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Under-Speed/Golf Cart Vehicle Regulations

A popular trend in UA is the rental of golf carts for use over the Fourth of July holiday period. It sounds like a fun idea, but as this practice has grown, safety issues have increasingly been a concern for our Police and Fire divisions. In 2019 City Council adopted Ordinance 41-2019, authorizing residents’ use of code-compliant, under-speed vehicles year-round,…

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Treatment for Spongy Moths Planned in UA by the Ohio Department of Agriculture

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has scheduled aerial treatments to control populations of the spongy moth (formerly referred to as the gypsy moth) in the Upper Arlington area between June 15-17, weather permitting. Treatments are administered by a low-flying yellow aircraft, approximately 100 feet above the treetops. The treatment used is Splat GM-O – an organic, biodegradable lure that…

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Juneteenth Recognition Program

6-6:45 pm, Monday, June 13 Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road We invite you to join members of City Council and the Community Relations Committee in front of the Municipal Building for a UA Juneteenth recognition program and the raising of the Juneteenth flag. The program begins with a reception at 6 pm in the Concourse, featuring light refreshments, and…

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Fourth Party

Fourth of July Holiday Planning Reminders

With UA’s favorite day of the year just around the corner, we have some useful information to share with the community as you plan your Fourth Weekend and day-of activities. Block Parties If your neighborhood is planning to host a block party on the Fourth of July, the deadline for submitting your permit application is Friday, June 24. The $50…

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Upper Arlington Pride

1-5 pm, Sunday, June 5 Mallway Park After successfully hosting its first UA Pride event in 2021, Rainbow UA has expanded its plans for this year’s UA Pride, moving the event to the Mallway on Arlington Avenue, and putting together an afternoon packed with activities and entertainment. Thanks to the support of many local businesses, UA Pride will include art,…

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Proposed Fairlington Heights Condominium Project

The Fairlington Heights rezoning and condominium project has been working its way through the public review process since February. At the May 18 Board of Zoning & Planning Meeting, the Board voted to recommend to Council its support for a revised proposal. Located at the northeast corner of Fishinger Road and Fairlington Drive – adjacent to the Scioto View Shopping…

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Upper Arlington Foundation Impact Report

The philanthropy of the Upper Arlington Foundation and its donors can be found in numerous projects and places across our community. Since its founding, the Foundation has embraced many opportunities to collaborate with various entities to enhance programs, services and public facilities. In May, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees hosted its Annual Meeting, at which time a Special Impact Report…

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Proposed Neighborhood Compatibility Policy

The beauty and quality of Upper Arlington’s homes and neighborhoods are a source of pride for residents. As the homes have aged and UA’s desirability as a premier residential community remains strong, some property owners choose to invest in major home additions or to raze the old and invest in a new-build home that better meets their needs. In recent…

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Integrated Turf Health Management Program

UA has long enjoyed a vibrant youth sports program, thanks to the volunteer efforts of several community members who serve as administrators and coaches. Over time, the high use of the City’s athletic fields for sports, general park user activities and community events has resulted in turf conditions that hinder the safety and playability of playing surfaces. During the 2018…

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Farmers Market

2022 Upper Arlington Farmers Market

The Upper Arlington Farmers Market is scheduled to open for the season on Wednesday, May 18 from 4-7 pm at the Tremont Pool parking lot adjacent to Northam Park. Rain or shine, UA’s Farmers Market will take place every Wednesday through October 26. We hope you can join us each week to enjoy the best in seasonal produce from Ohio…

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Alcohol on Public Property Code Amendments

City Council recently approved some City Code amendments relative to the sale and consumption of alcohol on public property. This includes: • Modifying the allowable area at the Amelita Mirolo Barn to anywhere within 60 feet of the building, as long as the area is enclosed by temporary fencing. • Adding the Upper Arlington Community Center, in keeping with the…

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Fishinger Road Project Update

Planning for the Fishinger Road project, slated to begin late this year, started in earnest over six years ago. Last reconstructed in the 1960s and last repaved in 2002, the road was identified in the 2015 Capital Improvement Program for replacement. The following year, a Transportation Studio class from OSU took the corridor on as a project, which included a…

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Police and Fire Operations Study

In community surveys, safety consistently ranks as a top priority for residents and a primary reason they choose to live here, with police, fire and EMS the most highly rated of all City services. As 24/7, labor, equipment and training intensive operations, our Police and Fire divisions require extensive resources to fulfill their charges, and approximately half of the City’s…

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