Passion • Dedication • Experience
I am passionate about using my experience to protect and improve the quality of life in our community.
Meet Rocco Yeargin
Green City Council Member
Attorney at Young & Yeargin LLC
Having worked full time in the practice of law for 26 years, I have come to enjoy solving problems for my clients. I look forward to using this experience to protect and improve the quality of life for all Green residents.
During my five years on Green City Council, I have developed a passion for serving residents. Working with residents has been the most enjoyable part of my public service. I strive to build trust with every opportunity to address resident concerns. It’s time to build on the valuable experience I have gained as a leader on Council to improve the quality of life in Green as your next Mayor.
Serving on Green City Council
As an Active Resident of the Green Community
Of Professional Experience
Commitment to Community
Public service is much more than official duties of the office; it’s also about investing time and energy in the community partners that are making a difference.
Worked with the Mayor of Green and community leaders to:
Establish a temporary COVID Relief Fund to support non-profits in Green in 2021
Establish the framework for a permanent Green Community Foundation in 2022
Worked with the Green Mayor and residents to:
Establish a community Diversity/Inclusion Committee in 2019
GBSF softball coach from 2019 to 2023
Green Area Chamber of Commerce Member since 2018
Founding Member of Green Rotary since 2018
Founding Member of Green Rotary Foundation in 2020
Green Resident since 2006
Married 16 years to wife Melinda with 3 children
Vision for Green
I believe strong relationships are the fundamental building blocks for any community.
By fostering a spirit of collaboration between the Mayor’s office, City Council, and residents, Green indeed has a bright future.
Improving Quality of Life for Green Residents
6 Key Focus Areas to achieve this goal
- Successful completion of current construction on Massillon Road
- Improve residential streets
- Develop more recreation options through the Community Courts Complex
- Support our outstanding schools
- Carefully balance sensible economic growth while protecting the quality of our neighborhoods
- Enhance public safety by supporting our first responders and law enforcement
Building Community Through Collaboration
5 Key Focus Areas to achieve this goal
- Develop a strong working relationship with City Council
- Collaborate with the school system to efficiently meet community needs
- Encourage volunteerism through civic engagement
- Improve communication with residents
- Be proactive in seeking resident input before deciding important community issues
Ensuring Responsible Government Practices
2 Key Focus Areas to achieve this goal
- Practice Fiscal Responsibility
- Respond quickly and completely to resident concerns
Career & Qualifications
I’ve built my legal career protecting people’s rights, leveling the playing field to ensure fairness. I’ve applied this same zeal to my years on City Council by carefully researching every important issue and obtaining resident feedback to arrive at the best result.
Green City Council Member since 2018
Served as President and Vice President
Served as Chairman of the Finance Committee; Planning, Community, and Economic Development Committee; Rules and Personnel Committee; and Transportation and Stormwater Committee
Lawyer focused on Consumer Rights and Estate Planning since 1996
Owner of small business, Young & Yeargin LLC, since 2006
Firm was recognized as Consumer Law firm of the Year by the National Association of Consumer Advocates for 2003
EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT
B.A. Hiram College, Magna Cume Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
J.D. University of Akron School of Law, Magna Cum Laude
Graduate of Leadership Akron Class 38
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