Posts by Megan Canavan

Street Maintenance and Repair Program Update

This year’s Street Maintenance and Repair Program includes repaving several residential streets throughout the community. Paving is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. 

City, Liberty Township partner for fuel

Powell City Council approved a fuel sharing agreement with Liberty Township during this week’s City Council meeting. The agreement allows police and public service vehicles to use the fuel depot located at the Liberty Township Fire Station.

Powell’s DORA Program moves to weekly format, safety measures added

The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in Powell is moving to a weekly format through the end of September with enhanced public safety measures.

Powell City Council approved the DORA to be in effect from 4-10 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays beginning this Friday, Aug. 14 through the end of September.

Street Maintenance Program Updates

Scioto and Liberty Street Restoration Scioto Street will be closed from Hall Street to Liberty Street for the re-construction of the Scioto and Liberty Street intersection starting Monday, July 27. Residential Street Maintenance Program Residential street work is projected to start Friday, July 24. This work will mainly be curb repair and storm inlet repair Continue reading…

City outlines Initial Reopening Plan

The City is releasing a plan to reopen City offices and park amenities to the public in the coming days and weeks. The plan was developed based on guidance from the Delaware General Health District and the State of Ohio. The plan will continue to be refined as the situation evolves based on health advice Continue reading…

Parks & Recreation Department shares weekly stay-at-home activities

The Powell Parks & Recreation Department is sharing ideas for stay-at-home activities, including weekly calendars and a list of the supplies needed. Continue to check here weekly for updates. June 15-20 June 8-14 May 25-31 May 18-24 May 11-17 May 4-8 April 27-May 3 April 20-26 April 13-19

Powell Festival Gathering Postponed, DORA and Virtual 5K Planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 21, 2020—The annual Powell Festival scheduled for Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 is being postponed to a later date in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A postponed Festival will be held this fall. Many of the festivities will continue during the rescheduled celebration, including the Continue reading…

Street Maintenance Program receives green light

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 21, 2020—Powell City Council approved an ordinance that authorizes the City Manager to award a bid in the amount of $744,496 to Columbus Asphalt Paving, Inc. for the annual Street Maintenance Program. This year’s Street Maintenance Program will include repaving several residential streets throughout the community. • Repaving Liberty Ridge Continue reading…

City, Township holding Community Porch Parade

(POWELL, Ohio) – April 27, 2020 – The Liberty Township Fire Department, Powell Police Department, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and Olentangy Local School District are hosting a porch parade from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 and 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 3. The parade will feature a fire truck, ambulance, school Continue reading…