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City of Hilliard – In the News

Posted February 24, 2017 in Administration by Anna Subler

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

Local NewsRoundabout Safety on Hilliard’s Radar

Hilliard Northwest News

Through 2015, accident rates at three roundabouts have been among the highest in Hilliard, according to a MORPC traffic study. Hilliard officials will contract with an engineering firm to determine ways to reduce the number of crashes at three of the city’s busiest and accident-prone roundabouts: Main Street at Scioto Darby Road, Main at Cemetery Road and Davidson Road at Britton Parkway. City Council members are expected to approve a resolution Feb. 27 appropriating $220,000 for a professional-services agreement with engineering firm Burgess & Niple, deputy city engineer Letty Schamp said.

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Women in Hilliard learning to fight back at self defense class

WSYX/WTTE – TV

PrintNearly 20 women took part in a self defense class Thursday night inside the Hilliard Police Department. Many of the women said they registered for the class after learning about the murder of Ohio State University student Reagan Tokes and the German Village attacks.

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Self Defense Tips from the Hilliard Police

WSYX/WTTE – TV

The Hilliard Police department shared a few self defense techniques important for everyone to know.

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Formation of Charter-Review Commission Imminent

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard City Council members are expected to continue discussion Feb. 27 concerning a charter review commission. The specific number of its members and how they will be appointed remains to be determined but City Council members say they know what issues the commission should consider.

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Eye on the Environment: Technology Can Help Measure Hilliard’s Sustainability

Hilliard Northwest News – Guest Columnist – Pete Marsh

A new monthly guest column from the Hilliard Environmental Sustainability Commission. Read it every fourth week of the month in the ThisWeek Hilliard Northwest News.

“Environmental sustainability” no longer is a new concept and by now, the refrain has become familiar. To save energy in your home, use a programmable thermostat, switch to energy-efficient light bulbs and be sure that your home has proper insulation. These tips are standard practices and an excellent starting point for Hilliard residents looking to be more sustainable without taking out a second mortgage.

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Moldy Hilliard Home Demolished after House Rued by Construction Mistakes

WSYX/WTTE – TV

A Hilliard home was demolished after sitting for more than a year when the homeowners discovered extensive mold attributed to construction mistakes. Jimmy and Ashley Adams said they were forced out of their house located on Barbara Drive in the Hoffman Farms neighborhood. Nearly two years ago, they planned a kitchen remodel when they discovered deteriorating walls and rotting wood on nearly every side of their home.

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Some 911 Cellphone Calls from Hilliard were Misrouted, Officials Say

Columbus Dispatch

A misrouted 911 call from a cellphone in Hilliard earlier this month revealed a lapse in the local emergency-response system, but it’s unclear that a delay of seconds in transferring the call made a difference in the death of a 72-year-old man.”We were, as you might imagine, pretty alarmed,” Hilliard Councilman Les Carrier said.

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