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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…

Parks & Recreation Department shares weekly stay-at-home activities


The Powell Parks & Recreation Department is sharing ideas for stay-at-home activities, including weekly calendars and a list of the supplies needed. Continue to check here weekly for updates. June 15-20 June 8-14 May 25-31 May 18-24 May 11-17 May 4-8 April 27-May 3 April 20-26 April 13-19

Paving work planned for SR 750


The contractor for Armita Plaza plans to pave SR 750 between Traditions Way and Lincoln Street on Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27. Work will take place during the daytime hours and traffic will be maintained.  

Powell Festival Gathering Postponed, DORA and Virtual 5K Planned


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 21, 2020—The annual Powell Festival scheduled for Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 is being postponed to a later date in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A postponed Festival will be held this fall. Many of the festivities will continue during the rescheduled celebration, including the Continue reading…

Street Maintenance Program receives green light


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 21, 2020—Powell City Council approved an ordinance that authorizes the City Manager to award a bid in the amount of $744,496 to Columbus Asphalt Paving, Inc. for the annual Street Maintenance Program. This year’s Street Maintenance Program will include repaving several residential streets throughout the community. • Repaving Liberty Ridge Continue reading…

Liberty Township Fire Department improves ISO score


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (POWELL, Ohio)—May 15, 2020—The Liberty Township Fire Department has improved the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) rating for Liberty Township and the City of Powell to a rating of 3 following a recent survey of the department. The Department had previously received a rating of 4. ISO’s Public Protection Classification Program (PPC) evaluates Continue reading…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates in PowellCity of Powell COVID-19 Update

To learn more about the COVID-19 pandemic and what to do, visit the Delaware General Health District’s websiteDelaware County Info