Service & Engineering

200 South Hamilton, Gahanna, OH 43230 | Office - (614) 342-4005 | Fax - (614) 342-4100
Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
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The Director's office is responsible for budgeting, personnel, purchasing, interception of citizen complaints for the department, and management of right of way and utility aggregation programs. In addition it is responsible for the maintenance of municipal buildings. The office produces new ordinances as needed to address situations that arise from City growth in addition to routine service contracts, equipment leases, etc.

The Director of Public Service is appointed by the Mayor and is directly involved in the day-to-day administration, planning, implementation, and enforcement operations for all departments under his/her supervision. By Charter, the Director of Public Service has the responsibility of maintaining all public lands and buildings. He/She is also the purchasing agent for the City.

In addition the Department also handles such responsibilities as: recycling; street light & signal installation & maintenance; dead animal pickup; water & sewer line maintenance; and, refuse pickup.

Service & Engineering Department News

Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)
9/10/2014

Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)

The Service Department has approved lane closures for Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave).  Two-way traffic will be maintained while the City’s contractor constructs a new 16" waterline along sections of Taylor Rd and Science Blvd.  The improvement requires a long construction process.  Weather permitting, work will begin on September 15th and could continue through November 24th.  The lane closures will be continuous for the duration of the project.

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Consumer Confidence Report
4/17/2014

Consumer Confidence Report

The Consumer Confidence Report for 2013 has been released.

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Mosquito Control
4/14/2014

Mosquito Control

The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control in 2014.  Call the FCPH Mosquito Bite Line at 614-525-BITE (2483) to submit a request for service or to report mosquito problems or concerns.  The Bite Line is a voicemail system so please leave a detailed message.  Click above to learn more about testing, spraying, control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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Requests for Pothole Repair
3/11/2014

Requests for Pothole Repair

Please report all potholes to the Service Department at 614-342-4005.

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Columbia Gas 2014 Rate Information
12/10/2013

Columbia Gas 2014 Rate Information

Columbia Gas releases rates for 2014.

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WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone Announces Changes for 2014
12/10/2013

WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone Announces Changes for 2014

WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone announces program and rate changes for 2014.

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Quarterly Update
2/25/2013

Quarterly Update

The 3rd quarter issue of the 2014 Quarterly Update is available.


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Service Department Annual Report
4/15/2012

Service Department Annual Report

The Service Department Annual Report for 2013 has been released.

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How You Can Help Protect Our Waterways
3/29/2012

How You Can Help Protect Our Waterways

Rain barrels and rain gardens are two alternative approaches that you can take at home to combat stormwater runoff and help to eliminate pollution distribution into the stream, control erosion, prevent flooding and improve water quality while enhancing the beauty of the landscape.  Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District is offering incentives for both.  Click the link above for more information.

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Division Staff
Dottie Franey 
Director

Matt Holdren 
Deputy Director

Karl Wetherholt
City  Engineer

Jeff Feltz
Water Resources Engineer

Russ Sims
Streets and Utilities Superintendent

Rick Creps
Fleet Superintendent

Adam Grove
Facilities Maintenance Coordinator

Jill Webb
Engineering Program Administrator

Jennifer Hamilton 
Administrative Assistant

Gina Sheppard
Secretary 

Linda James & Jeanie Hersey 
Receptionists

Donna Harper, Brenda Wilson, & Michelle Newman 
Utility Billing Specialists

Forms


 

Utility Contacts


American Electric Power, AEP: 1-800-672-2231, for outages or problems call 1-800-277-2177  (website)

AT&T U-Verse: 1-800-288-2020  (website)

Columbia Gas of Ohio: 1-800-344-4077  (website)

Ohio Utilities Protection Service, OUPS: 8-1-1 or 1-800-362-2764  (website)

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, PUCO: 1-800-686-7826  (website - comparison of energy prices)

Time Warner Cable (Insight is now a part to Time Warner): 614-481-5050  (website)

WOW Cable: 1-866-496-9669  (website)