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
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.
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.
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/.
Please report all potholes to the Service Department at 614-342-4005.
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.
Columbia Gas releases rates for 2014.
WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone announces program and rate changes for 2014.
The 2nd quarter issue of the 2014 Quarterly Update is available.
The Service Department Annual Report for 2013 has been released.
The Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District is offering rain barrels for your home at a reduced cost through their GreenSpot Rain Barrel Program. For more information call Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District at 614-486-9613.
Water Resources Engineer
Streets and Utilities Superintendent
Facilities Maintenance Coordinator
Engineering Program Administrator
Linda James & Jeanie Hersey
Donna Harper and Brenda Wilson
Utility Billing Specialists
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)