education: Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy – 2001

While serving 12 years as Trustee, I have acquired a vast knowledge of township government. I have the experience, management skills, and proven track record to continue to effectively and efficiently oversee the operations of our township.

What are your priorities for your community?

  • Operate efficiently as possible with the resources provided without asking for any new taxes
  • Maintain staffing within all departments
  • Continue to remove blighted homes and clean-up properties and remove commercial buildings that meet demolition criteria such as the former Big Lots
  • Explore further regionalization options with neighboring communities similar to our dispatching and paving programs
  • Continue providing activities such as the Fireworks, splash pad, playgrounds, concerts, Farmer Market, Dog Park
  • Continue to promote development and finalization of projects with national retailers, Chick-Fil-A and Meijers. Maintain relationships with the Regional Chamber and Port Authority bringing new companies Nordsons and Novatech and expansions of Dinesol into our industrial areas

What policies, if any, will you support to promote diversity and inclusion in your community?

Austintown Township abides by the fair housing laws. Austintown is a diverse community with different types of housing opportunities. These types include starter homes and approximately 4500 apartment units located in the community. It is my intent to continue to provide housing opportunities for everyone. Austintown Township is also an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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