Powell Crossing lawsuit settlement

The City of Powell resolved the lawsuit arising from an unconstitutional Charter Amendment with a payment of $1.8 million. This payment will be made through a combination of funds contributed by the City ($950,000) and the City’s insurer, Great American Insurance Group ($850,000).

City’s annual Street Maintenance Program kicks off this week

The 2017 Street Maintenance Program begins the week of Sept. 11 and runs for up to one week. Various streets throughout the City will be repaired and improved during this time.

Meet the City’s new Zoning Inspector

Meet Brenda Pearl, the City’s new Zoning Inspector! She is responsible for zoning inspections, responding to complaints about zoning and property maintenance, and finding new violations. 

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in International Studies from Wright State University. She is currently a graduate student at The Ohio State University, obtaining a Master in City and Regional Planning. 

City Council Meeting Highlights – Sept. 5, 2017

Check out highlights from this week’s Powell City Council meeting.


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  • Keep Powell Moving

    You’re on the move and it’s our job to make sure you get there safely and timely. You had a vision in mind and our comprehensive plan put it on paper. Now we’re putting that plan into action. We’re completing Murphy Parkway, developing roadway connections, installing more and better-timed traffic lights.

    The City of Powell continues to listen to your concerns and is working to improve traffic circulation, add parking and increase walkability in our ever-evolving city.

    Get the facts here

  • Splash Pad

    The Splash Pad will be open through Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 4) and then will close for the season.


  • Powell Parks & Recreation – Fall 2017 Registration

    Browse our latest Parks & Recreation Guide for this upcoming fall! Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Registration cannot be accepted over the phone or via email.

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