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City Council Confirms Board and Commission Appointments

After transitioning the terms of its various Boards and Commissions to occur within the same timeframe each year, City Council recently voted to confirm a slate of appointments and reappointments, per the following: Board of Tax Review: Edward Bernert, Dr. Ann Gabriel Board of Zoning and Planning: Shannon Tolliver (reappointment), Marianne Mitchell (reappointment), Richard Todd Boyer City Tree Commission: JP…

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Dog Owner In Park

Good Neighbor Reminders for Dog Owners

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy our beautiful parks and neighborhoods, and it’s a time when we see a marked increase in residents out walking with their dogs. It’s also a time when we typically receive an increase in complaints about negative encounters with dogs running loose in the parks. While dog owners have every right to enjoy our…

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Lane Reconfiguration Design Selected for Redding Road

The City of Upper Arlington is moving forward with the next phase of the Redding Road resurfacing project budgeted for 2025 that includes new pavement surface and spot curb replacement. The need to reconfigure the area between Fishinger Road and Zollinger Road stemmed from concerns over speeding and safety as well as a desire to add multimodal options. To address…

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Addressing Panhandling Concerns

In recent weeks, we have observed an increase in panhandling throughout the Upper Arlington community. While panhandling itself is not illegal, we want to remind everyone of the city ordinance that restricts individuals from entering the roadway and obstructing traffic to accept cash, food, or other items from vehicles. Our Police Division along with UA CARES have been actively responding…

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Community Center August 22 Exterior Rendering

Bob Crane Community Center Fee Structure Public Meetings

As the physical construction of the Bob Crane Community Center continues, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department is building out its operations plans in readiness for opening day. This includes taking a deep dive into the equipment and materials needed to furnish and run the facility, mapping out hours of operation, programming, staffing, as well as developing a budget and…

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Juneteenth Recognition Program

6 pm, Monday, June 17 Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road We invite you to join members of City Council, the Community Relations Committee, and the City’s Administration on the Plaza of the Municipal Services Center for a UA Juneteenth recognition program and the raising of the Juneteenth flag. The ceremony will feature keynote speaker, Stephanie Hightower, President and CEO…

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Stoner Peridontics Staff Honored for Life-Saving Actions

In a moment of crisis, seconds matter. Recently, the staff at Stoner Periodontics, a periodontal care and implantology practice located in Upper Arlington, demonstrated extraordinary courage and quick thinking that saved a patient's life. During a routine procedure in April 2024, the patient went into cardiac arrest, but thanks to the staff who noticed the early signs and immediately began…

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Thompson Park Playground

Thompson Park Playground Construction Complete

Construction on Thompson Park’s playground has come to completion and is ready for use. Installation of the new playground is part of ongoing efforts to enhance Parks & Rec facilities throughout Upper Arlington. Thank you to all who provided feedback on this project. Your insights helped shape the final construction, as Parks & Rec took survey results into great consideration.…

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Mike Hamer Promoted to Facilities Manager

The City of Upper Arlington is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Hamer, currently serving as Aquatics Manager, to the position of Facilities Manager. In his new role, Hamer will work closely with Brian Mastin and take the lead on overseeing day-to-day operations of City offices and maintenance of all City-owned buildings, including the new Bob Crane Community Center…

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Fourth Party

Fourth of July Holiday Planning Reminders

With UA’s favorite day of the year just around the corner, we have some useful information to share with the community. Block Parties If your neighborhood is planning to host a block party on the Fourth of July, the deadline for submitting your permit application is Friday, June 21. The $50 fee covers administrative costs and the delivery of barricades.…

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New U.S. Flag Retirement Box Available at Fire Station 72

Upper Arlington residents now have a convenient and respectful way to retire their worn and tattered American flags, thanks to a thoughtful donation from a local Eagle Scout candidate and Boy Scouts of America Troop 417. A new flag retirement box has been installed in the administrative lobby of Fire Station 72, providing a designated location for the proper disposal…

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Citizen Police Academy

UA Police Accepting Applications for 2024 Citizen Police Academy

Application Deadline: July 17 There’s a lot more to community policing than meets the eye, and each fall, the Upper Arlington Police Division welcomes a select number of community members into the Citizen Police Academy program for a behind the scenes look at local law enforcement. The Citizen Police Academy gives residents a greater understanding and awareness of numerous law…

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Centennial Plaza And Flowers

Remembering Two Members of Our UA Family

The week of May 27 was a sad and difficult time for many, as we lost two individuals who were an integral part of the City family and the UA community. Mary Ann Krauss Mary Ann Krauss was one of our best known and most beloved community servants who quietly left her mark on many of the programs and amenities…

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