Posts by City of Powell

Fire Department plans hydrant flushing

The Liberty Township Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants in the City of Powell beginning Monday, May 1 and will be completed on or before Wednesday, May 31. During this time, customers could experience a temporary discoloration of the water and/or a temporary decrease in water pressure.

Columbia Gas recording locations of natural gas lines

Columbia Gas of Ohio will soon be in Powell neighborhoods with their enhanced GPS technology to record the location of natural gas lines. This investment in safety will improve emergency response and maintenance of facilities.

Parks & Recreation Department plans Childcare Showcase

The City of Powell Parks & Recreation Department is planning the first-ever Powell Childcare Showcase from 10 a.m.-noon Monday, June 5. The Childcare Showcase will be held in conjunction with the first Lolli-Pops! Summer Children’s Concert.

Meet the City’s new Zoning Inspector

Carlson is currently a senior at The Ohio State University and is finishing a Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning. He plans to pursue graduate school upon graduation.

Powell Police arrest burglary suspect

The Powell Police Department was dispatched on a report of a burglary in progress at approximately 3:22 a.m. Saturday, March 25 on Francine Lane.

Powell Police looking for jewelry theft suspects

The Powell Police Department is searching for two suspects that entered Kimberly’s Diamond Corner and stole approximately $13,000 worth of jewelry, including one ring and several watches.

The theft occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at Kimberly’s Diamond Corner, 1 North Liberty Street.

Adventure Park railroad tunnel remains closed

The railroad tunnel leading from Adventure Park to Beechwood Park is closed indefinitely due to structural concerns. CSX has been on site to inspect the tunnel and is working with the City to determine next steps. A timeline for repair and reopening has not been determined at this time.

Delaware County Launches DELCO ALERT Mass-Notification System

The DELCO ALERT system, now available for sign-up on the county’s website, will send text and email alerts for severe weather events, and will send telephone, text and email alerts for emergency events like boil alerts and “shelter in place” warnings.