Upcoming Public Forums scheduled to discuss proposed income tax increase

The City of Powell is hosting two upcoming public forums to discuss the proposed income tax increase on the fall ballot from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 and Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Grace Drive & Liberty Street Intersection roadwork scheduled to begin Sept. 24

Crews will begin construction to widen the Grace Drive and Liberty Street intersection for a future traffic light starting this Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting.

Powell Police plan to reduce number of illegal left turns at downtown Four Corners intersection

The Powell Police Department plans to add extra enforcement at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection in order to reduce the number of motorists making illegal left turns during the prohibited time frame.

Parks & Recreation fall class registration begins Aug. 22

Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24.


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  • Proposed Income Tax Increase

    Powell City Council to place an income tax increase for infrastructure maintenance before Powell residents on the Nov. 6, 2018 ballot. The ballot measure proposes raising the income tax rate from 0.75 percent to 1.15 percent while increasing the credit from 0.25 percent to 0.50 percent for residents who pay taxes to the municipality in which they work. It would require City Council to allocate at least 25 percent of all income tax revenue to infrastructure maintenance and improvements.

  • Leaf Collection

    In the fall, it’s not hard to find a pile of leaves somewhere that needs raking and clearing. In the City of Powell, leaves are collected free of charge by Rumpke during the fall season.

    Leaves should be placed in paper yard waste bags or in receptacles marked with yard waste stickers and set curbside along with your regular trash, on Tuesday, the City’s trash collection day.

  • Powell Parks & Recreation – Fall 2018 Registration

    Browse our latest Parks & Recreation Guide for this fall! Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24.

2018 Candy by the Carload Preview – 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27