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Solar Eclipse Glasses


We apologize for any inconvenience but the City no longer has solar eclipse glasses. We hope everyone enjoys the event and gets a chance to watch as the solar eclipse reaches totality at 3:11 p.m. in Powell!

April 8 Solar Eclipse Information


Powell will be a part of history on Mon., April 8, when the solar eclipse reaches totality at 3:11 p.m. for approximately 1 minute and 45 seconds. There are many great places to watch the eclipse including home, work, or in our parks! We welcome you to visit a Powell Park to view this once Continue reading…

2024 State of the City


Join us for an exciting evening at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Africa Event Center on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 as we present Powell’s State of the City event.

Greater Powell Veterans Memorial brick dedication


Purchase an engraved brick in the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial for the upcoming Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. The deadline to order is Wed., March 27. The Memorial, located in Village Green Park, was built to honor all veterans past, present and future and is a place of reflection and remembrance. Bricks that are purchased Continue reading…

Traffic modification notice


Traffic modification notice: Beginning Mon., March 18, construction will begin on the The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center outpatient care project, located at 7171 Sawmill Parkway. The scope of work for this project includes modifications to Limerick Lane and Castleblaney Drive within the OSU property limits.  

Powell Finance Department repeat recipient of GFOA award


Powell Finance Department repeat recipient of GFOA award The City of Powell Finance Department has once again been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA.) The GFOA recognized the City of Powell for its annual comprehensive financial report for Continue reading…

Detective Ryan Pentz named Officer of the Year


Congratulations to Detective Ryan Pentz on being named the 2023 Powell Police Department Officer of the Year! Det. Pentz was recognized for his exceptional performance and leadership in the detective bureau. He has served the Powell Police Department for more than 23 years, with 12 years in the role of Detective. In 2023, he led Continue reading…

Adventure Park pickleball project update


The pickleball project is progressing! On Tues., Feb. 20, City Council adopted Resolution 2024-11, authorizing an agreement with EMH&T to provide construction administration and inspection services due to the specificity of the project design. The 2024 CIP budget includes funds for the pickleball project, and we want to ensure the courts are constructed per the Continue reading…

2024 Memorial Day Parade participant applications open


Memorial Day Parade participant applications are now open! Are you part of a local business, civic group, sports team, school organization or marching band that would like to patriciate in the 2024 City of Powell Memorial Day Parade? Please use this link to fill out an application. Questions? E-mail Melissa Hindman (mhindman@cityofpowell.us.)

CSX tunnel at Adventure Park closed for continued evaluation


The CSX tunnel at Adventure Park is closed for the remainder of the season for continued evaluation. A recent condition assessment has shown improvements and repairs need to be made before the path can be reopened for recreation. While the CSX tunnel serves as a popular bike path connector, it’s multiple governing jurisdictions make the Continue reading…