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Powell announces dynamic events schedule for 2022


The city of Powell plans to host several new events in 2022 and bring back beloved signature events such as the Powell Festival and Lolli-Pops! Children’s Concert Series.

Winter/Spring Program Registration Begins Jan. 10


The City of Powell Parks & Recreation Department is offering a variety of virtual and in-person programs for this winter and spring. Online registration for classes begins Monday, Jan. 10 for residents and Wednesday, Jan. 12 for non-residents.

Dennison promoted to Sergeant Position


The Powell Police Department has promoted Travis Dennison to the role of sergeant. 

Powell City Council names new mayor, vice mayor


Members of Powell City Council selected Daniel Swartwout to serve as the City’s new mayor and Tom Counts as the vice mayor, both serving two-year terms.

New tax law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022


The city of Powell community turned out on May 4, 2021 to make their voices heard and voted to approve the income tax restructuring proposal, also approved unanimously by Powell City Council. Sixty-six percent of Powell voters approved implementation of the income tax restructuring, which went into effect on January 1, 2022.

Amy Deere appointed as new City Clerk


Powell City Council has appointed Amy Deere to serve as the new City Clerk. 

Hindman joins Powell as Parks & Recreation Manager


The city of Powell has hired Melissa Hindman as the city’s new Parks and Recreation Manager.

Holidays in Powell planned for Dec. 4, Santa’s Mailbox


The City of Powell is hosting the annual Holidays in Powell event presented by KEMBA Financial Credit Union from 12-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.

Veterans Day Ceremony planned for Nov. 11


The city of Powell is hosting the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial in Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street. 

Powell Wellness Center Feasibility Study Findings


In January 2021, Powell City Council unanimously approved a contract with Integrated Wellness Partners (IWP) and Signet Enterprises to conduct a feasibility study for a potential health and wellness center in the city of Powell.