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CALL FOR BOARD AND COMMISSION APPLICANTS

The City is fortunate to have many residents who are willing to donate their time and expertise serving on the various Boards and Commissions that have been formed to address specific community issues. In return, these individuals are afforded the opportunity to help shape their community in areas that are of interest to them. Upper Arlington City Council is currently…

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UA Community Celebrates Black History Month

Various community groups have been working together to develop a schedule of programs and activities in honor of Black History Month. We invite you to be part of the celebration by participating in one or more of the following activities: Periodic Table of Black History Month of February Tremont Library Stop by the Youth Department to check out their Periodic…

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Co-existing With Wildlife – Coyotes

Many species of wildlife are adept at adjusting to changing habitats and the presence of humans, capitalizing on new food sources and nesting opportunities. With the recent report of the unfortunate loss of a small family pet to a coyote, we want to share some resources and tips for making sure your property is less attractive to wildlife such as…

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UA Stage Presents “Beauty and the Beast” for Older Adults

Since 2013, the Upper Arlington Civic Association has been treating UA older adults to a dinner and sneak preview of the Upper Arlington High School Vocal Music Program’s latest musical offering. For 2023, UA residents aged 50-plus and current 2022 members of the Upper Arlington Senior Center are invited to attend a free dinner and dress rehearsal performance of Beauty…

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2022 Community Awards Nomination Reminder

Deadline: Friday, January 20 At the start of each year, we seek nominations of the many worthy individuals and groups that have helped make our community better in some way, through our annual Community Awards Program. With the January 20 deadline fast approaching, now is the time to submit your nominations for the following categories: Business – recognizes a business…

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Special Events

Special Event Application Reminder

An application and permitting process is in place for community special events that require use of City property and/or City logistical and planning support. Event organizers are encouraged to start their applications early. Event organizers are encouraged to start their applications early (see the schedule below). For new event proposals, planners may be required to attend a review meeting. For…

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Winter Weather Reminders

While we’ve already had an early taste or two of wintry weather, the next couple of months typically include their fair share of snowstorms. To help all in our community navigate the season safely, we have a few winter weather updates to share with you. Snow Removal The City provides exceptional snow removal services, with the aim of returning normal…

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2022 Community Awards – Call for Nominations

Each year, the City seeks nominations of the many worthy individuals and groups that have helped make our community better in some way, through our annual Community Awards Program. We have mixed things up a little for the 2022 awards, adding a Community Relations award in place of Safety, and incorporating a new diversity element to our Business Award. Now…

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Holiday Recycling Programs

The holiday season is a time for gathering to exchange gifts and enjoy meals with family and friends. A side product resulting from all the merriment each year is trash – lots of it. Read on for a summary of options for diverting various items from the landfill in the weeks ahead. Holiday Lights Recycling Program Available Through February 3…

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Community Center Photo Mosaic

While you might not have heard much in the way of updates about the UA Community Center in recent months, work is continuing behind the scenes to finalize the detailed designs in readiness for starting the construction bid process early in the New Year. If all goes according to schedule, we anticipate inviting the community to a groundbreaking ceremony this…

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Community Award Bear

Community Awards Nomination

2022 Community Awards Each year, the City seeks nominations of the many worthy individuals and groups that have helped make our community better in some way, through our annual Community Awards Program. We have mixed things up a little for the 2022 awards, adding a Community Relations award in place of Safety, and incorporating a new diversity element to our…

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New Fire Chief Named

The City is pleased to announce the selection of Christopher Zimmer to serve as Upper Arlington’s next Fire Chief. Currently serving as Assistant Fire Chief, Chris will assume his new role effective March 10, 2023, upon the retirement of the City’s current Fire Chief, Lyn Nofziger. “We selected Chris after an extensive search that attracted applications from around Ohio,” said…

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2023 Capital Improvement Program

With Council approval of the City’s 2023-2024 budget, plans for the 2023 Capital Improvement Program are moving into high gear. As has been typical since the City expanded its program to 10 years in 2014, all signs indicate that 2023 will be another busy construction season. Read on for a summary of what’s on the schedule: Street Reconstruction Program Street…

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