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Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins August 13th

The Bexley Water Department will begin flushing all City fire hydrants starting on Tuesday, August 13th.  Below is a daily update regarding where these crews will be working:

North Team: Complete
South Team: Complete 
Central Team: Starting on Columbia Avenue moving west as well as areas between Fair Avenue and Main Street

Users may notice the water is cloudy for a short time during and after this flushing program. Although the water may be cloudy, it is safe to drink. However, we advise residents to run cold water for about two minutes prior to doing any laundry. If you have any questions relating to this program, please call the Bexley Water Department at 614-559-4270.


Capital University First Year Students Move-In On August 15th

Expect Traffic Delays from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm

Capital University will welcome over 500 new students on Thursday, August 15th. Residence Hall Move-in is scheduled from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Please be aware that the streets in and around campus will be congested during this time.

  • Main Street Eastbound in the south lane will be for Capital move in only   
  • Pleasant Ridge from Main to Astor will be One Way Southbound only
  • Astor between Pleasant Ridge and College will be One Way Westbound
  • Mound street will be blocked at Francis with no access to Pleasant Ridge, only local traffic and Capital Traffic will be permitted
  • Pleasant Ridge will be blocked with no access to Astor   
  • Traffic on College Ave to Mound will be slowed

For your convenience, please see this map for an illustrated copy of traffic patterns for Capital Move-In Day. We're excited to welcome these new faces to our beautiful City!


Bexley's Got Talent Registration

Register by 4:30 pm on August 26!

Dust off those musical instruments and dance costumes – it's time to register for Bexley's Got Talent! This year, we're combining this event with the Labor Day Block Party and the last Main Event of the season on September 1st at Jeffrey Mansion. Register your talent by August 26th – any late entries will not be considered. To register, please click here.


Splish, Splash, & Dash Youth Triathlon

August 17, 2019 at the David H. Madison Community Pool – Volunteers Needed!

The Recreation and Parks Department is excited to announce the 7th Annual Splish, Splash, and Dash Youth Triathlon, sponsored by the Bexley Community Foundation's Youth and Recreation Fund on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Start times are different for each age group! This is a great opportunity for our youth to challenge themselves, stay active, and all while having a great time.

Volunteers are still needed for this event! If you're free the morning of August 17th, your time would be greatly appreciated. To sign up for a volunteer slot, please click here.


Save the Date: Coffee with the Mayor

August 24, 9:00 am at Freshii – 2510 E. Main Street

Coffee with the Mayor will be held at Freshii, 2510 E. Main Street, on August 24th at 9:00 am! Joining Mayor Kessler will be Senator Craig and State Representative Boggs. Join them for an open Q&A style forum, coffee, and delicious food. All are welcome to join!