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

City Extends Local Income Tax Filing Deadline
4/15/2014

City Extends Local Income Tax Filing Deadline

Due to the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) experiencing such high volume of calls and website traffic, the City of Gahanna has extended the deadline to file your local income taxes until Monday, April 21, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Forms are available at the City Hall, 200 South Hamilton Road and on our website. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you have additional questions, please contact our Finance Department at 614.342.4060.

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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 control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program Offered by Ohio EMA
4/8/2014

Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program Offered by Ohio EMA

Homeowners interested in constructing a tornado shelter may be eligible to receive a rebate for purchase and installation of safe rooms through the Ohio Emergency Management's (EMA) Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program.

Residents selected for the program are eligible for a rebate up to 75 percent of the cost to install or construct a safe room – up to a maximum of $5,250. To apply for the Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program, homeowners have until 5 p.m. April 18, 2014 to register on the Ohio EMA website: https://ohiosharpp.ema.state.oh.us/saferoom2014/.

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Calling All Volunteers!
3/26/2014

Calling All Volunteers!

Volunteers are needed for the Gahanna Cleans Green shredding and e-recycling event on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9:00am – 1:00pm at the City Hall parking lot, located at 200 S Hamilton Rd.  This is a great opportunity for your school, church or other service organization to get involved and help protect our environment.  Volunteer tasks include event setup, directing traffic, collecting GRIN donations, transporting shredding or e-recycling items and event tear down.  If interested, please call Sharon Montgomery at 614-342-4090 or click the link above.

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Gahanna Cleans Green Event!
3/14/2014

Gahanna Cleans Green Event!

Please join us for the Gahanna Cleans Green event on Saturday April 26, 2014 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.  Click above for more information.

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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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Helpful Tips for Keeping Storm Drains Clear
2/18/2014

Helpful Tips for Keeping Storm Drains Clear

After receiving heavy snow falls over the past few weeks, meteorologists are forecasting warmer temperatures over the next few days. As snow and ice melt, the City of Gahanna is asking residents, who are physically able, to assist crews by making sure the storm drains and catch basins around your home are clear of snow and ice.

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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 and Brenda Wilson
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)