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2022 Powell Police Community Survey Results Reveal 96% of Respondents Feel Safe in Powell


The Powell Police Department recently conducted a 2022 Community Survey to gather public opinion on topics such as perceived safety and police performance. When asked, “Do you feel safe in your neighborhood?,” 96% of respondents replied yes. When posed the statement, “The Powell Police Department does a good job keeping your neighborhood safe,” 96% of Continue reading…

Holidays in Powell Returns December 3


As the official kickoff to the holiday season for the City of Powell, the annual Holidays in Powell will be held Saturday, December 3, in Village Green Park. The Powell Chamber of Commerce will host Santa’s Gift Shop, a craft fair of handmade holiday gifts, from 12-7pm in the Powell Municipal Building’s Council chambers. From Continue reading…

Third Fridays Series to Host COMMUNITY HARVEST November 18


In celebration of the fall season, the City of Powell will host Community Harvest on Friday, November 18, as part of its “Third Fridays on the Green” event series. This free event will offer hayrides through downtown Powell, three fall-themed photo stations, and a bonfire with s’mores. The Columbus Coffee Co. will also be on Continue reading…

Powell City Council Adopts Updated Property Maintenance and Fire Prevention Codes, Includes Changes to Fireworks Regulations


Powell City Council recently adopted new Property Maintenance and Fire Prevention Codes to better align with the most current Ohio municipal standards and address needs and applications specific to Powell. The new codes were adopted at the most recent City Council meeting on October 4, and are effective immediately. “As the City seeks to streamline Continue reading…

The City of Powell to Hold Annual Veterans Day Ceremony November 11


The City of Powell invites the community to attend the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11am on Friday, November 11, at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial in Village Green Park (47 Hall St.). The event will honor and remember the sacrifice of all who have served in the United States military past and present. The Continue reading…

Powell City Council Adopts 2023-27 CIP


2023-27 CIP Adopted! Full Steam Ahead! Last night, Powell City Council adopted the 2023-27 Capital Improvements Program (CIP), allocating $18.8 million toward improvements to City infrastructure over the next five years. As we look to the future, the adoption and announcement of this year’s CIP is an especially exciting time for Powell! Why? Read on! Continue reading…

Powell City Council Appoints Ferzan Ahmed to Open Council Seat


Powell City Council has announced the appointment of Ferzan Ahmed to City Council. Ahmed will fill the seat recently resigned by former Council member Frank Bertone, and will serve until the next regularly scheduled municipal election in November 2023. At that time, voters will select a successor that will serve the remainder of the unexpired Continue reading…

Powell’s Candy by the Carload Returns to Seldom Seen Park October 23


The City of Powell invites families to participate in its annual Candy by the Carload trick-or-treat event. Area businesses and organizations will fill the parking lot with trick-or-treat stations, handing out candy and other Halloween goodies. In the park, attendees will enjoy “Which Witch is Which?” by Celestial Voices and Halloween-themed performances from the Amazing Continue reading…

Powell Celebrates First Responders with “Police & Fire Night” September 16


To honor and celebrate first responders and front line workers, the City of Powell has designated this month’s “Third Friday on the Green” event as Police & Fire Night. First responder organizations from the surrounding area will be on site with activities, tours, information, and demonstrations. The event will also offer live music, free food, Continue reading…

Powell Police Officer Audrey Wilt Named 2022 CIT Officer of the Year by Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board


Powell Police Office Audrey Wilt was recently honored with the 2022 Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year award from the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board (DMMHRSB). The award recognizes law enforcement officers that have demonstrated exemplary crisis intervention skills or otherwise gone above and beyond in their professional capacity as first responders. Continue reading…