Cleveland Road Closure 9-17-18 to 10-1-18

Public Service Announcement Please be advised that Cleveland Road will be closed between Monarch Drive and Taylor Road for two weeks between Monday, September 17th and Monday October 1st.  This closure is necessary to complete a culvert replacement and other work along Cleveland Road that is associated with the Taylor Road sidewalk and path project. 

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Mosquito spraying inside the City Limits 8-29-18

The City of Pataskala has a contract with the Licking County Health Department to administer mosquito spray inside the city limits. The Health Department will be out Wednesday night, August 29th during the night time hours. If you want to be put on the ‘no-spray’ list please call Jessica Cumbo at 740-927-2021 before 2 pm,

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City of Pataskala hiring Utility Field Tech 1

UTILITY FIELD TECHNICIAN I CITY OF PATASKALA, OHIO   The City of Pataskala is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Utility Field Technician I. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have experience and knowledge in the operation and maintenance of job-related vehicles, machinery, tools and equipment.  Must be able

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Pataskala Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting

We are in the process of creating a community-led plan for the future of Pataskala. The Pataskala Comprehensive Plan will be a 10 to 20 year guide for how and where the City should grow. We need your input! Please join us at this public meeting to learn more about the process and participate in

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Broad Street Roadway Maintenance

Public Service Announcement Please be advised that City crews will begin performing crack seal maintenance work on Broad Street this week, and work will continue over the course of the next two to three weeks, and as weather permits.  This will be a mobile operation that is short and slow moving.  Crews will have strobe

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City of Pataskala hiring an Accounting Clerk

The City of Pataskala is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Accounting Clerk.  Applicants should have prior experience with accounts payable/receivable, general ledger accounting, and payroll administration.  The ideal candidate would possess working knowledge of governmental accounting and purchasing processes, ability to prepare basic financial reports, and capital asset tracking.  Interested candidates must

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2018 Fall Soccer Signups

Fall Registration begins June 3rd @ midnight and will run through July 7th 2018.. The registration fee is $75 per child with a maximum per family of $225. The Late fee will be $15 per player (late after July 7th). Onsite registration will be at Foundation Park on July 7th from 10 to 12 PM. We will

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CITY SEEKING PROPOSALS FOR BANKING SERVICES

The City of Pataskala is soliciting SEALED proposals for banking services and cash management services for a period of not less than three (3) years, and for no more than five (5) years.  The selected institution shall be designated as the City’s depository for an initial three-year term commencing January 1, 2019.   Copies of

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MOSQUITO SPRAYING INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS – 6-27-18

The City of Pataskala has a contract with the Licking County Health Department to administer mosquito spray inside the city limits. The Health Department will be out Wednesday night, June 27th during the night time hours. If you want to be put on the ‘no-spray’ list please call Jessica Cumbo at 740-927-202 before 2 pm, Tuesday,

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Pataskala Street Fair Parade Form

Please note that the Street Fair is not ran by the City but by the West Licking Fire Association.  If you have any qestuions about the Fair please visit their website: www.pataskalastreetfair.org  Any questions about the Parade please direct them to Judy Baird at judybaird9@yahoo.com Parade Entry Form 2018

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Mosquito Spray inside the City Limits

News from the Licking County Health Department has been received that they will be spraying parts of the City on Wednesday night AND parts on THURSDAY night. For more information on what locations please contact the Health Department as it was not determined which parts will be what nights. The City of Pataskala has a

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Volunteering/Community Service

The Parks and Recreation Department accepts many teens for community service each summer. Any youth who wishes to perform community service should write a letter to the Parks and Recreation Manager. The letter should include information about yourself and what duties or experiences you are interested in. Letters should be submitted no later than June

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Parks Board Opening

The City of Pataskala is accepting letters of interest for the following: PARKS ADVISORY BOARD One (1) position available to complete remainder of term (term expires on 12/31/2019) This Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM and other times as required. Meetings are held at the Pataskala Administration Building located

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Full Time Position Open for City Planner

CITY PLANNER  CITY OF PATASKALA, OHIO The City of Pataskala is seeking qualified candidates for the full‐time position of City Planner. Applicants should  have  prior  experience  with  development  and  subdivision  review,  land  use  application  review,  preparation and presentation of staff reports for boards and commissions, and interaction with the public on planning and zoning matters.

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Kroger Community Rewards Program for the Parks and Rec Department

The City of Pataskala Parks and Recreation Department has signed up for the Kroger Community Rewards Program!  A percentage of your purchase will be donated to the Parks and Rec Department which is a great opportunity to help add additional youth sports programs, beautify trails at Foundation Park and Liberty Park, and add amenities to

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Cable Road Closure March 26th-30th 2018

  Please be advised that the City of Pataskala will be closing Cable Road just west of Mink Street, between Mink Street and Summit Road for a necessary culvert replacement.  The closure will begin Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:00 am, and is anticipated to continue through Friday, March 30, 2018.  Throughout this time period,

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Traffic Notice for Saturday March 10

Public Service Announcement Please be advised that Capital City Group, Inc. will be transporting a large piece of equipment through the City tomorrow, Saturday, March 10th.  The route will begin behind 84 Lumber, proceed north on Park Street, then head east on SR 16 through town, and then south on Watkins Rd. to the substation

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EMA Partnering with City of Pataskala and West Licking Fire District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/05/18 PATASKALA, LICKING COUNTY – The Licking County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is partnering with the City of Pataskala and the West Licking Fire Department to conduct an emergency response exercise on Tuesday, February 20. The exercise will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held at the West Licking Fire Station

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2018 Spring Soccer Registration

Spring Registration begins a week from Thursday (Feb 1st). The registration fee has been raised to $75 per child with a maximum per family of $225. The Late fee will be $15 per player (late after March 3rd). Onsite registration will be at Foundation Park on March 3rd from 10 to 2 PM. We will

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Information about the City’s 1.0% Income Tax

With tax season underway, We want to take this opportunity to provide you with information about the City of Pataskala’s municipal income tax. In 2010, residents of City of Pataskala approved a 1.0% income tax that is levied on all earned income of individuals and business entities residing, working, or doing business in Pataskala. At

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Ways to help the PSD during snow fall

With the anticipation of snow fall coming to Pataskala again this weekend, here are some helpful tips to help the service department when plowing the roads:   * PARKED CARS ON STREETS PLEASE remove any cars parked on the streets during any and all snow events, regardless of the amount that accumulates. It is very

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Construction Blog for 2018

BJ King – City Administrator Happy New Year! I hope you are staying warm and enjoying the start of another year. The City of Pataskala is excited for 2018. We have several infrastructure improvement projects scheduled for construction this year. Construction on the new Pataskala Police Station will commence sometime in late winter/early spring. The

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HR Manager Position open until February 3rd

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER CITY OF PATASKALA, OHIO   The City of Pataskala is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time position of Human Resources Officer.  Applicants should have prior experience with human resources management, employee benefits programs, and collective bargaining processes.  The ideal candidate would possess working knowledge of current human resources management practices and programs.

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Columbia Road Construction Update

Please be advised that both of the active projects on Columbia Road have experienced slight delays, and both will be closed for a little longer than anticipated. Columbia Road Bridge (North of Broad Street) With the successful coordination of efforts between ODOT, the City, and the Contractor, solutions to the experienced issues have been developed,

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City’s Parks Levy on Ballot Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s vote determines the future of the City’s parks and recreation department and programs Tomorrow, voters in the City have the opportunity to determine the future maintenance and development of the city’s 7 parks. If approved, the levy funds would all be put to physical improvements and maintenance in our city parks. The parks department

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Columbia Road Culvert Replacement and Safety Improvements

Please be advised that Columbia Road will be closed between Mill Street and Refugee Road for approximately 30 days beginning Monday, November 6th.  This closure is to replace the box culvert just south of Mill Street, make safety improvements, and widen the road in the vicinity of the culvert.  The estimated completion date for the

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RITA Sending Tax Non-Filing Letters

The city’s income tax collection and compliance agent, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA), is currently sending letters to any Pataskala resident who has not filed one or more income tax returns.  It is important to know that the city has a mandatory filing requirement, so even if you do not owe any additional taxes

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PAB Meeting October 10th

The Park Advisory Board meeting will hold its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 10th at 7pm at the City Administration Building ( 621 W. Broad St. ) in the first floor COTC 1A, First Floor Large Classroom.  This meeting will be covering the upcoming Parks Levy.

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Ohio State School of City and Regional Planning Survey

A class from the Ohio State School of City and Regional Planning is working on a SR310 and Broad Street transportation plan for the City as a class project. As part of their project, they would like to receive feedback from the community. Please take a few minutes to take their survey and provide feedback

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Comprehensive Plan RFQ

The City of Pataskala is seeking qualification submittals from qualified firms to update the city’s comprehensive plan. The city’s comprehensive plan was last updated by students with the Ohio State’s City and Regional Planning program in 2006. Since 2006, the city has faced tremendous growth.  Please take a look at the information below for more

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September 12th Parks Board Meeting Notes

The first Parks Board Public Hearing about the upcoming levy was held on September 12, 2017.  If you were not able to make the meeting we have posted the handouts that were available.  Also a YouTube link to the video recording of the meeting. Parks Board Video – YouTube   Parks Board Handouts for 9-12-17

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Upcoming Columbia Road Bridge Replacement

Beginning Monday, September 18, Columbia Road (TR 38) will be closed between SR 16 and Courter Street in Pataskala for a bridge replacement. The road will be closed to through traffic for approximately 75 days. Buds Inc. is the prime contractor for this project which includes the replacement of the Columbia Road bridge over Muddy

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Facts about the proposed Pataskala Parks Levy

The City of Pataskala has placed a Parks Improvement Levy on the November 7th general election ballot. I want to take this opportunity to provide some facts about the levy. The millage amount of proposed levy is 0.75-mills. Based on current valuation in Pataskala, this 0.75-mills would generate $252,501 annually for parks improvements. This equates

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Contractor work in Hazelwood along Harold Stewart Parkway on 9/6 and 9/7

Please be advised that the City will be having Flowline L.L.C. perform storm sewer video work along Harrold Stewart Parkway in the area between Cranberry Drive and Deansway Drive on September 6th and 7th.  It will be necessary for Flowline personnel to be in some backyards to access storm sewer manholes to complete this work. 

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Headley’s Mill Road Closure August 25th – September 1st

The Public Service Department has contracted with Tree King Tree Services for the removal of trees along Headley’s Mill Road starting Friday, August 25th thru September 1st. All work is scheduled to occur on week days between 7am and 4pm. Due to the nature of this work, road closures will be necessary. Please plan to

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Mosquito Spraying Inside the City Limits 8-7-17

Licking County Health Department will be spraying for mosquito’s inside the city limits on August 7th starting at 9 pm. If you would like to be put on the ‘no spray’ list in front of your property please call the City at 740-927-2021.

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First-ever PAFR from the City of Pataskala

The city’s Finance Department has just created the first-ever Popular Annual Financial Report, or PAFR for 2016.  The purpose of this 10-page document is to provide Pataskala residents with a ‘snap shot’ view of city finances, including our outstanding debt.  We are always working to identify ways to improve transparency and communication between the city

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One Lane closure on section of Broad July 5th – 7th

Construction crews will be working along Broad Street just west of Mink Street and east of Summit Road between Wednesday July 5th and Friday July 7th.  This work will necessitate temporary closures of one lane of traffic throughout this time period.  One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times by use of flaggers,

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Tree Trimming on Headley’s Mill

The Public Service Department will be engaged in tree trimming and removal activities along Headley’s Mill Road throughout the month of July.  Due to the nature of this work, reduction of traffic to one lane, as well as road closures will be necessary.  All work is scheduled to occur on week days between 7am and

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Parks Levy

The Pataskala City Council recently approved the placement of a .75-mill permanent levy on the November 2017 general election ballot for parks and recreation equipment, maintenance, and operation. If approved, the levy will cost a homeowner $26.25 for every $100,000 in property valuation. There are 7 public parks located throughout the city. The parks and

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Road Projects for 2017

The City budgeted $650,000 of local funds for this year’s road program. This represents the largest amount ever budgeted from local (non-debt) funds for road improvements. This was accomplished through conservative budgeting and superior financial management. Roads scheduled for repair this year include:   Repaving– Applewood Street, a portion of Corylus Drive, portion of Oxford

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Hydrant Flow Testing May 17, 2017

We will be in the system flushing and testing fire hydrants tomorrow, May 17, 2017 in the following locations.   Highland Hollow Road Carryback Drive Jefferson Meadows York Road Oak meadow Broad Street Main Street Sugar Mill Drive River Forest Road   During the test period customers will see Utility Department Staff, Vehicles, and fire

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RITA Tax Season Update

As we approach the 2017 filing deadline RITA would like to provide you with some tips to address what is expected to be an extremely busy week. TAXPAYER ASSISTANCE   The following services are availalbe for taxpayers to file their tax returns.  Many of these services are available by accesing the RITA website and/or accessing

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Installing NEW Foundation Park interior gates

Please be aware that there will be interior gates at Foundation Park installed this spring. Installation of the gates will provide access from McIntosh Road and John Reese Parkway to parking lots in the park. However, the gates will be closed mid-point on the park drive, preventing vehicular access through the entire park. The two

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Litter Clean Up Week

It’s that time of year again!  April 22nd, Earth Day will kick off our Litter Clean Up Week!  The City can provide you with trash bags, gloves and orange vests to anyone that would like to lend a helping hand.  All you have to do is come to City Hall and pick up the supplies.

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State of the City Address

It is with great pride and satisfaction that I present to you the State of the City address concerning all city operations and the accomplishments in 2016.  The City is thriving under the management of City Administrator BJ King, Department Directors, and staff.

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Water Main Leak near Watkins Road and Wynridge Drive

A water main leak has been located near the intersection of Watkins Road and Wynridge Drive in the Barrington Ridge subdivision. The City’s water department responded to the leak and unfortunately had to order the correct parts to make the repair. The leak will be repaired on Monday. If there is a need for a

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Highlights of the 2017 Budget for the City of Pataskala

  I hope you had a happy and productive 2016.  I am pleased to report that the City had a very productive 2016. I am excited to begin 2017! I want to provide an update on our 2017 budget. Council approved the 2017 budget on November 21, 2016. This was the earliest that a City

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Commission and Board openings

The City of Pataskala is now accepting resumes and letters of interest for multiple Commission and Board openings. Licking County Transit Board, Records Commission, Personnel Board of Review and Board of Zoning Appeals. Please follow this link for more information on each opening. Boards and Commissions    

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Main Street Electrical Update meeting

Message from BJ King, City Administrator In November I provided you with an update regarding the burial and removal of the overhead power lines and old lights on the Main Street Improvements project. At that time, I reported that the City and AEP were working together to come to a resolution on this project that would

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Mink Street Closure Thursday November 17th and Friday November 18th

Please be aware that Mink Street will be closed at Broad Street both Thursday and Friday, November 17th and 18th during paving operations.  Throughout this time period, there will be no access from Broad Street to Mink Street north or south, or from Mink Street north or south to Broad Street.  East and westbound traffic

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Park Advisory Board 2016 Survey

The Park Advisory Board has created a survey to gain insight on YOUR views and YOUR input on the City parks. Please take a few moments to fill out this survey and make sure your voice is heard! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L7DW8Z5  

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Mink Road and Broad Street Intersection Update

We have received several questions about the status of the Mink Road and Broad Street intersection improvements project.   I want to provide some history about this intersection improvement project. For the past several years, the Mink Road and Broad Street intersection has ranked as the second or third most dangerous intersection in the city.

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South Leg of Mink Street Closure

Starting Tuesday, November 1st, the south leg of Mink Street located at the Mink and Broad intersection will be closed for construction.  All other legs of the intersection will remain open with flaggers.  The estimated time of this closure will be 30 days. This is the last leg of the intersection that needs to be

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Trick or Treat Times have been CHANGED for the City of Pataskala

After much consideration with having Trick or Treat on a Saturday night, the Mayor has made the executive decision to change the City of Pataskala’s Trick or Treat times to 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The date will stay the same, Saturday October 29th, only the times have been altered. Please share!!! The media has also been

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“Columbia Rd. Bridge – Will be closed Friday November 4th”

Update : The bridge on Columbia Rd will be closed at 7am on Friday, November 4th for repairs.  The goal is to have the bridge open for the weekend.  There are message boards already in place to inform drivers of the closure. The City has temporarily restricted the bridge on Columbia Rd. just north of

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Boil Advisory for parts of Barrington Ridge

Due to a main valve failure in Barrington Ridge yesterday, September 26th, 36 homes lost water pressure. Water has been turned back on and now these residents are on a boil advisory for the next several days. The homes affected are on the following streets, Wyndridge Drive, Wyndridge Court, Stonecroft Drive and Aston Court. You

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Loss of water pressure in parts of Barrington Ridge

Due to a main valve failure in Barrington Ridge, 36 homes will lose water pressure this afternoon (9-26-16) and be placed on a boil advisory for the next several days. The homes affected are on the following streets, Wyndridge Drive, Wyndridge Court, Stonecroft Drive and Aston Court. You will receive a red door card with

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Mink Street Railroad Tracks will be CLOSED September 26th – 30th

The Railroad will be closing the railroad tracks on Mink Street starting at 7 am on Monday, September 26th and will be reopen the evening of Friday, September 30th.  There will be detour signs posted for the closure.  The railroad will have the detour following Cleveland Road then south on Summit Road to Broad Street.

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Hydrant Flushing – September 26th – 30th, 2016

The Utility Department has scheduled to flush the fire hydrants throughout the City the week of September 26-30, 2016.  Hydrant flushing is performed to ensure proper operation of the hydrants, and to purge sediments from the main lines.  During the flushing program you may experience temporary pressure changes and you may observe slightly discolored water.  It

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Trick or Treat Survey

When would you like to see this year’s Trick or Treating within the City of Pataskala? The City has created a survey for everyone to voice their choices! Please take a few moments and visit the link provided. The survey will go on until Wednesday August 31st. Thank you for your input! Treat or Treat

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Main Street Paving Week of July 19th – July 22

Milling and paving of Main Street through the downtown area will be occurring throughout the rest of this week (July 19 – 22).  One lane of traffic will be maintained by flaggers, but moderate delays should be expected.  Note also that Main Street will be closed to parking for the remainder of the week.  Please

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