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Delaware City Council To Hold Organizational Meeting

15 Nov , 2019  

It’s what cities all over Ohio are doing after the recent election — they are reorganizing and preparing for the next term of office.

In the case of Delaware City Council, that involves an organiational meeting, set for November 18 at 7 PM in Council Chambers. More…



City Of Delaware Reportedly Planning To Demolish Endangered Historic Site

20 Oct , 2019  

The City of Delaware may be planning to demolish the historic Caretaker’s House at Oak Grove Cemetery soon, 1808Delaware has learned.

Earlier this year, the structure was named to the 2019 List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites by Preservation Ohio, the state’s oldest statewide historic preservation organization. In a press release, the organization stated, “The original plans for Delaware’s historic city cemetery called for this house to be built, the oldest portion of which dates to the 1850s. More…

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Help Design Delaware’s Newest Park

10 Sep , 2019  

If were able to design it from scratch, what would you have in your ideal neighborhood park?

On September 24, you will have the chance to indulge in such an exercise as the City of Delaware hosts a Park Planning Open House at Veterans Park. Second Ward Councilmember Lisa Keller and Parks and Natural Resources Director Ted Miller invite residents to help create the City of Delaware’s next neighborhood park, which will be located at Boulder Drive and South Houk Road. More…


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Delaware Police’s K9 Tyson Better Protected Through Generous Donation

27 Aug , 2019  

Delaware Police Department’s K9 Tyson will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc..

K9 Tyson’s vest is sponsored by Greg Nobis of Delaware and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Cooper, a beloved Nobis family pet.” Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. More…

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East William Street To Close On Saturday

20 Aug , 2019  

As part of the East William Street widening project, East William Street between Lake Street and the Point will close to traffic on Saturday, August 24 from 7 AM to 5 PM

During Saturday’s activities, traffic will be detoured using Central Ave. and Lake Street, and residents with driveway access to William Street should park their vehicles on a side street. Access to businesses near Potter Street and Frank Street will be maintained from the Lake Street/William Street intersection. More…


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Olentangy River Clean-Up Day: Updated

18 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware Public Utilities Department, Keep Delaware County Beautiful, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) are partnering to hold the City’s annual Olentangy River Clean-Up.

This year’s event will take place on August 24 from 10 AM to Noon at 225 Cherry Street in Delaware, the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant facility. More…

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Delaware Community Promotions Grant Application Sought

10 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware Community Promotions Grant program assists programs and projects that positively impact the community, promote the City of Delaware and enhance its quality of life.

All requests must be submitted electronically. Only timely and complete applications, including all documentation, will be considered for funding. More…

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Proposed New West William Street Building Moves To Next Steps

9 Aug , 2019  

The proposal to demolish a structure at 50 West William Street, and to replace the same with a new building, takes another step this Monday.

At the regular meeting of the Delaware City Council, members will consider an ordinance which would, if passed, rezone a 0.119 acre parcel at that location from B-3, Community Business District, to B-2, Central Business District. More…


Delaware Resurfacing Projects Announced

8 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware’s 2019 street resurfacing program includes 12 paving projects, with five added because of the approved 10.5 cents per-gallon gas tax increase. Work will begin in August.

A total of 3.5 miles of roadway at a cost of $1,880,000 is being resurfaced. The roads in this year’s program are: More…

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Open House To Be Held On Point Project

5 Aug , 2019  

The City of Delaware is developing plans to improve traffic flow and safety from the Point intersection to Ohio 521.

An initial public involvement meeting was held in May. Information on topics including proposed roadway changes, funding, aesthetics, and the railroad was shared. More…


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Central Ohio Region Focuses On Coordinated Housing Strategy

1 Aug , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), Franklin County, the City of Columbus, and regional partners – including the City of Delaware — are excited to lead the development of a coordinated housing strategy that will develop investment and policy recommendations to support mixed income neighborhoods and regional growth. More…

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City Of Delaware Shares New Set Of Questions With Citizens

24 Jul , 2019  

The City of Delaware is continuing to use polling software to give citizens the opportunity to responds to questions on city matters.

As presented on its website, the City describes it this way: More…


Delaware Water Main Project To Begin

16 Jul , 2019  

The City of Delaware will undertake a water main replacement project along Lincoln Avenue, from Euclid Avenue to Forest Avenue; and along Forest, from Lincoln to Elmwood Drive. More…


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Planning A Garage Sale In Delaware? Here Are The Rules And Regs

2 Jul , 2019  

From the City of Delaware:

Garage and yard sale season is here and residents are reminded of the City’s regulations for such sales, as well as related sign regulations. More…


City Office Makes A Move Next Door

26 Jun , 2019  

The City of Delaware Planning and Community Development Department this week opened for business in a new location, the City Hall Annex that was formerly home to the Delaware Gazette.

The move from City Hall’s cramped second floor to the Annex was completed over a series of days. More…