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UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare

6-9 pm, Monday, October 17-Wednesday, October 19 Smith Nature Park Smith Nature Park passersby are probably already noticing a chill in the air, as a host of goblins and ghouls begin to emerge from the depths of the forest in readiness for the UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare. Held from 6-9 pm, Monday through Wednesday, October 17-19, the Golden…

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Fishinger Road Phase 1 Improvements Begin in October

Project Public Meeting 5:30 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road The City’s Engineering Division is readying for the start of a two-phased project that has been in the planning stages for several years – undertaking significant improvements to the Fishinger Road corridor, from Five Points to Riverside Drive. Phase 1 will reconstruct Fishinger Road between…

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Bikers In UA

Update on Plans for a Shared Use Path Connecting to the Quarry Trails Metro Park

Expanding the community’s network of sidewalks, bike lanes and shared-use paths has been a focus of the City for several years and resident sentiment is consistently supportive of these efforts. The issue emerged as a top priority in a statistically valid survey conducted as part of the 2018 Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan process, with 86% of respondents “somewhat” or…

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Monitoring for the Asian Longhorned Beetle

Invasive plants, diseases and insects are an unfortunate part of modern life. The emerald ash borer has killed most native ash trees in the City, but a few residents continue to treat their ashes to protect them. Another invasive insect on the City Tree Commission’s radar is the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). This accidental introduction has only been found in…

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Mayors Court

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October 9 am-1 pm Thursdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 The City’s Mayor’s Court and Police Division have partnered to host a series of Warrant Forgiveness Days every Thursday during October. Between the hours of 9 am-1 pm on October 6, 13, 20 and 27, attending individuals with existing traffic or non-violent misdemeanor warrants issued…

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Leaf Collection

City’s Leaf Collection Program On the Horizon

The City will provide leaf collection services beginning the week of October 17, and running through early December, weather permitting. Residents are advised to refrain from placing leaves at the curb until one week before the start of the program AND to stop at least one week before the program ends. The timeframe for collection each year does not change…

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Fall Fest Just Around the Corner

1-5 pm, Sunday, October 2 Fancyburg Park UA Parks & Recreation has an afternoon of fall fun planned for this year’s Fall Fest, scheduled for 1-5 pm on Sunday, October 2 at Fancyburg Park. Activities include: Carving a pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern to take home Caramel apple dipping Creating a scarecrow to take home Old-fashioned cider pressing Hayrides through the…

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Sign Removal

Election Season Political Signs Reminder

As election season approaches, the City wishes to remind residents about the proper display of political yard signs and banners. Upper Arlington City Government is non-partisan, and City Council does not endorse political candidates. The City does not regulate language on a political sign, as this would infringe upon an individual’s freedom of speech. Below are guidelines for the display…

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September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is an observance held each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This year’s theme – “A Lasting Legacy” – is a reminder to us all that the lives we build are worth protecting by creating and maintaining an emergency plan for ourselves and our…

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Upper Arlington Community Foundation Heart of UA Event

6:30-9:320 pm, Sunday, September 18 Scioto Country Club Event Details The Upper Arlington Community Foundation has been making significant headway toward reaching its $8 million capital campaign goal for the Upper Arlington Community Center. Since announcing last August its lead gift of $2 million from Loann Crane – in honor of her husband, Bob Crane – many community members have…

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City to Consider Zoning Revisions for Portion of ORC Office and Research District

The City is readying to undertake a public engagement and review process relative to possible zoning revisions for a portion of the ORC Office and Research District located on the south side of Henderson Road. This area is accessed by Arlington Centre Boulevard and is primarily comprised of outdated office buildings. The concept under consideration would be to rezone this…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Complete Our Online Community Survey

Deadline: Monday, September 5 As the 2022 Community Survey process nears its end, an online version of the survey that is open to all residents is now available. The data obtained from this second survey tool will provide supplemental information to the survey process. If yours was one of the randomly selected households invited to participate in the statistically valid…

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Parking Restrictions

Parking Restrictions During the OSU Football Season

In our neck-of-the-woods, traffic and parking always get a bit more hectic once OSU begins holding its home football games each year. To address these concerns and keep safety at the forefront, the City is again restricting parking on certain streets in close proximity to campus. Hours of restriction include four hours before, during the game, and then four hours…

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Labor Day Arts Festival

Join Us for the 2022 Labor Day Arts Festival

10 am-4 pm, Monday, September 5 Northam Park Whether you’re an art lover or someone who enjoys the community’s family-oriented special events, the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival – one of the region’s premiere showcases of artworks in all manner of media – is the place to be on Monday, September 5! Held in our picturesque Northam Park, the…

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Cycle UA Returns for Another Year

You are invited to join Parks & Recreation on Saturday, October 8 from 10 am-1 pm to enjoy a family-friendly bike ride through Upper Arlington. Participants can choose to complete the ride alongside their neighbors and join in the finish line celebration with snacks, games and music, or enjoy the ride on their own time over the span of a…

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