Department of PUblic
Service and Engineering

200 S Hamilton Rd | Gahanna, OH 43230 | 614-342-4005 P | 614-342-4100 F
Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 5:00pm M-F
  Streets   Engineering

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 and Engineering 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 and Engineering 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.

Public Service and Engineering Department News

Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation

Help Protect Our Waterways Through Backyard Conservation

The public is invited to attend a free backyard conservation workshop on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St, Gahanna 43230.  The workshop will discuss urban stormwater, rainwater harvesting and infiltration and rebate options for backyard conservation practices.  You must register for the workshop in order to attend.  For more information contact the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District at 614-486-9613.

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It’s Mosquito Season

It’s Mosquito Season

The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control.  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.  Check out the article to learn more about control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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Quarterly Update Newsletter

Quarterly Update Newsletter

The 1st quarter issue of the 2016 Quarterly Update is now available.

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Property Owner FAQ: A Guide to Common Questions

Property Owner FAQ: A Guide to Common Questions

Click the link above to view a guide to common questions regarding streets, utilities, snow removal, water and others.

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10 Tips for Driving in Work Zones

10 Tips for Driving in Work Zones

Work zones can present an unfamiliar situation to drivers.  Click on the link above to see 10 tips for driving in work zones.

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Consumer Confidence Report

Consumer Confidence Report

The Consumer Confidence Report for 2015 has been released.

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Service Department Annual Report

Service Department Annual Report

The Service Department Annual Report for 2014 has been released.

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Division Staff
Dottie Franey

Matthew Holdren
Deputy Director

Robert Priestas
City Engineer

Jeff Feltz
Water Resources Engineer

Russ Sims
Streets and Utilities Superintendent

Greg Knoblock
Fleet Superintendent

Ken Fultz
Chief Building Official

Mike Frey
Building Inspector

Bonnie Gard
Zoning Administrator

Brian Reynolds
Code Enforcement Officer

Grant Crawford
Project Administrator

Adam Grove
Facilities Maintenance Coordinator

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