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Sign Removal

Recycle Your Election Signs

November 3-13 Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road The UA community loves its election signs, and this year is no different, in the lead up to the November 7 election. Once the excitement of Election Day is behind us, the question of what to do with all those yard signs will inevitably spring to mind. To help the community properly…

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UACA Holiday Lights

UA Civic Association Holiday Programs

The Upper Arlington Civic Association has its holiday programming at the ready, so read on and make sure you are ready to be part of the fun. Christmas in the Park This year’s Christmas in the Park runs from Sunday, December 3 through Thursday, December 7, giving registered families the opportunity to enjoy crafts and snacks at the Thompson Park…

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Columbus Monthly Special Section

UA Featured in Columbus Monthly Special Section

The November 2023 edition of Columbus Monthly Magazine is showcasing the Upper Arlington community with a special section that highlights why this is such a transformative time for our community. From the City’s perspective, we are continuing to reinvest in our streets, sidewalks, parks and public facilities at record levels, and recently began construction on the Bob Crane Community Center…

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Pumpkin Recycle

Bring Us Your Pumpkins!

Don’t throw away your pumpkins, compost them! From November 1-December 8, our Public Service team will have special containers available at Fancyburg Park for our annual pumpkin composting program. Simply toss your pumpkins into the containers and they will be transported to a compost facility. Please make sure you have removed any non-organic decorations, candles or materials from the pumpkins…

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Leaf Compost

So Many Leaves… What should I do with them?

UA is proud to be a Tree City USA, a designation that we’ve held for over 30 years. Trees enhance the aesthetics of our streets and neighborhoods, filter the air, and help keep our community several degrees cooler in the summer months. One by product of a healthy urban forest, however, is the increasing amount of leaf debris that needs…

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Pumpkin Patrol Officer Goodman

Preparing for Beggar’s Night with the Pumpkin Patrol

The Halloween decorations adorning homes in UA each year hold their own against the Christmas holidays. From houses covered in eerie cobwebs to porches decorated with jack-o-lanterns, gravestones in front yards to flying witches hanging from trees, by the time Beggar’s Night actually rolls around, children are practically dying with anticipation to put on their costumes and head out for…

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Golf Cart

Council Approves Amendments to Under Speed Vehicle Legislation

In 2019, City Council passed legislation concerning under speed vehicles, including golf carts. As a result, these vehicles must meet various Ohio Department of Public Safety standards – such as having working lights, seatbelts, adequate brakes, windshields, and rear-view mirrors. The vehicles must be titled and registered in compliance with Ohio Revised Code, must be inspected and approved for use…

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Drug Take Back

DEA Drug Take Back Event Approaching

10 am-2 pm, Saturday, October 28 Fire Station 72 on Reed Road Despite all the efforts and resources from public health agencies and safety personnel, opioid and heroin addiction remains a major health and safety crisis in our state and across the nation. This is an issue that touches people and communities of all socio-economic backgrounds and ages, including right…

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Golden Bear Scare

UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare

6-9 pm, Monday, October 16-Wednesday, October 18 Smith Nature Park Smith Nature Park passersby have no doubt noticed 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 16-18, the Golden…

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Tri-village Packers

Tri-Village Packers Thanksgiving Program

The newly-formed Tri-Village Packers group is planning its inaugural food support program for the Thanksgiving holiday for children in Upper Arlington and Grandview Heights who are experiencing food insecurity. Each donation of $25 will provide five days of breakfast and lunch items, and healthy snacks for one child enrolled in the program. Any funds raised beyond the group’s needs for…

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Chambers Mic

Leadership UA Candidates Night

VIEW THE CANDIDATES NIGHT FORUM VIDEO HERE Link: // Passcode: LM0+n2?F The November 7 election will be here before we know it and finding time to learn about the candidates and issues coming before voters can be a challenge. But never fear…thanks to Leadership UA, Upper Arlington voters can do much of their pre-election homework at one time. This year’s…

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Smoke Alarm

“Sound the Alarm” Smoke Detector Installation Canvassing

Saturday, October 14 The UA Fire Division has partnered with the American Red Cross Central & Southern Ohio Region to host a “Sound the Alarm” smoke detector canvassing day, scheduled for the morning of Saturday, October 14. Red Cross and UA Fire representatives will be canvassing homes on Bristol Road and Edgevale Road, and a limited number of properties on…

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Thompson Park Playground

2023 Thompson Park Playground Improvements

As part of Parks & Recreation’s 2024 Capital Improvement Program, the playground at Thompson Park is scheduled for replacement. In advance of construction – which is expected to take place early in 2024 – the department is seeking feedback from residents to help design the new equipment. Now through October 31, the department is seeking input in two ways from…

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Mayors Court

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October 9 am-1 pm Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 The City’s Mayor’s Court and Police Division have partnered together to host a series of Warrant Forgiveness Days, every Thursday during the month of October. Between the hours of 9 am-1 pm on October 5, 12, 19 and 26, attending individuals with existing traffic or…

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