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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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Lane Closure:  471 N Hamilton Rd at Park Crossing Construction Project
4/16/2015

Lane Closure: 471 N Hamilton Rd at Park Crossing Construction Project

The Service Department has approved a lane closure for 471 N Hamilton Rd at Park Crossing Construction Project.  Seal's Construction will be spot checking the existing water main for future service connection.  Once the job is complete, Seal's will steel plate the hole to return at a later date.  The southbound lane will be shut down during this time.  Two-way One-lane traffic will be maintained at all times.  Please call the Service Department at 614-342-4005 if you have any questions.

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Herb Day to Feature An Herbal Affair Preview Night; Surprise New Herb Blends
4/8/2015

Herb Day to Feature An Herbal Affair Preview Night; Surprise New Herb Blends

Preparations for Herb Day 2015 presented by Herb Day 2015 presented by Andrea Taylor, State Farm, Agent, are underway at the Ohio Herb Education Center, 110 Mill St., Gahanna. This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Gahanna’s Creekside District. Be sure to plan to attend An Herbal Affair, a new event to support the Herb Center, on Friday, May 8 from 7-9 p.m.

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It’s Mosquito Season
4/6/2015

It’s Mosquito Season

The City of Gahanna has contracted with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) for mosquito control.  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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Parks & Recreation Unveils 2015 Master Plan Update
3/24/2015

Parks & Recreation Unveils 2015 Master Plan Update

Residents are encouraged to review the Parks & Recreation 2015 Master Plan Update-the guiding document for the department for the next several years. An executive summary or the entire document is available here

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Teal Receives Council Vote for Assistant City Administrator Role
3/23/2015

Teal Receives Council Vote for Assistant City Administrator Role

Jennifer Teal has received approval from Gahanna’s City Council to add Assistant City Administrator to her current role as Director of Finance. Teal officially began her duties as Assistant City Administrator on Monday, March 16, 2015. The position was unanimously approved during the March 2nd City Council meeting.

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Morse Road Widening Project
3/19/2015

Morse Road Widening Project

The City of Columbus is expecting to begin the Morse Road Widening Project on Monday March 23, 2015.  This project will widen Morse Road from two to three lanes between US 62 and Trellis Lane.  There may  be delays during construction; however, two way one lane traffic is expected to be maintained throughout the duration of construction.  The project is expected to be complete by October 2015.

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Summer Employment Opportunities through Parks & Recreation
3/4/2015

Summer Employment Opportunities through Parks & Recreation

The City of Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation is now hiring a variety of seasonal positions for summer camps and paddle boat operators. 

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Statewide Tornado Drill to Take Place March 6th at 9:50 a.m.
3/3/2015

Statewide Tornado Drill to Take Place March 6th at 9:50 a.m.

As part of Ohio's Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 1 -7, the City pf Gahanna will participate in a Statewide Tornado Drill on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:50 a.m.  The sirens will be activated one time for three minutes -- a longer tone than in the regular Wednesday noon tests.  The test tone will be the same "tornado warning" tone which will be used in an actual tornado warning.

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Notice of Withdrawal -- Verizon Wireless
2/23/2015

Notice of Withdrawal -- Verizon Wireless

The Public Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7 p.m. has been cancelled. The applicant, Verizon Wireless has officially withdrawn their applications to the City of Gahanna Planning Commission.




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Gahanna Shares 911 Center with Whitehall During Renovations
2/9/2015

Gahanna Shares 911 Center with Whitehall During Renovations

Whitehall and Gahanna police departments have temporarily teamed up to share a 911 center.

While the Whitehall Police Department undergoes some renovations dispatchers from its police department relocated to Gahanna's dispatching facility. 

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