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BZAP to Review Proposed Scioto Villas Condominiums

In mid-July, revised plans were submitted for the residential properties at the northeast corner of Fishinger Road and Fairlington Drive – adjacent to the Scioto View Shopping Center on Riverside Drive. Formerly referred to as the Fairlington Heights Condominiums, this project has been renamed Scioto Villas and now comprises 15 condominium units, with 30 garage spaces and 14 guest parking…

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Summer Celebration

Summer Celebration Just Around the Corner

It’s hard to believe that we are approaching the peak of the summer season. Thanks to UA’s Parks & Recreation Department, this time of year is packed with countless options for keeping the family entertained, and the annual Summer Celebration event combines many favorites into one wonderful evening. Please join us at Thompson Park from 6-9 pm on Thursday, July…

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Background Check

Background Checks Offered by City

The City offers background WebCheck services to those who need it for a job, licensing, volunteer work, and the like. These services are currently available at the Finance Customer Service Counter at the Municipal Services Center, between the hours of 10 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. Two types of WebChecks are offered through this service: BCI ($40) – This background check is…

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UA Businesses Encouraged to Join the Water Quality Partner Program

Since 2014, the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District’s Water Quality Partner Program has been helping local businesses understand and implement stormwater best practices, ensuring that their business protocols comply with local and state requirements. Specifically, the program was developed to help businesses that are too small to have compliance professionals on staff. By taking the Water Quality Partner Pledge,…

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Upper Arlington’s Park and Recreation Story

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Park and Recreation Month specifically highlights the vital and powerful role local park and recreation professionals, such as our staff in the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department, play in building stronger, more vibrant and more resilient…

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Pool Rules Reminders

Summer is On! Whether you want to relax by the pool, jump off the diving boards, or swim laps, UA's pools are the place to be! To provide a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone, we ask patrons to be mindful of our pool rules: Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or qualified guardian.…

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Celebrating Independence Day – UA Style!

It’s no secret that Upper Arlington knows how to put on an incredible Independence Day celebration, thanks to the dedication and hard work of the all-volunteer UA Civic Association (UACA). With this year’s theme – Stars Stripes and Trailblazers and featuring U.S. Army Veteran Mr. John Bergmann as the 2022 Parade Grand Marshal (you can find Mr. Bergmann’s fascinating story…

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Citizen Police Academy

UA Police Accepting Applications for 2022 Citizen Police Academy

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Extended to July 24 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 practices. The Citizen Police Academy gives residents a greater understanding and awareness…

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Movies In The Parks

Movies in the Parks Summer Series

Grab some friends and experience the joy of movie watching in the great outdoors together. Each year, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department partners with the Upper Arlington Civic Association to host a series of movie showings at local parks. The remainder of the summer schedule is as follows: • Friday, June 24 – Free Willy @ Thompson Park South…

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2022 Community Survey

Every so often, the City surveys residents to gauge how we’re doing in terms of the services we provide, and to identify where adjustments might be needed to stay in tune with the desires of the community. We are currently in the implementation stages of the 2022 Community Survey process. Fifteen hundred randomly selected households were recently mailed a letter…

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St. Agatha Fundraiser

Fireworks Safety a Top Priority in UA

By UA Fire Captain Alan Thompson The Fourth of July in Upper Arlington is without peer. The City celebrates with a first class parade and an outstanding fireworks display. There is a Party in the Park with great live music and top notch food. There are class reunions, baseball games, block parties and more. Unfortunately, the week surrounding the Fourth…

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