Register for the 2020 Citizens Police Academy

The Powell Police Department is hosting the annual Citizens Police Academy, beginning Wednesday, March 4. The Academy will run from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday for 10 weeks. Participants will gain insight on crime awareness and prevention while receiving an inside look into the Powell Police Department.

Regional Income Tax Agency launches state-wide digital taxpayer notification initiative

The Regional Income Tax Agency, commonly known as RITA, is beginning a new initiative to notify taxpayers of the upcoming tax filing deadline.

Powell names new mayor, vice mayor

Members of Powell City Council selected Frank Bertone to serve as the City’s new mayor and Daniel Swartwout as the vice mayor, both serving two-year terms.

Finance Department awarded Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Powell by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). 


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  • City Manager Search

    The City of Powell is recruiting for its next City Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for an executive to work and live in a safe, quaint, small town atmosphere with all of the modern-day conveniences and amenities of a growing city. City Council is seeking candidates with municipal government experience who have strong communication and outstanding interpersonal skills to lead this well-run municipal organization.

    Visit here for more information.

  • Snow & Ice Removal

    Whenever the City experiences snow during the winter, the Public Service Department does its best to keep the streets clear and safe for travel. Primary streets, including Powell Road, Olentangy Street, Liberty Street, Sawmill Road and parkways, are serviced first.

    Visit the City‘s interactive snow removal map to find out what priority level your street is before the next winter storm strikes. The City of Powell focuses on keeping the main streets, steep streets and school bus routes open.

  • Powell Parks & Recreation – Winter/Spring 2020 Registration

    Browse our latest Parks & Recreation Guide for this upcoming winter and spring! Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10. 

2019 Year in Review