Touch-a-Truck Will Occur Saturday, August 21
Touch-a-Truck is an event established by the New Albany Public Service Department for our kids and the kid that still lives within all of us.  Held at the New Albany Public Service Department headquarters (7800 Bevelhymer Road) next to the Bevelhymer Park athletic fields, this event will put your little...
Arbor Day Tree Planting
New Albany is a Tree City USA community. To commemorate Arbor Day on April 30, our Public Service department planted a new tree at James River Park. Trees not only provide a beautiful backdrop but also create a healthier environment. If you want to plant a tree, click here for...
Upcoming Construction - Care to Comment?
The City of New Albany and Ohio Department of Transportation are seeking public comments for proposed improvements to Johnstown Road from Chappell Drive to Smith’s Mill Road. The project includes redesigned highway interchange ramps, new medians and turn lanes, the addition of sidewalks and leisure trails along US 62, and...
April 24: Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Do you have prescriptions or medications that you don’t use, don’t need or have expired? Dispose of them safely and responsibly through the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day collection on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plain Township Fire Station. The U.S. Drug Enforcement...
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...