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Níel M. Jurist
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200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4043
niel.jurist@gahanna.gov

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A Community Conversation with Law Enforcement
7/26/2016

A Community Conversation with Law Enforcement

The City of Gahanna Division of Police will host a community conversation on Thursday, August 4, 2016 in the Council Chambers of Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Rd.  

The purpose of this event is to engage our residents in an open and honest dialogue about concerns and strengthen the relationship between diverse communities and law enforcement.

For more information contact 614.342.4043 or email information@gahanna.gov.

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City to Transitions to County Emergency Mass Notification System
6/22/2016

City to Transitions to County Emergency Mass Notification System

Beginning July 1, 2016, subscribers on the current emergency notification system CodeRED will now have to sign up on ALERT Franklin County to continue to receive important updates and emergency notifications.  Signing up is easy and quick, click here to opt into the new system.

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MOPRC ERH Program Provides Commuters a Free Ride Home
7/27/2016

MOPRC ERH Program Provides Commuters a Free Ride Home

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) new Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program is offering commuters who experience an emergency at work a free ride home.  The program is designed to reduce transportation and cost barriers to individuals who carpool, vanpool, walk, bike or ride transit an alternative commute home due to illness, family emergency, or unexpected overtime. Click here to register or learn more about the program.

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Gahanna Residential Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event
7/17/2016

Gahanna Residential Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event

Please join us for the Gahanna Residential Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event on Saturday July 30, 2016 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 the link above for more detailed information.

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Get Active with Fall Parks & Recreation Programs
7/15/2016

Get Active with Fall Parks & Recreation Programs

Fundraise. Get (herbal) intensive. Remember a veteran. You can do it all with activities in the new Fall 2016 Gateway Program Guide—now with a fresh, new design!

This Gateway offers an abundance of programs and events, including fundraising with the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation Hops & Vines Fest, new Intensive Series information for Fundamentals of Home Herbalism and an opportunity to purchase a brick to be dedicated on Veterans Day at Veterans Memorial Park.

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City of Gahanna Seeks Resident Opinion
7/6/2016

City of Gahanna Seeks Resident Opinion

The City of Gahanna is asking residents to participate in The National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS™). The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of the city and to make comparisons with peer cities.
During the month of July, a random and scientific sample of 1,800 Gahanna households will receive invitations to participate in the mail and their confidential responses will be weighted and analyzed.

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Carpenter Road Closure (July 11 - August 17)
7/5/2016

Carpenter Road Closure (July 11 - August 17)

Carpenter Road will be closed to through traffic between Shull Ave and N Hamilton Rd beginning July 11th for the bridge replacement over Sycamore Run.  Click the link above for more information.

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Initiative Centered on Beautification
6/23/2016

Initiative Centered on Beautification

Gahanna's Becky Kneeland said she wants residents to know its a new day in the city. Kneeland, wife of Mayor Tom Kneeland, is leading a new civic-pride initiative with the creation of a nonprofit called Make Gahanna Yours.

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Columbus Awarded $50M in Smart City Challenge
6/22/2016

Columbus Awarded $50M in Smart City Challenge

Columbus will be the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart City.   The city beat out six other finalists for the competition to receive $50 million in grant funding from the federal government and Vulcan Inc. to develop Columbus into the nation's proving ground for intelligent transportation systems.  This award is not only a great win for the City of Columbus but for the region.  Please join us in congratulating Columbus on winning the Smart City Challenge!

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Gahanna Hosts Free Creekside Live Concert Series this Summer
6/9/2016

Gahanna Hosts Free Creekside Live Concert Series this Summer

The City of Gahanna Recreation & Parks Department invites the community to enjoy live music and entertainment from the region’s finest acts in the heart of downtown Gahanna at Creekside Live. This year’s event presented by Lew Griffin Insurance, will be held on the second and fourth Fridays this summer beginning June 10 – Aug. 26.

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