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Safety Town

2023 Safety Town

Safety Town is a summer preschool program hosted by the UA Police Division that teaches children all aspects of child safety. Founded in 1971, approximately 400 children attend Safety Town each year, learning how to make wise decisions in potentially dangerous situations, and how to handle emergencies in their young lives. Students learn about pedestrian and traffic safety by tricycling…

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2022 Income Tax Filing

The April 18 tax filing deadline is fast approaching. In Upper Arlington, all residents aged 18 years and over must file an annual income tax return with the City, regardless of whether any tax is due. The City uses the services of the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) for the processing of UA income taxes. As an extra service for…

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Sunny 95 Heron

Coexisting with Local Wildlife

As Central Ohio continues to grow, the abundance of wildlife is adapting to dwindling natural habitats and capitalizing on the new food sources and nesting opportunities. Most times we can coexist peacefully with the beautiful array of birds, rabbits, squirrels and other creatures that take up residence in our yards and public parks, but some wildlife can become unwelcome “tenants,”…

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2022 City Council Members

City Council Retreat Sets Priorities for 2023

On January 31, City Council gathered for a day-long retreat. Typically held at the start of each year, Council Retreats provide an opportunity for members to work together outside the formalities associated with a City Council Meeting, to take stock of recent accomplishments and to establish a new set of priorities for the coming months. When reflecting on 2022, it…

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Solid Waste Reminder

Solid Waste Reminders

From time to time, the City is made aware of property owners who may not be aware of our solid waste container requirements, with containers left in view from the street. We encourage residents to become familiar with the following “best practices” for making the most of our collection program and for being a good neighbor. Screening Requirements Households should…

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Heart Of UA

Upper Arlington Community Foundation’s Heart of UA Call for Nominations

Nomination Deadline: Tuesday, February 28 The Community Center Capital Campaign represents the most significant fundraising endeavor undertaken by the Upper Arlington Community Foundation. An $8 million goal represents a giant leap from its first capital campaign for the Amelita Mirolo Barn at Sunny 95 Park. Beyond these two significant projects, there’s so much more to the Foundation's work to enrich…

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Buffalo Soldiers

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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A Coyote On A Snow Covered Pond In The Middle Of Winter

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 To Older Adults

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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Municipal Services Center Winter

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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Holiday Gift Wrap

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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Construction Workers

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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Home Security

Holiday Home Safety Reminders

We recently shared some basic holiday shopping tips and now it’s time to brush up on some home safety reminders as the Christmas and New Year week gets ever closer. If You Are Traveling for the Holidays Notify the Police Division of your plans by completing a Notice of Temporary Vacancy form on the City’s website, and officers will periodically…

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