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Posted April 28, 2017 in City Council by Anna Subler

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City of Hilliard looking for community input on roundabouts

WCMH/NBC

The city of Hilliard added two roundabouts at major intersections six years ago. Wednesday evening, the community will have the opportunity to talk with city leaders about what improvements they think could help make the intersection safer.

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Drivers can’t handle Hilliard roundabouts

WSYX/ABC

All options are “on the table” when it comes to figuring out why accident numbers remain at two roundabouts at the center of Hilliard. Police issued 20 citations during an enforcement sweep in late March as they considered why drivers seem to be unable to handle the roundabouts.

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Earth Day revolves around residents

Hilliard Northwest News

Dozens of volunteers helped pick up trash in Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park on April 22 as part of Hilliard’s observance of Earth Day. The Hilliard Recreation and Parks Department and Environmental Sustainability Commission organized the fifth annual event.

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Outdoor-alcohol district will pop the top June 8

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard’s first use of a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area is expected June 8 at the first of nine “Celebration at the Station” summer concerts at Hilliard’s Station Park in Old Hilliard.

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Eye on the Environment: Accord helps preserve Big Darby watershed

Hilliard Northwest News

Big Darby Creek, classified as a state and national scenic river, represents an important natural resource in central Ohio due to its vast diversity and abundance of aquatic and terrestrial life. In an effort to preserve the ecology of this biologically diverse watershed against advancing urban development, the Big Darby Accord was completed in 2006. This partnership includes Hilliard and nine other jurisdictions within the Big Darby watershed that are committed to preserving the ecological health of this sensitive watershed while allowing economic growth.

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Townships: HB 69 would ‘level playing field’

Hilliard Northwest News

A proposed state law that would exempt some township fire and emergency-medical districts from having property-tax revenue redirected as part of tax-increment-financing agreements remains in an Ohio House of Representatives committee. State lawmakers, however, aren’t the only ones determining the merits of House Bill 69.

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