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Councilwoman Samantha Turner

Samantha Turner is the newly elected 3rd Ward City Councilwoman, who brings experience in governance, community engagement, and business administration to the office. Miss. Turner is the chair of the Parks and Playgrounds and Public Health Committee, vice-chair for Public Utilities, and committee member for parking and public health.

In the community, Miss. Turner is active with the Rotary Club of Youngstown, the Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens, the Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, First Night Youngstown, the Ebony Ladies Golf and Youth Foundation, Ohio Urban Renaissance, and is the steward of the Fairgreen Neighborhood Garden.

During her first term she would like to see the following:

  • Belmont Corridor in bloom and re-imaged with a growth plan and partnership with the community and other stakeholders.
  • Community Groups (Blockwatch) grow in size and demographics in order to solidify their projects and breathe life into their respective areas of the 3rd Ward.
  • Work with the administration, community, and legislators to develop forward-thinking plans that are easily adopted from one administration to the next. She is looking to develop plans where Youngstown can began to see long term sustainable changes while taking a more proactive approach to the future of our city.

In addition to City Council, Miss Turner writes grants and proposal for business and non-profits, teaches yoga, volunteers, and subcontracts for her father’s business, which allows her the flexibility needed to meet with City colleagues and constituents.

Miss Turner is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising, with an outside concentration in Business Administration. She is also an avid reader, gardener, animal lover, and enjoys spending time with her son, family, and friends.

3rd Ward

Samantha Turner

Councilwoman Samantha Turner

Term Began: January 1, 2020
Term Ends: December 31, 2023
Phone: (330) 398-9514
Fax: (330) 742-8707
26 S. Phelps St.
City Council, 6th Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503