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Níel M. Jurist
Public Information Manager

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

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

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Community News:  Vettes, Rods & Classics - 8/1/15
7/27/2015

Community News: Vettes, Rods & Classics - 8/1/15

The Capital City Corvette Club presents the Vets, Rods, and Classics car show at Creekside in Gahanna on August 1, 2015 . Registration begins at 2pm followed by judging, live entertainment, and awards! Click the article for more details or contact Mark Thomas at mthomas044@aol.com/614.329.1717

*Rain Date - Sunday, August 2, 2015*

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ALERT Franklin County --  Emergency Notification System
7/21/2015

ALERT Franklin County -- Emergency Notification System

Currently, the City of Gahanna utilizes CodeRED to provide emergency notifications and warnings about important events to its citizens. Beginning July 21, 2015, Gahanna citizens will have the option to sign up to receive alerts about emergencies and other community news through ALERT Franklin County -- Franklin County's new Mass Notification & Warning System. To register or learn more information, click here.

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Hamilton Road Central Widening Project
6/17/2015

Hamilton Road Central Widening Project

The City of Gahanna, in partnership with Franklin County, will begin construction on N Hamilton Rd between Carpenter Rd and US-62 beginning Monday, June 22, 2015.  The project will help enhance roadway capacity with the widening of N Hamilton Rd, reduce traffic congestion with the addition of two roundabouts and improve pedestrian connectivity in the area. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.  Click here to view a short video, which provides more details concerning the Hamilton Road Central Widening Project.

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Road Closure:  Heil Dr (from Worman Dr to Lyncroft Dr)
7/21/2015

Road Closure: Heil Dr (from Worman Dr to Lyncroft Dr)

Strawser paving will be reconstructing Heil Dr from Worman Dr to Lyncroft Dr in two phases.  Phase 2 will start once Phase 1 has been completed and reopened.

Phase 1:  Worman Dr to 343/344 Heil Dr
Phase 2:  343/344 Heil Dr to Lyncroft Dr

Heil Dr Phase 1 will be closed to all traffic starting Tuesday, July 21st, 2015.  The roadway and all driveways will be closed to car traffic at this time.  The road will reopen Friday, August 7th, 2015, weather permitting.

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Road Closure:  Flintridge Dr (from Rocky Fork South to Rocky Fork North)
7/21/2015

Road Closure: Flintridge Dr (from Rocky Fork South to Rocky Fork North)

Strawser Paving will be reconstructing Flintridge Dr from Rocky Fork South to Rocky Fork North in two phases.  Phase 2 will start once Phase 1 has been completed and reopened.

Phase 1:  Rocky Fork South to the Cul-de-dac
Phase 2:  Cul-de-sac to Rocky Fork North

Flintridge Dr Phase 1 will be closed to all traffic starting Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015.  The roadway and all driveways will be closed to car traffic at this time.  The road will reopen Friday, August 7th, 2015 weather permitting.

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Governance Commission Meeting -- July 28, 2015
7/6/2015

Governance Commission Meeting -- July 28, 2015

The City of Gahanna Governance Commission is scheduled to hear from a panel of regional officials to learn about their chosen form of city government. The panel is set to meet on July 28, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers in City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Rd.  For more information, contact the Council office at 614.342.4090.

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10 Tips for Driving in Work Zones
6/26/2015

10 Tips for Driving in Work Zones

Work zones can present an unfamiliar situation to drivers.  Click on the link above to see 10 tips for driving in work zones.

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Annex at Rocky Fork Zoning Application Has Been Withdrawn
6/26/2015

Annex at Rocky Fork Zoning Application Has Been Withdrawn

UPDATE:  The application for the Annex at Rocky Fork Zoning Change has been withdrawn.

The application was a request for a zoning change at 233-283 Hamilton Rd.  Current zoning is single, family residential and requested zoning is for CX-1 (Neighborhood Commercial, Mixed Use District-typical uses include the following: single family and multifamily residential, daycare, restaurants, banks, medical, office, and retail).  

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Summer Seasonal Job Openings with the City of Gahanna
6/15/2015

Summer Seasonal Job Openings with the City of Gahanna

Click here to check out the job openings available for this summer, including Lifeguard, Head Lifeguard and Camp Counselor.

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Uni-Directional Hydrant Flushing
6/3/2015

Uni-Directional Hydrant Flushing

Gahanna is continuing another year of uni-directional waterline flushing.  This is a systematic and controlled procedure that cleans the pipes of the water distribution system.  Removal of sediment and stale water maintain the quality and efficiency of the waterlines.  Uni-directional flushing is a preventative maintenance technique endorsed and encouraged by the Ohio EPA.

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