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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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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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Golf Cart

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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Power Outage Updates

Updated 8:00 am, Friday, June 17 The region has been experiencing intermittent power outages resulting from recent storms and exceptionally high temperatures. This resource page outlines the City’s contingency plans and available community resources. It will be kept updated as new information comes available, so please check back. If you have questions, concerns or need assistance, please call our main…

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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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