Community invited to pay tribute during Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27 in downtown Powell.

Deputy Chief Stephen Hrytzik to be named Interim Chief of Police

Deputy Chief of Police Stephen Hrytzik will be sworn in as the Interim Chief of Police immediately upon the retirement of Chief Gary Vest.

Portion of Olentangy Street to close during upcoming Street Market

The Powell Street Market will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in downtown Powell. Olentangy Street will be closed between Depot and Liberty Street from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. for the market. 

Four Corners construction scheduled to begin April 14

Construction on the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection will begin next Sunday, April 14. The intersection will be closed overnight from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. Overnight road closures will take place for up to four weeks, weather permitting.

Tax Time

All residents of the City are required to complete yearly Municipal Income Tax Returns – no matter the resident’s age or amount of wages/income. The City’s income tax is collected by the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). Tax information and forms are available at or by calling the local Columbus office at 866.721.7482.

Next Powell Liberty Historical Society program to feature Chief Gary Vest

Powell Police Chief Gary Vest is retiring after 23 years of service to the Powell Police Department. He will reflect on the past two decades and share highlights during the next Powell Liberty Historical Society program at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Registration for summer programs begins April 10

Check out a variety of camps and classes for this upcoming summer in the City of Powell Parks & Recreation Guide.

RITA 2019 Taxpayer Assistance

The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) is offering extended hours at their Worthington office during tax filing season.

Powell City Council requests public meeting with Liberty Township Trustees

Powell City Council is requesting a meeting with the Liberty Township Board of Trustees to discuss recent concerns with the Cooperative Economic Development Agreement (CEDA) and the future of emergency medical services.

2018 Annual Report

In 2018, we had the privilege and opportunity to work with our residents through the creation of the Citizen Financial Review Task Force and our biennial Community Attitude Survey. We also accomplished goals set forth in our Keep Powell Moving plan and broke ground on our ninth park – Seldom Seen Park. Read the City’s 2018 Annual Report here.