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Tips on Dealing with Rodents

From time to time, we receive a wave of calls about particular wildlife issues. As our Code Compliance Officer investigates these complaints, more often than not he finds that the problems have arisen from one or more properties in the area unwittingly providing sources of food—be it through letting bird seed gather under feeders, or leaving piles of yard waste…

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Sustainability Fair

The Tremont Library is hosting a Sustainability Fair on Saturday, April 1 to mark the start of Earth Month. Co-sponsored with Sustainable UA, the event celebrates the various initiatives happening in our community to help us all become better stewards of our natural environment. Headlining the event is an appearance at 2 pm by Catherine Zimmerman, an award-winning documentary filmmaker…

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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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Don Stanko

Won’t You Be Our Neighbor

Join us every other week for Won’t You Be Our Neighbor, the City of Upper Arlington’s podcast. Special thanks to Colin Gawel for the theme music. Season 2, Episode 4 - Don Stanko Don Stanko from the Police Division joins the program to talk about internet safety, and the guys get a new sound effect. Listen Here

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Burbank Responsible Dog Walker

Good Neighbor Guidelines for Dog Owners

With spring weather upon us, residents are increasingly heading out for walks and activities in our beautiful parks and neighborhoods. While dog owners have every right to enjoy the community with their canine friends, it’s important to be respectful of others for everyone’s safety and enjoyment. Being a responsible dog owner is not only the right thing to be out…

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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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Construction Open Bid

Open Online – Bids, RFPs & RFQs

The City of Upper Arlington currently has Open Bids, Request for Proposals (RFP) or Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on the following goods and services:  Parks Apparel - closes 3/24 at 11 am 2023 Street Reconstruction Program - closes 3/29 at 11 am Lane Avenue Shared Use Path - closes 3/29 at 11:30 am Sanitary Sewer Root Control - closes 3/31 at…

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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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2023 Community Relations Innovation Grant Recipients Announced

The Community Relations Innovation Small Grant Program was established in 2022 to support community-based, innovative approaches to fulfilling the Community Relation Committee’s (CRC) Purpose, Mission and Vision. That year, two grants were awarded – to Rainbow UA for their UA Pride event, and to the Upper Arlington Schools for their Longest Table community discussion. We are pleased to report an…

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Wall Of Honor

2023 Wall of Honor Inductees Announced

The City of Upper Arlington and the Upper Arlington Historical Society are pleased to announce that Robin Ness Comfort and Joanie Igel Dugger have been selected for induction onto the Wall of Honor in 2023. Robin Comfort (1955-2019) embodied the ideals and virtues cherished in UA. She was tireless, energetic, and relentlessly positive in her work with the Upper Arlington…

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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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UA Parks & Rec’s Spring/Summer Activity Guide Marks Launch of New Look

The City’s Parks & Recreation Department is launching a new brand this Spring and UA households will soon be receiving a much-improved Spring/Summer Activity Guide to kick things off. Over the course of 2023, you will begin to see the new Parks & Rec brand reflected in the department’s publications and promotional items, when you participate in their programs and…

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Construction Workers

2023 Construction Updates

March 9, 2023 - Lane Ave Night Work A contractor will work tonight from 7 pm-6 am near the corner of Lane Ave and Northstar Road to repair a damaged storm sewer. Power will be cut at the work site, but it should only affect commercial properties in the area, and there should be no impact to traffic. February 2,…

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