Posts by Megan Canavan

Splash Pad Now Open

One of the community’s favorite spots for summer – the Splash Pad located in Village Green Park – is officially open for the summer.

The Splash is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 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.

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony returns in 2021

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.

Powell Voters Approve Income Tax Restructuring

The City of Powell community turned out on May 4 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 goes into effect on January 1, 2022.

Celebrate Arbor Day

The city of Powell has partnered with the Delaware Soil & Water Conservation District to provide free saplings for you to plant this Arbor Day. These can be picked up via contactless pick up between 8 a.m. and sunset Arbor Day (Friday, April 30) at Seldom Seen Park, 3232 Seldom Seen Road. 

Additionally, the Powell Parks & Recreation Department has created a free Arbor Day Experience Pack to download here. This includes an outdoor project, learning opportunities, crafts, snack ideas and more. 

Wellness Center Feasibility Study Moves Forward

Powell City Council unanimously approved a contract with Integrated Wellness Partners and Signet Enterprises to conduct a feasibility study for a potential health and wellness center in the city of Powell.

Powell City Council to discuss income tax restructuring during Jan. 5 meeting

Powell City Council will begin to discuss restructuring the city’s income tax during their next regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. The meeting will be live streamed to the city’s Facebook page or available to watch and participate via Zoom. Public comment may be submitted in advance to