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Gypsy Moth Treatment Open House to Take Place at City Hall
1/31/2016

Gypsy Moth Treatment Open House to Take Place at City Hall

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) will host an open house at Gahanna City Hall on February 9, 2016 at 6 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information to residents about aerial treatments of forested areas infested with the Gypsy Moth pest.  Treatment in the area is scheduled to begin mid-May, with a mating disruption disruption in mid-June.

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City to Hire Part-time Marketing and Communications Director to Focus on Economic Development, Branding and Strategic Communications
1/28/2016

City to Hire Part-time Marketing and Communications Director to Focus on Economic Development, Branding and Strategic Communications

Gahanna City Council is considering a recommendation from Mayor Kneeland to create a part-time director of marketing and communications position. As part of Mayor Kneeland's 10-point plan for economic growth and development, the position would focus on increasing the brand recognition of the city in order to aggressively market Gahanna to new and prospective businesses, guide the City in creating an overall marketing strategy, and work to unify and enhance its current overall communications efforts.

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City to Kickoff Decal Design Contest to Increase Awareness about the Dangers of Distracted Driving
1/12/2016

City to Kickoff Decal Design Contest to Increase Awareness about the Dangers of Distracted Driving

The City of Gahanna has joined forces with Impact Teen Drivers, a nonprofit organization committed to ending reckless and distracted driving, to help create awareness about this issue in the community. To help promote this initiative, the City will kick-off  a distraction-free driving decal design contest.

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Mayor's Court Releases 2016 Unclaimed Funds List
1/6/2016

Mayor's Court Releases 2016 Unclaimed Funds List

The Gahanna Mayor's Court has released its list of unclaimed funds for 2016. Per ORC 1901.31, payees have until April 1, 2016 to claim funds or they will be declared unclaimed. For a list of unclaimed funds, click here

  

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Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy
1/6/2016

Gahanna's New Mayor Looks to Improve Community Engagement, Bolster Economy

Newly elected Gahanna Mayor Tom Kneeland pointed to three key areas he wants to improve this year: economic growth and business development, resident engagement and transparency, and improving efficiency and reducing costs.

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Codified Ordinances To Get New and Improved Website
1/4/2016

Codified Ordinances To Get New and Improved Website

In order to enhance the user experience, we will be transitioning our Codified Ordinances to a new website.  The conversion is currently underway and is expected to be completed within the next few weeks.  

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Fend off the Winter Blues with Recreation Activities
12/10/2015

Fend off the Winter Blues with Recreation Activities

Fend off the winter blues by staying active with Gahanna Parks & Recreation activities. Start gardening now by renting a garden plot at Friendship Park or Hannah Park. Plus, learn what you’ll need to do for Summer Camp Friendship registration day.

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City of Gahanna & CenterPoint Church Partner to Preserve Open Space on West Side of Gahanna
11/1/2015

City of Gahanna & CenterPoint Church Partner to Preserve Open Space on West Side of Gahanna

Today, Pastor Dave Jansen of CenterPoint Church and Mayor Becky Stinchcomb, announced together at the morning worship service the purchase of 7.44 acres of open field area around the church by the City for future use as parkland. The church will continue to own 4.25 acres and all the structures and parking lots for their activities and ministry in Gahanna.

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City Releases Economic Development Strategy
8/30/2015

City Releases Economic Development Strategy

The City of Gahanna has released its Economic Development strategy. The purpose of this strategy is to identify the community's economic potential to attract and retain business and spur development in the city.  The strategy is intended to serve as a guide for policymakers, community stakeholders, local businesses and future investors.

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Gahanna Among Top 10 Recognized as American Cities of the Future
8/21/2015

Gahanna Among Top 10 Recognized as American Cities of the Future

Each year, fDi Intelligence publishes a report, American Cities of the Future, ranking cities in North America under five categories: Economic Potential, Business Friendliness, Human Capital and Lifestyle, Cost Effectiveness and Connectivity. This year, Gahanna was among those recognized as one of the winners and was ranked 9th best micro city in North America for its Economic Potential and Human Capital and Lifestyle.

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