City Council Meeting Highlights – June 6, 2017



Final development plan for Harper’s Pointe approved

The final development plan for Harper’s Pointe was approved 6-1 by Powell City Council. Arlington Homes is proposing to construct 47 single-family patio homes on 8.75 acres at 2470 West Powell Road. This site was home to the long-time Powder Room Gun Shop & Target Range until the summer of 2014.

City enters into agreement with United Way of Delaware County for Born Learning Trail installation

City Council approved a resolution to enter into an agreement with the United Way of Delaware County to install and maintain two Born Learning Trails. The Trails will be located in Adventure Park and Murphy Park.

The Born Learning Trail is designed for outdoor activity, targeted at children birth to age five. Trails are intended to build resiliency in children, encourage long-term social and emotional development skills and increase opportunities for families to interact together.

The Born Learning Trail is part of the United Way of Delaware County’s Strengthening Families initiative and has been paid for through community sponsors.

Final development plan for office, warehouse buildings moved to second reading

An ordinance approving a final development plan for Margello Development Company to construct two vehicle storage buildings and two or four office/warehouse buildings was moved to a second reading. The proposed buildings are on approximately 4.49 acres located at West Sawmill Road at Zion Drive.

The second reading will be held during City Council’s next meeting on Tuesday, June 20 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Sidewalk repair and replacement program bid awarded

City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to award a bid in the amount of approximately $65,000 to Newcomer Concrete for the City’s sidewalk repair and replacement program.

Street maintenance bid awarded

City Council awarded American Pavements, Inc. a bid in the amount of approximately $140,000 for the 2017 street maintenance and repair program.

Tobacco 21 ordinance moved to second reading

An ordinance to amend the Powell Codified Ordinances to prohibit the sale or other distribution of cigarettes, other tobacco products or alternative nicotine products to persons under 21 years old was moved to a second reading.

The second reading will be held during City Council’s next meeting on Tuesday, June 20 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Proposed medical marijuana prohibition moved to second reading

An ordinance to prohibit cultivation, processing and retail distribution of medical marijuana within the City was moved to a second reading.

The second reading will be held during City Council’s next meeting on Tuesday, June 20 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Tentative collective bargaining agreement for police officers approved

City Council approved 5-1 a resolution authorizing the approval of tentative agreements achieved in collective bargaining between the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council, Inc. and the City for the officers’ unit.

 

The next Powell City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 20 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.