MEDINA, Ohio – Regi Haire, a longtime resident of Medina, has announced that she will run for Ward 3 city council seat this fall. It won’t be the first time she has served the city as a council member.
In February 2003, Haire was appointed to fill a vacant board seat and is now looking to serve again.
“I decided to run for council because I am at a point in my life where I once again have time to give back to my community and I can fully commit to representing my neighbors in Ward 3 as board member, ”she said.
The current representative of the Council of Ward 3, Eric Heffinger, is not seeking re-election.
Haire has been active in the community in a number of ways, including as a parenting counselor for Medina 4-H, as treasurer of the Medina Children’s Bowling League, participating in community sports and more.
“If elected, I will bring to the council an open mind and the ability to communicate with my constituents and address the concerns and issues they have regarding the city of Medina,” she said.
“I will work with all council members, the mayor and administration to run the city transparently and in a manner that is respectful and fair to all city residents.
“As a member of the council, I will contribute to the continuation of repair and road and infrastructure work, with an emphasis on residential streets and sidewalks. I will also work to increase the use of our municipal parks and our recreation center to further involve our youth and older members of the community while respecting municipal service budgets.
Haire graduated in Accounting from Akron University. She has experience as an accountant, project manager and operations manager. She has been volunteering in youth activities in the city for over 20 years.
“I am passionate about Medina because it is where I have lived most of my life and where I have raised my children,” she said.
“I have worked and performed in this city, and I have watched it grow and evolve into a place I choose to continue to live in.
“As I have enjoyed living here over the years, I want others to feel the same, and I will strive to continue to make Medina a nice, clean and safe place with opportunities to work and stay. flourish for all residents. “
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