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Níel M. Jurist
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200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4043
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City to Transition to County Emergency Mass Notification System Beginning July 1st
6/22/2016

City to Transition to County Emergency Mass Notification System Beginning July 1st

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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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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Fireworks to Return the Gahanna Golf Course
6/8/2016

Fireworks to Return the Gahanna Golf Course

The community is invited to the 2016 Independence Day Celebration on Monday, July 4th! Kick off your holiday by attending the annual Lions Club Parade at 10:30 a.m., then join us for some family fun down at Creekside Plaza from 5 - 9 p.m. and end the day with the grand finale - a fireworks display launched near the Gahanna Golf Course! 

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Gahanna Residential Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event
6/1/2016

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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Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing
5/17/2016

Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

Gahanna is continuing another year of unidirectional waterline flushing.  This is a systematic and controlled procedure that uses water at a high velocity to remove sedimentation, improve water quality and increase the flow efficiency within the waterlines of the distribution system.  This preventative maintenance technique is endorsed and encouraged by the Ohio EPA.

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City Encourages Property Owners to Maintain Sidewalks
5/17/2016

City Encourages Property Owners to Maintain Sidewalks

As a reminder, residents and businesses are responsible for maintaining their sidewalk, curb, and gutter.  Please keep these areas clear of leaves, snow, ice and debris in order to help maintain the safety of pedestrians.  City Ordinance 521.06 states: No owner or occupant of abutting lands shall fail to keep the sidewalks, curbs or gutters in repair and free from snow, ice or any nuisance (ORC 723.011).

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Columbia Gas Expanding with $38M Training Center in Gahanna
5/12/2016

Columbia Gas Expanding with $38M Training Center in Gahanna

Columbia Gas of Ohio is building a $38 million training center in Gahanna, allowing the natural gas utility to bring in hundreds of workers from around the state for training in a centralized location.

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It’s Mosquito Season
4/4/2016

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.  Check out the article to learn more about control techniques and tips to avoid mosquitoes.

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