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Adorable Leaf Collection

End of Leaf Collection Program

The City’s leaf collection program is nearing its end. The timeframe for collection each year does not change since the Public Works Division must fit this service in with other seasonal services, most notably getting ready for winter weather. Please follow these guidelines: The last day to rake leaves to the curb is Sunday, December 3. Place loose-raked leaves close…

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Community Relations Committee UA Welcome Series

Over the past year, the Community Relations Committee (CRC) has been expanding its programming and identifying existing opportunities for helping to advance UA as a welcoming community for all who live here, work here or for those who are just visiting our community. UA Welcome Series The CRC Welcome Series was launched earlier this fall, bringing together various community groups…

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Package Tracking

Holiday Shopping Safety Reminders

It’s official, the holiday season is upon us and that means more time spent shopping for gifts and preparing for family gatherings. As you ready to grab the credit cards and head out the door to make a start on your holiday shopping, be sure to follow some simple safety tips so that you don’t fall victim to opportunistic thefts.…

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Santa's Mailbox

Holiday Happenings

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. UA Parks & Rec is ready to celebrate and invites you to get into the holiday spirit with the following activities. Santa’s Mailbox November 15 – December 13 Municipal Services Center, Kenny Road Parking Lot The first order of holiday business is Santa’s Mailbox. If your child wants to receive a…

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Electric Aggregation

Electric Aggregation Open Houses & Opt-Out Letters Update

Following an extensive review and community engagement process earlier this year to explore the merits of offering the community a new electric aggregation program, City Council unanimously approved moving forward with this initiative in September. Since that time, the City has joined the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (SOPEC), an entity that serves approximately 30 communities across Ohio, with a…

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Leadership UA Class of 2024 & Merger with UA Community Foundation

Earlier this month, the folks at Leadership UA and the UA Community Foundation announced plans to merge the Leadership UA program within the Foundation, with the next class scheduled to take place between January and June of 2024. The enhanced Leadership UA program will feature a greater focus on leadership development, as well as education on non-profit board leadership, governance,…

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Northam Study Area

Northam Park Improvements Update

At the November 13 City Council Meeting, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department shared the construction bid results for a series of Northam Park improvements, following an extensive study and design process. Council is expected to vote on the recommendation at its November 20 Meeting, which begins at 7 pm, at the Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road. The City’s…

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Community Center August 22 Exterior Rendering

Bob Crane Community Center Focus Groups

Construction is well under way for the Bob Crane Community Center, with a target opening date in the Spring or early Summer of 2025. From the initial exploration of the feasibility for an Upper Arlington community center through to the detailed design process undertaken over the past year, community input has been critical to the success of this project. And…

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Financial Budgets

Mid-Budget Review Process

View the Proposed 2024 Supplemental Budget Here In the fall of each odd-numbered year, the Administration and City Council revisit and revise our plans for the second half of the City’s two-year budget, in preparation for the New Year. While much of the detailed work already took place last fall when we first developed our 2023-2024 Municipal Program of Services…

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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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