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Níel M. Jurist
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200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4043
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Fall Recreation Programming Offers New Opportunities
8/14/2014

Fall Recreation Programming Offers New Opportunities

Gahanna kids have new programming options from the Gahanna Parks & Recreation this Fall. The Department has been able to partner with local organizations to fill the programming need.

The 2014 Fall Gateway will be distributed through Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools the week of August 18 and will be distributed to businesses throughout the community the same week. The guide is also available on the Parks & Recreation page at Gahanna.gov. 

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Lane Shifts on Eastbound Lanes of US-62 at Olde Ridenour Rd
8/7/2014

Lane Shifts on Eastbound Lanes of US-62 at Olde Ridenour Rd

The Service Department has approved lane shifts on the eastbound lanes of US-62 at the intersection of Olde Ridenour Rd to allow for construction of a right turn lane.  The lane shifts will be in place from Monday August 11th through Monday September 15th.  Construction work is permitted 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

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City Releases First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
8/5/2014

City Releases First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The City of Gahanna has released its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2013. Click here to view a copy of the full report.

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A Plea to Save 2 Gahanna City Pools from Closing
8/1/2014

A Plea to Save 2 Gahanna City Pools from Closing

abc6 reporter, James Jackson recently interviewed Tony Collins, director of Gahanna Parks & Recreation about the City's decision to close the pools in 2015.

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City of Gahanna Moves to New Technology for Job Applications
7/31/2014

City of Gahanna Moves to New Technology for Job Applications

City of Gahanna has launched a new software system to improve the hiring process for job seekers and hiring managers.....

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Message from Mayor Becky Stinchcomb
7/23/2014

Message from Mayor Becky Stinchcomb

Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb was featured as a guest columnist in ThisWeek Community News.  She recently announced that she won't seek re-election next year.  Mayor Stinchcomb has served as the city's mayor for more than 12 years, following 10 years of serving on Gahanna City Council. Her current term will end Jan. 2, 2016.

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Property Tax Break Available for Damaged Homes
7/11/2014

Property Tax Break Available for Damaged Homes

Following Monday night’s severe storm that knocked out power to thousands of people in central Ohio, Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo has reminded residents that a property value break of up to 50 percent may be available to owners of damaged properties which will create a tax break.

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Shops at Rocky Fork
7/3/2014

Shops at Rocky Fork

The Shops at Rocky Fork Development is a transformative project located at the intersection of Rocky Fork South and Hamilton Road. The private sector, led by Wagenbrenner Company and Courtfield Properties, acquired 12 residential properties and will construct three neighborhood based retail facilities on the site.

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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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Grow Zone Usage Expanded to Fleet Run Reserve
6/25/2014

Grow Zone Usage Expanded to Fleet Run Reserve

The City of Gahanna parks and open spaces are going back to nature with the implementation of Grow Zones through the citys parks and open space system. The latest Gahanna Grow Zone is being introduced to Fleet Run Reserve. The Fleet Run Grow Zone program began in the fall of 2013 and then restarted as the grass growing season began in 2014.  Over time, the area will revert to a wooded state and provide numerous environmental benefits as well as a cost savings of more than $2,000 per year. 

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