City Council Meeting Highlights



City Council Meeting Highlights – January 29, 2019

Council holds first reading for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Ambulatory Care Facility development plan

Powell City Council held the first reading for the final development plan and zoning map amendment for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to construct a medical office building, ambulatory care center and hospital on 44 acres at the northeast corner of Sawmill Parkway and Home Road. This will be the single largest economic development project in Powell’s history.

A second reading will be held during the next City Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Development at a Glance

Phase I

  • 200,000+ square foot facility
  • 500 new jobs
  • $100,000 average salary
  • $50 million annual payroll
  • Services –diagnostic and treatment services, specialty care, same-day walk-in care, primary care services and community space.

Council approves resolution to support solid waste management plan

The City of Powell participates in the Delaware-Knox-Marion-Morrow Joint Solid Waste Management District. The District held a series of public meetings in 2018 to make updates to waste management policies. The plan includes strategies and programs that will be implemented to meet or exceed the minimum state waste reduction goals and objectives. City Council unanimously approved the resolution.

Proposed youth athletic training facility unanimously approved

City Council unanimously approved a combined preliminary and final development plan for Carney Ranker Architects, LTD. to construct Redline Athletic Facility, a youth athletic training facility, on Woodcutter Drive.

The next Powell City Council meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.