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City of Hilliard – In the News

Posted June 9, 2017 in Your Community by Anna Subler

What’s Happening in Hilliard?

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


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Hilliard’s Station Park Feature

Good-Day Columbus Marketplace

The schedule of summer events at Hilliard’s Station Park was recently sponsored on Good Day Market Place.

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Patrons can explore Hilliard’s DORA on June 8

Hilliard Northwest News

The first event allowing outdoor alcohol consumption in Old Hilliard’s new Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area is imminent. ThisWeek has some tips to help you enjoy it.

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Hayden Run to close for eight weeks

Hilliard Northwest News

Hayden Run Road east of Britton Parkway is scheduled to close June 19 for a project related to new construction at the adjacent complex for Vadata, an Amazon subsidiary that builds data centers. The closure, which involves replacement of a culvert west of the Interstate 270 overpass to facilitate a widening project, is scheduled for eight weeks, said Clark Rausch, Hilliard’s deputy city engineer.

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Developers considering project near J.W. Reason

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard officials might be asked to consider a proposal to construct two new buildings on the north side of Cemetery Road, immediately west of the entrance to J.W. Reason Elementary School, 4790 Cemetery Road. Jamie Moore of Dublin-based Crawford Hoying and Timothy Reardon, a managing partner of New Start Development, are partnering though a limited-liability company to develop the parcels.

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Hilliard Planning and Zoning Commission: Sunrise Academy will try again for expansion

Hilliard Northwest News

The proposed expansions of an Islamic school and an Islamic cultural center are scheduled for consideration by the Hilliard Planning and Zoning Commission at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the Hilliard Municipal Building, 3800 Municipal Way.

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Hilliard near top in local suburban growth

The Columbus Dispatch

It isn’t nearly finished, but Grandview Yard already is making a big impact. The number of people living in Grandview Heights grew by the largest percentage among all Franklin County cities last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released May 25. The suburb’s population increased by about 5 percent and is now home to 7,628 people.

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Assisted-living facility CRA approved by Hilliard City Council

Hilliard Northwest News

Construction is expected to begin in July on a $19 million, 124-unit assisted-living facility on Sturbridge Court after Hilliard City Council members approved a tax break for the project May 22. Legislation applying the Ohio Community Reinvestment Areas program for a 15-year, 50-percent property-tax abatement for Wallick Communities’ Ashford at Sturbridge was approved 4-2.

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First-responders monument bears officer Sean Johnson’s name

Hilliard Northwest News

The memory of Hilliard Division of Police officer Sean Richard Johnson hasn’t faded from the minds of the city’s first responders and the community he served, and now a tangible sign of his legacy appears at First Responders Park.

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Eye on the Environment: Should residents dump disposable water bottles?

Hilliard Northwest News

Guest Column

As the school year winds to a close, Hilliard parks soon will be filled to capacity with children and adults playing soccer, baseball and all sorts of other activities. Temperatures already are climbing, and in the struggle to remain hydrated during activity, thousands of disposable plastic water bottles will be used and discarded.

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