Dublin, Ohio Recognized for Excellence in Placemaking and Intergovernmental Cooperation

(Dublin, Ohio) – At the Ohio City & County Management Association (OCMA) Annual Conference, the City of Dublin received two prestigious awards highlighting its commitment to innovation and collaboration.

Placemaking Award for Riverside Crossing Park

The City was honored with the Placemaking Award for its remarkable work on Riverside Crossing Park. Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dublin, Riverside Crossing Park is more than just a greenspace; it’s a transformative project that brings together nature’s beauty, innovative design and community spirit. Dublin City Manager Megan O’Callaghan expressed gratitude for the recognition, stating, “Riverside Crossing Park exemplifies our dedication to creating unique public spaces that enrich the lives of our residents and visitors.”

Riverside Crossing Park in Dublin has evolved into a vibrant hub for cultural celebrations, embracing diversity and fostering a sense of unity. The park’s crown jewel is The Dublin Link pedestrian bridge over the Scioto River. It is a symbol of unity, linking past and present, community and nature. The Link has become an icon of celebration, lighting up to honor various holidays and observances. This innovative display serves as a visual representation of Dublin’s vibrant spirit and inclusivity.

The award recognizes the collaborative efforts of the City and its various partners. Their commitment to engaging the community in the park’s design process ensured that Riverside Crossing Park would reflect the desires and aspirations of Dublin residents.

Intergovernmental Cooperation Award for The Beta District

Dublin also received the Intergovernmental Cooperation Award for its collaborative efforts in The Beta District. The Beta District, a visionary innovation region spanning multiple counties, showcases the power of intergovernmental cooperation, community collaboration and technological innovation.

Led by the Northwest 33 Council of Governments, which includes Dublin, Marysville, Union County, and the Marysville-Union County Port Authority, The Beta District serves as Central Ohio’s hub for smart and connected mobility applications that enhance safety and connectivity. It represents a remarkable partnership between multiple jurisdictions and organizations, demonstrating a shared commitment to fostering innovation and enhancing the quality of life for our communities.

These awards underscore Dublin’s dedication to excellence, innovation and collaboration in shaping vibrant communities and advancing smart and connected technologies.

About the City of Dublin, Ohio, USA

Dublin is a city of nearly 50,000 residents located just northwest of Columbus, Ohio. It offers residents and corporate citizens responsive services, attractive housing options, superior public education, direct regional highway access, abundant park space, thoughtful and strategic planning, innovative ideas and technology and a dynamic community life. Dublin is ranked the number one small city in Ohio and is consistently named one of the safest cities in the nation. It is home to more than 20 corporate headquarters, an entrepreneurial center, 4,300+ businesses, world-class events and the urban, walkable Bridge Street District. For more information, visit DublinOhioUSA.gov or call 614.410.4400.

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