City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Contact City Council

Mail and Email

Click here to contact all members of City Council by email.  City Council Members do not keep regular office hours at the Municipal Services Center.

Members of Council receive official correspondence at the Municipal Services Center at 3600 Tremont Road; Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221.

Addressing City Council at a Meeting

Council desires to hear the viewpoints of citizens and considers the responsible presentation of these viewpoints vital to the efficient operation of the City of Upper Arlington. Council also recognizes its responsibility for proper governance and, therefore, the need to conduct its business in an orderly and efficient manner. Council therefore establishes the following procedures to receive citizens input:

Any individual desiring to address Council concerning legislative items appearing on the agenda must complete a speaker's slip located at the table outside the Council Chamber or available from the City Clerk. Upon completing the speaker's slip, it shall be placed on the Speaker Slip table in the Council Chamber prior to the agenda item being considered by City Council.

The Council President shall be responsible for recognizing any speakers, maintaining proper order and adherence to meeting procedures. Speakers are limited to three minutes each, with no right to yield to other speakers. The President requests that all speakers be respectful of each other in order for all comments to be received.  In the event that a large number of speakers wish to address Council, the President of Council reserves the right to further limit speaker time as needed.

In Accordance with Article II 7 (C) of the Rules of Council, Conference session items not involving legislative action are intended to be a work session for Council and not a public hearing on the items being discussed.


Written Materials 

In addition to, or in lieu of, appearing at a Council meeting, members of the public may submit written materials to be delivered to City Council Members. Materials must be submitted to the City Clerk's office no later than 12:00 noon on the Wednesday preceding the Council meeting. If the written materials exceeds 25 pages, the person submitting materials is responsible for providing 10 copies or payment of the additional copying costs (five cents each page in excess of the first 25 pages). 

Members of the public planning to use a PowerPoint presentation or other electronic media format during their address to Council must submit the electronic media either through email or flash drive to the City Clerk's office no later than 12:00 noon on the Wednesday preceding the meeting. Members of the public planning to use any other electronic equipment during their address to Council must make prior arrangements with the City Clerk's office.

City Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk’s Office serves as a liaison between residents and Council and is available to answer many of your questions.  Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 614-583-5030 if you have any questions or concerns related to contacting City Council.

The City Clerk’s Office is located at the Municipal Services Center at 3600 Tremont Road; Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221.

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News & Notices

  • City Holiday - Thanksgiving Day
    City offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Thursday trash collection will be delayed by one day. Click here for more information.
  • Call for Board and Commission Applications
    The City is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Library Board of Trustees. Please check here for details and to complete an online application form.
  • Proposed nine-story Arlington Gateway development
    On November 6, 2017, BZAP approved a revised plan for the Arlington Gateway project, increasing its height to 9 stories in order to accommodate a large office user. Check here for more details.