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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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Bike Tour to Utilize Gahanna Bike Routes
8/23/2016

Bike Tour to Utilize Gahanna Bike Routes

Join the Gahanna Bicycle and Trail Advisory Committee for a second History Tour on Sunday, August 28 at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 73 West Johnstown Rd. The 20 mile tour will utilize Gahanna bike routes and Jefferson Township scenic byways. The tour is free of charge with donations accepted for the Gahanna Historical Society.

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Lane Shift:  Hamilton Rd (Between US62 and Beecher Rd)
8/23/2016

Lane Shift: Hamilton Rd (Between US62 and Beecher Rd)

Shelly and Sands, the contractor for the 2016 Street Program will be repaving the bike path on Hamilton Rd between US-62 and Beecher Rd.  The work is scheduled for Wednesday, August 24th from 9am to 3pm.  Please click on the link for more information.

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8/16/2016

POOL UPDATE: Parks & Recreation Taking Steps to Ensure Public Health

Hunters Ridge Pool and Gahanna Swimming Pool are closed today, Tuesday, August 16.

Due to the recent outbreak of Cryptosporidosis in Central Ohio, Franklin County Public Health is advising local pools to take steps to ensure the health of our community. According to FCPH, Gahanna Parks & Recreation has NO CONFIRMED CASES at our sites, however, preventative steps are being taken to ensure the health and safety members and guests safe.

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City Transitions to County Emergency Mass Notification System
6/22/2016

City Transitions to County Emergency Mass Notification System

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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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
8/22/2016

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

From now until September 5, 2016, the Gahanna Division of Police will be participating in the national traffic safety initiative, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

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MOPRC ERH Program Provides Commuters a Free Ride Home
7/27/2016

MOPRC ERH Program Provides Commuters a Free Ride Home

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) new Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program is offering commuters who experience an emergency at work a free ride home.  The program is designed to reduce transportation and cost barriers to individuals who carpool, vanpool, walk, bike or ride transit an alternative commute home due to illness, family emergency, or unexpected overtime. Click here to register or learn more about the program.

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Get Active with Fall Parks & Recreation Programs
7/15/2016

Get Active with Fall Parks & Recreation Programs

Fundraise. Get (herbal) intensive. Remember a veteran. You can do it all with activities in the new Fall 2016 Gateway Program Guide—now with a fresh, new design!

This Gateway offers an abundance of programs and events, including fundraising with the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation Hops & Vines Fest, new Intensive Series information for Fundamentals of Home Herbalism and an opportunity to purchase a brick to be dedicated on Veterans Day at Veterans Memorial Park.

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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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