From entertainment and business development to new technologies and charity events, there’s always something new happening in the Village of New Albany. Check back here often to see the very latest.
- Safety Town: One Summer Class Remains Open
- April 18, 2014
One 2014 Safety Town Class Remains Open PM SESSION JULY 7 – 17 Since 2004, 3,000 children have graduated from New Albany’s Safety Town, a safety awareness program that teaches kindergartners and first graders basic safety tips including stranger awareness, water safety, fire safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, poison prevention, animal safety and school bus safety…. Read More
- Tornado Season Is Upon Us
- April 18, 2014
FRANKLIN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY OFFERS TIPS FOR TORNADO PREPARATION Is your family ready in the event of a tornado? Do you and your children know where to go and what to do? Franklin County has experienced nearly 30 tornadoes since the 1950s, with most occurring between April and July. Click here for for tornado tips.
- AEP Transmission Announces New HQ in New Albany
- April 16, 2014
New Albany City Council voted on April 15 to approve a new 195,000 square foot transmission headquarters for American Electric Power (AEP). This new project will be located next to AEP’s current 83,500 square foot Transmission Operations Center, which opened in 2008. “We have been pleased with our Transmission Operations Center in New Albany and, our long–term… Read More
- Market & Main Roundabout Construction to Begin Around May 26
- April 10, 2014
COMPLETION SET FOR LATE AUGUST Due to traffic projections associated with new construction in our Village Center and a new Market Street extension to Reynoldsburg-New Albany Road, the City of New Albany conducted a traffic study to determine how to best meet the needs of travelers through our community core. The study determined that to most safely accommodate… Read More
- New Albany Safety Town Awarded $25,000 Grant from State Farm
- April 4, 2014
New Albany’s Safety Town was originally launched in 2004 with the support of Key Bank and the New Albany Women’s Network through the New Albany Community Foundation. Since then, Safety Town has educated more than 3,000 kindergartners and 1st graders about safety related topics. Now thanks to a $25,000 grant from State Farm, the New Albany Police Department… Read More
- Planning a Home Addition?
- February 27, 2014
Before beginning any room addition, deck, garage, or some other home improvement project in New Albany, please contact the Community Development Department at 939.2254 to discuss design, easement, set back and lot coverage issues. Permit applications will need to be submitted in order for plans to be approved. Permits and inspections are for your protection. … Read More
- Pothole Spotters Can Complete Online Form
- February 25, 2014
Our crews are constantly patrolling the city for potholes but with 180 lanes miles we can’t always see all of them. If you notice one in your travels please report them using this form. If a reported pothole is near New Albany but not actually in city limits, the public service department will forward the information to the appropriate jurisdiction.
- Residents Help Make 2013 Best Recycling Year Ever
- February 6, 2014
In an effort to encourage more recycling, New Albany’s public service department worked with Rumpke to provide larger recycling carts to every New Albany household in late 2012. In 2013, the first full year these carts were implemented, New Albany residents recycled 1.95 million pounds of material, the most ever in city history. This also represents a 24 percent increase compared… Read More
- Draft Strategic Plan Update Now Available for Review
- February 4, 2014
Since 1998, New Albany’s Strategic Plan has guided development by providing strategies to preserve character, reduce impacts of development and encourage sustainable development that enhances the community. The 2014 draft version of this plan is below for your review. The plan is in the process of being presented to various city boards and commissions and will be presented later this year to city council. … Read More
- City Council Honors Dr. Phil Heit, Names New Health Center
- January 22, 2014
New Albany’s own version of Dr. Phil was honored by New Albany City Council at their January 21 meeting when they passed a resolution to include his name to the new health center currently under construction. “As a professor, Phil helped mold today’s health leaders; and as a resident, Phil’s passion has created a culture of… Read More