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Serve the Powell Community


The City currently has the following opportunities available for individuals who have an interest in serving our community: Planning and Zoning Commission – Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Board of Zoning Appeals – Meets the first Thursday of the month on an as-needed basis Historic Downtown Advisory Commission – Meets Continue reading…

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 2022


The city of Powell is hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 31 in downtown Powell. The parade and ceremony will follow public health guidelines established by local, state and federal health agencies.

2021 Annual Report


View the 2021 Annual Report here.

2022 Municipal Income Tax Changes for Working From Home


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the location of work for many residents and employees in Powell. For those who have changed their physical work location, the State of Ohio has changed the way you may pay your municipal income taxes. Learn more about what this could mean for you in 2022. 

Powell announces dynamic events schedule for 2022


The city of Powell plans to host several new events in 2022 and bring back beloved signature events such as the Powell Festival and Lolli-Pops! Children’s Concert Series.

Winter/Spring Program Registration Begins Jan. 10


The City of Powell Parks & Recreation Department is offering a variety of virtual and in-person programs for this winter and spring. Online registration for classes begins Monday, Jan. 10 for residents and Wednesday, Jan. 12 for non-residents.

Dennison promoted to Sergeant Position


The Powell Police Department has promoted Travis Dennison to the role of sergeant. 

Powell City Council names new mayor, vice mayor


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

New tax law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022


The city of Powell community turned out on May 4, 2021 to make their voices heard and voted to approve the income tax restructuring proposal, also approved unanimously by Powell City Council. Sixty-six percent of Powell voters approved implementation of the income tax restructuring, which went into effect on January 1, 2022.

Amy Deere appointed as new City Clerk


Powell City Council has appointed Amy Deere to serve as the new City Clerk.