Powell Police Perspective – Fireworks

Fireworks can really brighten up a celebration but they also can be dangerous if used incorrectly.

Council approves ordinance to temporarily prohibit left turns at Four Corners

City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to temporarily prohibit left turns from Liberty Street to Olentangy Street from 4-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Officers from the Powell Police Department will also temporarily direct traffic during peak hours at Bennett Parkway and Liberty Street, Bennett Parkway and Powell Road and Olentangy Street and Liberty Street. Local detour signage will be posted at Murphy Parkway and Bennett Parkway to help motorists detour to Powell Road.

Powell Festival celebrates 20th anniversary

The annual Powell Festival presented by Mount Carmel is from 5-11 p.m. Friday, June 23 and noon-11 p.m. Saturday, June 24 in Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street.

Powell Police Perspective – All about Axel

Check out this month’s Powell Police Perspective.

SR 315 to close for two months

SR 315 will close in both directions between SR 750 and Jewett Road for slope stabilization starting at 6 a.m. Monday, June 12. The roadway is expected to reopen by Tuesday, Aug. 1.

Adventure Park tunnel reopens

The Adventure Park bike path tunnel has reopened thanks to temporary scaffolding that is in place to prevent pieces of concrete from falling onto the path. The scaffolding will serve as a temporary solution until a long-term, permanent solution is determined.

City receives award for 2017 budget

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded again the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the City of Powell for the 2017 budget.

City Council Meeting Highlights – June 6, 2017

Check out highlights from this week’s Powell City Council meeting.

First Lolli-Pops! Concert Canceled due to weather, rescheduled for June 12

The Lolli-Pops! Summer Children’s Concert Series returns for another toe-tapping season in 2017, with concerts at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 5, July 10 and Aug. 7 in Village Green Park, located at 47 Hall Street.

Glick Road Bridge Closure

The Glick Road Bridge over the O’Shaughnessy Dam and Scioto River, owned and maintained by the City of Columbus Division of Water, is in need of resurfacing. Officials will close the bridge on Monday, June 12 for reconstruction and are expected to reopen the bridge on Monday, June 26.