Scott Karlo

Scott Karlo

I have a hard time talking about myself.

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Let's Talk About Doing Good this New Year

Taken from the above blog (http://theciviccommons.com/blog/be-an-action-of-good-for-the-new-year), "we seem to be far more generous during the holiday season. Charities get more from us, the needy get more from us, even...

Share the Good News

There is no shortage of negative news. Sadly it seems we don't tend to accept much in the way of positive as "news." I think if we did more of it would be reported. I wrote the above blog to try and remind people just how...

how do you support local businesses?

I responded to how do you support local businesses? : Some of my favrotei businesses in Cuyahoga Falls are... Trigo's Market bakery: 3247 State Road...

how do you support local businesses?

Let's give some attention to our favorite local businesses. Share some contact info (web site, address, etc.) and what makes them so special to you.

Let's re-Think Government Regulation

I responded to Let's re-Think Government Regulation: In my Bald Eagle blog, I wrote, "Today I hear people refer to scientists as “stupid” for their...

Let's re-Think Government Regulation

This conversation springboards from the blog post located here(http://theciviccommons.com/blog/government-regulation-to-the-rescue) that looks at government regulation and how it protected the very bird that symbolizes our...

Why do we hate school levies only to eventually support them?

I responded to Why do we hate school levies only to eventually support them?: So what caused the significant change of heart for public education support? More importantly,...

Why do we hate school levies only to eventually...

With significant failures in the past, 73% in 2011, why did so many school districts win and win by large margins on November 6th, 2012? More importantly, how do we maintain this support moving forward?

National Day of Conversation 2012

I responded to Jason Russell: it's worth noting that in Summit County (and I imagine Cuyahoga is similar), 4 of the 6 that...

Jason Russell

School levies seems to have fared very well. Just looking at Cuyahoga and Summit counties in Ohio. (The two most populous counties in Northeast Ohio). 9 out of 11 levies passed in Cuyahoga and 8 of 11 passed in Summit. If... Continue reading

National Day of Conversation 2012

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: Shameless plug for an earlier conversation on this topic.   ...

Jill Miller Zimon

People often talk about how our mayors are our real leaders, that it is at the local level where our system is most compelled to accomplish problem resolution. Here in Ohio, many local governments are nonpartisan - and... Continue reading