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Street Maintenance and Repair Program Update


This year’s Street Maintenance and Repair Program includes repaving several residential streets throughout the community. Paving is scheduled to begin the week of Monday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. 

City, Liberty Township partner for fuel


Powell City Council approved a fuel sharing agreement with Liberty Township during this week’s City Council meeting. The agreement allows police and public service vehicles to use the fuel depot located at the Liberty Township Fire Station.

Powell’s DORA Program moves to weekly format, safety measures added


The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in Powell is moving to a weekly format through the end of September with enhanced public safety measures.

Powell City Council approved the DORA to be in effect from 4-10 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays beginning this Friday, Aug. 14 through the end of September.

Street Maintenance Program Updates


Scioto and Liberty Street Restoration Scioto Street will be closed from Hall Street to Liberty Street for the re-construction of the Scioto and Liberty Street intersection starting Monday, July 27. Residential Street Maintenance Program Residential street work is projected to start Friday, July 24. This work will mainly be curb repair and storm inlet repair Continue reading…

Virtual Mystery Night Out planned for Aug. 4-5


Calling all Powell detectives! The annual Powell Mystery Night Out is being held virtually this year. Participate any time Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Parks & Recreation Department offering select summer programs


The City of Powell Parks & Recreation Department will begin offering a select number of programs starting this Monday, July 6.

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. 

Powell’s Longtime Development Director Announces Retirement


David Betz plans to retire from the City of Powell at the end of June after serving as the City’s Development Director for nearly 28 years.

Sawmill Parkway Resurfacing Project Set to Begin June 22


Work is expected to begin on the Sawmill Parkway resurfacing project next Monday, June 22, weather permitting.

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…