City Manager’s Office

The City of Powell operates under a Council/Manager form of government, which establishes the City Council as the legislative executive body and provides professional management through the appointment of a trained municipal administrator.

The City Manager serves as the chief administrative officer and is responsible for the day-to day operations of the City. As the chief executive of the City, the City Manager provides leadership and oversees more than 11 City departments/areas and those appointed department heads with the Finance, Service, Parks and Recreation, Administration, Building, Communications, Engineering, Police, IT, and Development departments.

In addition, the City Manager oversees the implementation of Council-enacted policies, updates City Council on City business, coordinates the budget and oversees Powell’s long-range planning.

City Manager Andy White

Powell’s City Manager, Andy White, received a Bachelor of Arts from St. Bonaventure University, and a Master of Public Administration from the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy in Albany, NY. He is also an ICMA-credentialed manager.

Mr. White served as the City Manager for the City of Huron, Ohio for 14 years. Huron has a population of approximately 7,000 residents and an annual operations budget of $16 million that covers services such as police, fire, EMS, street maintenance, water, electric, parks and recreation, finance and law, and an annual Capital Improvement program.

Contact Andy White, Powell City Manager, at 614.885.5380, ext. 1004 or by email at



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