Miller has lived in
"I'm running for Ashland city commissioner because I'm passionate about our city," said Miller.
This will be Miller's first time running for public office. She said the most intimidating thing about this race is being new. She wants to assure the public she has been doing her research and is studying the city to do the best job she can.
Miller said she knows first hand how the people feel regarding layoffs and closure at
"I felt the pain personally when
Miller said being a stay-at-home mom is an asset and has given her a skill set that would make her a perfect candidate for city commission.
"I can adequately budget," Miller said. "I think that, as a one-income family, you learn to cut out what's not necessary. As a city commissioner, I think you need to apply those same things."
Little details are the most important when working with a budget, she said.
"You can say 'Do we really need this?'" said Miller. "We need to look at where the money is going."
Miller would like to propose the idea of greater zoning flexibility so more businesses can come into the city.
Miller is an active volunteer in the community, cooking meals for the
"I cook meals for the
"I'm for full transparency throughout the entire city," she added.
Miller participated in public comment during an
"I'm not a politician," Miller said. "What you see is what you get. I'm not the most politically correct. I want people to know they can call me any time, day or night. If I don't have the answer immediately I will make sure I have an answer for them."
The primary election for city commission is on
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