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Posted February 16, 2017 in Administration by Anna Subler

What’s Happening in Hilliard?

Keep up-to-date with the most recent media stories about the City of Hilliard

Local NewsEconomic-development director decision still pending

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard Mayor Don Schonhardt said more time is needed in the search for a new economic-development director to succeed David Meeks, who retired Sept. 30. “I don’t expect an appointment until late February or early March,” Schonhardt said.

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Hilliard City Council race: Rare pair of Dems backed by party

Hilliard Northwest News

Two Democrats are among seven candidates certified to run for four seats on Hilliard City Council, which has been all Republican for years. For the first time in years, Democrats might be significant players in the Hilliard City Council election thanks to early endorsements from their party.

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Hilliard City Council plans to form charter-review commission

Hilliard Northwest News

A charter-review commission is expected to be named later this year, as required by the Hilliard charter. Resolutions outlining the structure of the commission and guidelines for its operation were introduced at a committee-of-the-whole meeting of Hilliard City Council on Feb. 13.

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Regional center in Dublin to take over Upper Arlington 911 service

Columbus Dispatch

Upper Arlington City Council has voted unanimously to outsource its 911 dispatching services. The decision, made Monday night, means the Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Center in Dublin will begin dispatching Upper Arlington’s police, firefighters and medics as early as this time next year.

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‘Close calls’ in Scioto Darby school zone concern parents

Hilliard Northwest News

18834178EParents say close calls are a daily occurrence for students walking or biking to the Hilliard City Schools buildings near Main Street and Cemetery and Scioto Darby roads. Walking to school should not resemble a game of “Frogger.” But several parents say “close calls” are a daily occurrence for Hilliard City Schools students walking or biking to the cluster of buildings near Main Street and Cemetery and Scioto Darby roads — even if police officers are around.

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