Karen Sybert appointed to serve as City’s new Finance Director

City Council appointed Karen Sybert as the City’s new Finance Director during last night’s meeting. Karen will start her new role with the City on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

No left turns – 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily

Powell City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to extend the time frame for restricted left turns at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. The extended time frame will go into effect within 4-6 weeks. This will allow time for signage to be ordered and installed

City Council considers extending left turn restriction hours

Powell City Council will hold the second reading of an ordinance that proposes extending the time frame for restricted left turns at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. 

Steitz Road Closure

Steitz Road will be closed in front of the new Carpenter’s Mill subdivision for roadway improvements starting Monday, Aug. 5 through Friday, Sept. 20, weather permitting.


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  • Housing & Commercial Market Analysis

    Vogt Strategic Insights conducted a Market Analysis for the City of Powell in order to determine where the City should focus its development efforts with its limited resources.

    The purpose of this real estate market study and strategic recommendations analysis is to evaluate housing characteristics and economic/employment trends impacting Powell. This analysis projects the future housing and commercial/retail needs of Powell based on current and anticipated demographic, economic, and housing trends.

  • Powell Splash Pad

    One of the community’s favorite spots for summer – the Splash Pad located in Village Green Park – will open immediately following the Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony at 1 p.m. Monday, May 27.

    The Splash is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting. While you’re there, visit the solar picnic pavilion, which provides picnic tables and shade while supplying energy to the Municipal Building. Before visiting the Splash Pad, check the City’s homepage of the website or Facebook page to see if the Splash Pad is open or closed.

  • Powell Parks & Recreation – Fall 2019 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. 7 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9. 

Highlights from the 2019 Powell Festival