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Níel M. Jurist
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Gahanna, OH 43230

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June 23: Gahanna Pools Closed & Creekside Live Update
6/23/2017

June 23: Gahanna Pools Closed & Creekside Live Update

Due to today's rain, Gahanna Swimming Pool and Hunters Ridge Pool are both closed for the remainder of the day.
Creekside Live will continue rain or shine. Come out tonight to see The Reaganomics with JJ Snare.

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On-Ramp from US-62 West to I-270 North Closed from 8:00pm June 23 to 5:00am June 26
6/13/2017

On-Ramp from US-62 West to I-270 North Closed from 8:00pm June 23 to 5:00am June 26

Shelly and Sands, a contractor for ODOT, is performing concrete repairs on I-270 that requires the on-ramp from US-62 west to I-270 north to be closed.  The closure will occur from 8:00pm Friday June 23 to 5:00am Monday June 26.  The detour will be US-62 west to I-270 south to S Hamilton Rd (SR-317) to I-270 north.  Click the link above for more details.

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Gahanna Police is Accepting Proposals for Towing Services
6/20/2017

Gahanna Police is Accepting Proposals for Towing Services

The Gahanna Division of Police is accepting proposals for qualified towing companies to provide towing and storage services. Interested companies should submit three copies of their responses to the RFP no later than Friday, July 21, 2017, by 5 pm.

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Earn the Mayor's Award this Independence Day for Showing Your Community Spirit
6/9/2017

Earn the Mayor's Award this Independence Day for Showing Your Community Spirit

Join us in celebrating our nation's independence by participating in a full day of family fun activities and a chance to win the Mayor's Award for best decorations!  This 4th of July, Mayor Kneeland is encouraging residents, especially children and teens to get involved by decorating their bikes, wagons, and four-legged friends or to help build a float for the annual parade. During the parade, the mayor will be passing out his award to participants that show their country pride and community spirit.

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Teen Curfew Reminder
6/7/2017

Teen Curfew Reminder

Now that school is out for the summer, the Gahanna Division of Police would like to remind parents about the City's curfew ordinance. Per City of Gahanna Ordinance (Chapter 531.01) children under the age of 14 not accompanied by an adult must be indoors by 10 p.m., while teenagers 14-17 must be in by 11 pm.

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Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing
5/18/2017

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.  Click the link above to learn more about this process and view a map of the areas being flushed.

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Enjoy Summer Reading through the Story Trail at Friendship Park
5/11/2017

Enjoy Summer Reading through the Story Trail at Friendship Park

Join us as we kick-off a new story trail this summer at Friendship Park! The story trail is in collaboration with the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Gahanna Lincoln High School and is part of the Gahanna Library's Summer Reading Program encouraging families to engage in the outdoors through reading throughout the summer.

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It’s Mosquito Season
4/17/2017

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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MORPC Provides FREE Energy-Saving Services to the Community
4/13/2017

MORPC Provides FREE Energy-Saving Services to the Community

MORPC can deliver energy-saving services in your community to help residents stay warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer, and save money on energy bills. MORPC provides FREE home weatherization programs to income-eligible renters and homeowners in Franklin County.

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Kneeland: 'Exciting' Year Ahead
3/30/2017

Kneeland: 'Exciting' Year Ahead

Gahanna is off to an exciting 2017 and 2016 marked a great year in the city, Mayor Tom Kneeland said during the March 23 State of the City address.

Kneeland highlighted past achievements and provided a look ahead in the address given before a standing-room-only crowd in council chambers.

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