City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

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City Manager Updates

Education & Community Involvement Shine Through in Recent Ranking
Upper Arlington is happy to be ranked among so many other great Central Ohio suburbs! Our community is ranked by as the best suburb in the Columbus Metro Area and the second best suburb in Ohio.


The 411 on 911/Dispatching Consolidation
Since 2010, The City has been considering its best options for continuing to provide the community with exceptional 911 dispatching services. As we prepare to transition to a partnership with the City of Columbus for 911 services in the coming year, here’s an overview of these efforts that have led us to this point.

Northam Park Master Plan
Check here for project updates AND join the Northam Park—From Good to Great online community forum conversation.

Sale of Tobacco to Young Adults
On June 8, 2015, Upper Arlington City Council passed Ordinance No. 35-2015. This new law, which is effective Tuesday, July 7, 2015, prohibits the distribution or sale of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21.

Drug Collection Unit Installed at MSC
Thanks to a grant from the CVS/pharmacy Medical Disposal for Safer Communities Program, the City of Upper Arlington now has a Drug Collection Unit installed in the Concourse Gallery of the Municipal Services Center, open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Drugs can be dropped off with no questions asked.

Mosquitos Make an Early Appearance - But We're Ready to Bite Back
No sooner do the pools open and the next thing we know we are hearing reports of high volumes of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes may have come early this year, but the City, UA Board of Health and Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) are ready to bite back.

Block Party Permits
We're as excited about summer as you are. Prepare for your big bash by securing your block party permit now.

Road Construction Updates
The 2015 road construction season will be an extremely busy one for Upper Arlington, as our Engineering Division takes steps to reduce the backlog of necessary work.

Apply Now for Citizen Police Academy
If you've ever wondered just how much fiction and how much reality plays into the various crime shows on television, each fall the Upper Arlington Police Division offers some insight for those residents selected to participate in the Citizen Police Academy.

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Date of Record: 2015-07-01