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Delaware County gearing up for 2020 Census


Census Day is April 1st. Where you live on that date determines where you are counted for the U.S. Census (students in college on April 1st should list their college address when completing their form). 

Andrew White named Powell’s new City Manager


Members of Powell City Council concluded their search for the new Powell City Manager during last night’s meeting, appointing and entering into an employment agreement with Andrew White.

City shows support for Dementia Friendly Powell Initiative


During Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Mayor Frank Bertone and members of City Council presented The Ganzhorn Suites with a proclamation to show support for the Dementia Friendly Powell Initiative. 

Register for the 2020 Citizens Police Academy


The Powell Police Department is hosting the annual Citizens Police Academy, beginning Wednesday, March 4. The Academy will run from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday for 10 weeks. Participants will gain insight on crime awareness and prevention while receiving an inside look into the Powell Police Department.

Regional Income Tax Agency launches state-wide digital taxpayer notification initiative


The Regional Income Tax Agency, commonly known as RITA, is beginning a new initiative to notify taxpayers of the upcoming tax filing deadline.

Powell names new mayor, vice mayor


Members of Powell City Council selected Frank Bertone to serve as the City’s new mayor and Daniel Swartwout as the vice mayor, both serving two-year terms.

Finance Department awarded Certificate of Achievement


The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Powell by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). 

Sallows promoted to serve as Deputy Chief of Police


Sgt. Ron Sallows was recently promoted to serve as the Powell Police Department’s new Deputy Chief of Police. He will be sworn in to his new position at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Winter/spring class registration begins Jan. 8


Check out an array of classes for this upcoming winter and spring in the City of Powell Parks & Recreation Guide.

Recycle Right – Holiday String Lights


The Keep Delaware Beautiful program through the Delaware General Health District has partnered with area agencies to help recycle holiday string lights this year. The program runs until Thursday, Jan. 2.