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
  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 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

Gahanna Residential Shredding and E-Recycling Day

Gahanna Residential Shredding and E-Recycling Day

Please join us for the Gahanna Residential Shredding and E-Recycling Day on Saturday July 18, 2015 from 9:00am – 1:00pm at the City Hall parking lot, located at 200 S Hamilton Rd.  Residents can drop off their family and household records for shredding as well as computers and other electronics devices for recycling.

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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.  Click above to learn more about control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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Morse Road Widening Project

Morse Road Widening Project

The City of Columbus is expecting to begin the Morse Road Widening Project on Monday March 23, 2015.  This project will widen Morse Road from two to three lanes between US 62 and Trellis Lane.  There may  be delays during construction; however, two way one lane traffic is expected to be maintained throughout the duration of construction.  The project is expected to be complete by October 2015.

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Consumer Confidence Report

Consumer Confidence Report

The Consumer Confidence Report for 2014 has been released.

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Quarterly Update

Quarterly Update

The 2nd quarter issue of the 2015 Quarterly Update is available.

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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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How You Can Help Protect Our Waterways

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 

Matthew Holdren 
Deputy Director

Robert Priestas
City Engineer

Jeff Feltz 
Water Resources Engineer

Grant Crawford
Project Administrator

Russ Sims
Streets and Utilities Superintendent

Fleet Superintendent

Adam Grove 
Facilities Maintenance Coordinator

Jill Webb 
Engineering Program Technician

Jennifer Hamilton 
Administrative Technician

Gina Sheppard 
Administrative Assistant

Linda James & Jeanie Hersey 

Donna Harper, Brenda Wilson, & Michelle Newman 
Utility Billing Specialists
Backflow Test Report
Grease Trap Cleaning Report
Right-of-Way Permit Application

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)