Powell’s first DORA planned for June 27 & 28

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Powell’s first DORA planned for June 27 & 28

The first-ever Powell Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) is being planned for noon-9 p.m. Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 in downtown Powell. A final map and list of participating businesses will be shared closer to the date of the event. 

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…

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…

Liberty Township Fire Department improves ISO score

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 15, 2020—The Liberty Township Fire Department has improved the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) rating for Liberty Township and the City of Powell to a rating of 3 following a recent survey of the department. The Department had previously received a rating of 4. ISO’s Public Protection Classification Program (PPC) evaluates Continue reading…

City to award bid for Sawmill Parkway resurfacing project

Powell City Council unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing the City to award a bid to Shelly and Sands, Inc. in the amount of $1,024,962 for the Sawmill Parkway resurfacing project. Crews will resurface a portion of Sawmill Parkway between Seldom Seen Road and Home Road later this spring. Project Highlights -Paving work will begin June Continue reading…

Stephen Hrytzik to be named Chief of Police

Interim Chief of Police Stephen Hrytzik will be sworn in as the Chief of Police during the next City Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates in PowellCity of Powell COVID-19 Update

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