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Community Shares Ideas, Brainstorms for Parks and Recreation Opportunities
11/14/2014

Community Shares Ideas, Brainstorms for Parks and Recreation Opportunities

A big "thank you" from the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Parks & Recreation Board to all community members who attended the community dialogue, "Planning our Future: Gahanna Pools, Parks and other Recreation Opportunities" on Wednesday, November 5. Over 100 people participated in six different round table discussions led by Parks Board members to provide input and brainstorm on a series of parks, recreation and pool related questions. Click here for a complete meeting summary. 

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Proper Leaf Disposal Helps Prevent Flooding
10/24/2014

Proper Leaf Disposal Helps Prevent Flooding

It's that time of year where we enjoy the fall colors in Gahanna's beautiful parks and in our neighborhoods.  It's also a time where residents and businesses can help pitch in to keep our streets clean and prevent flooding by raking up fallen leaves and pine needles.  Click the link above for details regarding proper leaf disposal.

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Water System Leak Detection Project
10/7/2014

Water System Leak Detection Project

The Department of Public Service is currently undertaking a water system leak detection project in order to optimize the peak performance of the City’s water distribution system.  ME Simpson, a professional leak detection company, has been contracted to perform the work with assistance from City Water Division personnel.  Click the link above for more details.

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AEP and City Working Together to Reduce Power Outages in Gahanna
10/2/2014

AEP and City Working Together to Reduce Power Outages in Gahanna

Trees that grow near power lines can be dangerous and cause power outages. Although outages occur for a variety of reasons, one of the most common causes of power outages is tree limbs falling onto power lines. To prevent dangerous situations, the City of Gahanna works with AEP to regularly trim and remove trees on a rotating schedule, in addition to clearing branches from power lines. AEP contracts with Asplundh Tree Expert Company Inc, a licensed international tree -care company.

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Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)
9/10/2014

Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)

The Service Department has approved lane closures for Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave).  Two-way traffic will be maintained while the City’s contractor constructs a new 16" waterline along sections of Taylor Rd and Science Blvd.  The improvement requires a long construction process.  Weather permitting, work will begin on September 15th and could continue through November 24th.  The lane closures will be continuous for the duration of the project.

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City Releases Comprehensive Overview of Gahanna Aquatics
8/26/2014

City Releases Comprehensive Overview of Gahanna Aquatics

The Parks & Recreation Department has released a comprehensive overview of aquatics in Gahanna. The document includes a history of aquatics in Gahanna, a current financial overview and future operational forecasts.  Click here to view the complete document.

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Leaders Wading Through Options for Pools
8/21/2014

Leaders Wading Through Options for Pools

Gahanna leaders are exploring ways to continue to offer safe pools and enjoyable for residents while planning for a sustainable financial future.

Parks and recreation director Tony Collins is expected to provide information to Gahanna City Council on Aug. 25 regarding the past, present and possible future operations of the pools.

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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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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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