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Ohio Army National Guard Training Exercise

Swim & Racquet Club & Advent Lutheran Church Tuesday, November 14 Please be advised that the 52nd CST Ohio Army National Guard will be in Upper Arlington conducting a training exercise on Tuesday, November 14. They will be conducting the exercises at the Swim and Racquet Club and Advent Lutheran Church on Kenny Road. Signage is in place to give…

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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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CRC Grant

2024 Community Relations Innovation Small Grant Program – Call for Applicants

Applications Accepted: November 1–December 15, 2023 Upper Arlington is a community that values diversity, welcomes everyone and desires to ensure that anyone who lives, works or visits UA feels included and at home. To build on those qualities, the City created the Community Relations Committee in 2020. Comprised of nine community volunteers, the CRC’s purpose is to “promote understanding, mutual…

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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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Community Center

Bob Crane Community Center Construction Update

Notice of Extended Construction Hours Wednesday, November 8, Weather Permitting A heads up that construction activities at the Bob Crane Community Center will begin at approximately 4 am on the morning of Wednesday, November 8, to accommodate a significant concrete pour at the site. Every effort will be made to reduce lighting and noise impacts on the surrounding area. Work…

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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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Municipal Income Tax Filing Notice

All Upper Arlington residents are required to file an income tax return or a tax exemption form with the City by the mid-April deadline each year, regardless of whether any tax is due. Unfortunately, not all residents comply, despite receiving notices of this requirement. The City’s income tax administrator, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA), has recently mailed administrative subpoena…

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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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Golf Cart

Council Approves Amendments to Under Speed Vehicle Legislation

In 2019, City Council passed legislation concerning under speed vehicles, including golf carts. As a result, these vehicles must meet various Ohio Department of Public Safety standards – such as having working lights, seatbelts, adequate brakes, windshields, and rear-view mirrors. The vehicles must be titled and registered in compliance with Ohio Revised Code, must be inspected and approved for use…

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