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thomas r. kneeland, Mayor of Gahanna

200 South Hamilton, Gahanna, OH 43230 | (614) 342-4045
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Road Closure:  Hamilton Rd Central between Clark State Rd and E Johnstown Rd
2/8/2016

Road Closure: Hamilton Rd Central between Clark State Rd and E Johnstown Rd

At approximately 3:30 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 a gas main was hit at the intersection of Hamilton Rd and Hamilton Ct.  Fire and police officials have closed Hamilton Rd to all traffic from Clark State Rd to E Johnstown Rd. Columbia Gas is working to repair the gas main. The estimated time of repair is expected to last approximately 2 hours.  Please click on the link above for further details.

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Gypsy Moth Treatment Open House to Take Place at City Hall
1/31/2016

Gypsy Moth Treatment Open House to Take Place at City Hall

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) will host an open house at Gahanna City Hall on February 9, 2016 at 6 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information to residents about aerial treatments of forested areas infested with the Gypsy Moth pest.  Treatment in the area is scheduled to begin mid-May, with a mating disruption disruption in mid-June.

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City to Hire Part-time Marketing and Communications Director to Focus on Economic Development, Branding and Strategic Communications
1/28/2016

City to Hire Part-time Marketing and Communications Director to Focus on Economic Development, Branding and Strategic Communications

Gahanna City Council is considering a recommendation from Mayor Kneeland to create a part-time director of marketing and communications position. As part of Mayor Kneeland's 10-point plan for economic growth and development, the position would focus on increasing the brand recognition of the city in order to aggressively market Gahanna to new and prospective businesses, guide the City in creating an overall marketing strategy, and work to unify and enhance its current overall communications efforts.

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Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy
1/6/2016

Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy

Newly elected Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland pointed to three key areas he wants to improve this year: economic growth and business development, resident engagement and transparency, and improving efficiency and reducing costs.

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Codified Ordinances To Get New and Improved Website
1/4/2016

Codified Ordinances To Get New and Improved Website

In order to enhance the user experience, we will be transitioning our Codified Ordinances to a new website.  The conversion is currently underway and is expected to be completed within the next few weeks.  

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City of Gahanna & CenterPoint Church Partner to Preserve Open Space on West Side of Gahanna
11/1/2015

City of Gahanna & CenterPoint Church Partner to Preserve Open Space on West Side of Gahanna

Today, Pastor Dave Jansen of CenterPoint Church and Mayor Becky Stinchcomb, announced together at the morning worship service the purchase of 7.44 acres of open field area around the church by the City for future use as parkland. The church will continue to own 4.25 acres and all the structures and parking lots for their activities and ministry in Gahanna.

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City Releases Economic Development Strategy
8/30/2015

City Releases Economic Development Strategy

The City of Gahanna has released its Economic Development strategy. The purpose of this strategy is to identify the community's economic potential to attract and retain business and spur development in the city.  The strategy is intended to serve as a guide for policymakers, community stakeholders, local businesses and future investors.

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 Department Staff
Tom Kneeland
Mayor
tom.kneeland@gahanna.gov

Jennifer Teal
City Administrator
jennifer.teal@gahanna.gov

Paula M. Benner
Administrative Assistant
paula.benner@gahanna.gov

Rita Westhoff
Administrative Assistant
rita.westhoff@Gahanna.gov


Níel M. Jurist
Public Information Manager
niel.jurist@gahanna.gov