Finance Department Receives Highest Award
The Government Finance Officers Association awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of New Albany for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. This is the highest form of recognition possible in governmental accounting. “This award reflects our commitment to fiscal reporting and providing a...
Martha Taylor Babbitt: The First Woman to Become Mayor of New Albany
Martha Elmetta Taylor Babbitt (nickname: “Metta”) Born: 1862 Died: 1950 Married: Edward Calvin Babbitt in 1895 Children: Fred, Burr and Mildred Notable: Elected to council in New Albany in 1921. Took office in January 1922 and was elected president of council by her colleagues. She became first female mayor of...
Municipal Income Tax Returns Due May 17
The new filing deadline for municipal income tax returns this year is May 17. With your health and safety in mind, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) again is offering four contact-free ways to easily file your municipal taxes. Click here for more information. File Online Individuals who are ready...
Council Approves Engage New Albany Strategic Plan
The City of New Albany would like to thank the more than 1,300 residents who participated in the Engage New Albany Strategic Plan process during the past 21 months. The plan, formally approved by City Council at their March 16 meeting, will help lay the foundation for our future residential...
Beware of Scammers Claiming to be Ohio Homeland Security
The Ohio Department of Public Safety has received reports of a possible scam being perpetrated on Ohioans today from scammers claiming to be from Ohio Homeland Security (OHS). Ohio residents have reported receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from OHS and informing the call recipients that their identity...
Parks Plan and Taylor Farm Update
Some exciting plans are in the works when it comes to parks in New Albany, including upgrades to neighborhood parks and a brand-new park space at the Taylor Farm site. Neighborhood Parks It first became apparent in 2019 that upgrading the City of New Albany’s park network was important to...
Healthy New Albany Lunch and Learn about Diversity, Racism and the Immigrant Experience
Healthy New Albany was pleased to host Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola and Angie Ojeda-Kreiman to discuss the topic of Diversity, Racism and the Immigrant Experience at the February 10th Lunch & Learn. This was an important discussion for the community to hear. You can watch the full Zoom webinar below....
City Offices Closed February 15 for Presidents Day
City offices will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day. NAPD will continue to provide 24/7 service. For potentially life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, NAPD can be reached at 614-855-1234.
BrewDog Announces New Albany Location for Spring/Summer 2021
Leading craft brewer BrewDog is excited to announce its newest U.S. location in New Albany at 97 W. Granville St. The retail space will total more than 8,600-square-feet, with 6,900-square-feet of restaurant space, and 1,645-square-feet of covered patio. The location will feature outdoor firepits and super-sized games, an interactive beer...
New Albany Currently Accepting Bids for Turf and Landscape Maintenance Program
The City of New Albany is currently accepting bids for its Turf and Landscape Maintenance Program. Sealed bids will be accepted at Village Hall (99 W. Main St.) until 1:30 pm on February 19, 2021.  Click below to access a PDF of the bid packet. 2021 New Albany Turf and...