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: N Hamilton Rd @ Silver Ln
7/22/2014

Lane Closure: N Hamilton Rd @ Silver Ln

The Service Department has approved multiple lane closures on N Hamilton Rd @ Silver Ln for median and utility work.  The first closure will be from July 28th through August 1st.  One northbound and one southbound lane will be closed and remain closed for the duration of the week.  The second closure will be from August 4th through August 7th.  One southbound lane will be closed and remain closed each day from 9am-3pm.  Click here to view a map detailing the lane closures.

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It's Mosquito Season!
7/2/2014

It's Mosquito Season!

Mosquito season is officially in full-swing. The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control this year. FCPH uses an Integrated Pest Management approach with a public health focus to reduce and control disease-carrying mosquitoes.

During mosquito season, Franklin County Public Health will set traps out every Monday night throughout central Ohio and test the mosquitoes on Tuesday for mosquito-borne diseases, such as the West Nile Virus (WNV).

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Traffic signal update: N. Hamilton & Beecher Rd.
6/13/2014

Traffic signal update: N. Hamilton & Beecher Rd.

The traffic signal at N. Hamilton Rd. & Beecher Rd. is under repair. Expect longer than usual delays at this intersection over the next few weeks until the repairs have been made. Please use caution when entering this area.

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Uni-Directional Hydrant Flushing Complete
6/5/2014

Uni-Directional Hydrant Flushing Complete

Gahanna is continuing another year of uni-directional waterline flushing.  This is a systematic and controlled procedure that cleans the pipes of the water distribution system.  Removal of sediment and stale water maintain the quality and efficiency of the waterlines.  Uni-directional flushing is a preventative maintenance technique endorsed and encouraged by the Ohio EPA.

(Update, 7-24-14): Uni-directional flushing for 2014 has been completed.  A total of 129,800 ft of waterline was cleaned.

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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 2nd quarter issue of the 2014 Quarterly Update is available.

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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

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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)