Entries by Niel Jurist

FCEM&HS Implements Changes to Outdoor Warning Siren System

We’ve received a few calls concerning our outdoor sirens not being activated notifying Gahanna residents about a tornado warning. In an effort to provide residents with more accurate information, Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security has made some changes to its notification system. The Outdoor Warning Siren System is now divided into four warning zones, […]

Report a Pothole

The City of Gahanna is responsible for maintaining residential streets, and portions of major arterials. To report a pothole or damage on a city-maintained roadway click here. You may also contact the Department of Public Service & Engineering at 614.342.4005.  

City of Gahanna Awarded Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting for Fourth Consecutive Year

The City of Gahanna has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting […]

City Buzzing with Enthusiasm for Bee City Projects

Original story by Marla Kuhlman, ThisWeek Community News The buzz around Gahanna is that the city is officially a “Bee City USA.” Gahanna landed the status after city council voted to pursue the program that helps communities recognize the importance of pollinators. Residents can expect to see a variety of initiatives, including the installation and […]

City of Gahanna and local writer team up to team up to capture stories of City employed Veterans

The City of Gahanna is teaming up with Gahanna writer Jef Benedetti to tell military stories of City employees who are veterans. The resulting video interviews and veteran information will become part of the Veterans History Project (VHP), which is run under the auspices of the U.S. Library of Congress. The VHP website contains stories […]