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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…

Field of Flags planned for Memorial Day


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the State of Ohio’s Stay Safe Order, the City has decided to postpone the annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. While the community may not be able to gather together and line the streets of downtown Powell as we have for the past several years for the parade, Continue reading…

City, Township holding Community Porch Parade


(POWELL, Ohio) – April 27, 2020 – The Liberty Township Fire Department, Powell Police Department, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and Olentangy Local School District are hosting a porch parade from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 and 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 3. The parade will feature a fire truck, ambulance, school Continue reading…

Virtual pond clinic with Delaware Soil & Water District


Join the Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District for a virtual pond management clinic at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 via Zoom meeting, featuring guest speaker Eugene Braig, Program Director of Aquatic Ecosystems for Ohio State University Extension. Topics include managing residential neighborhood ponds and aquatic plant management. Homeowners association managers and members are encouraged Continue reading…

City to award bid for Sawmill Parkway resurfacing project


Powell City Council unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing the City to award a bid to Shelly and Sands, Inc. in the amount of $1,024,962 for the Sawmill Parkway resurfacing project. Crews will resurface a portion of Sawmill Parkway between Seldom Seen Road and Home Road later this spring. Project Highlights -Paving work will begin June Continue reading…

Boruchowitz promoted to police sergeant


Sgt. Ben Boruchowitz was sworn in as the City’s new police sergeant this morning. Ben was hired by the Powell Police Department as a patrol officer in May of 2004 and has spent the last 16 years in that role. During his career as a patrol officer, Ben has taken on numerous leadership roles and Continue reading…

Crews begin work at North Liberty Street & Seldom Seen Road Intersection


The widening and installation of the traffic signal at the Seldom Seen Road and North Liberty Street intersection is scheduled to begin this coming week. Utility work has already started at the intersection.

Parks & Recreation Update: Summer registration postponed


The City is continuing to closely monitor the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and take all necessary and precautionary measures to keep our community and staff healthy and safe. Summer camp and program registration has been postponed until further notice. We will update everyone the week of *April 27, 2020* on registration dates for summer programs and Continue reading…

Police Department now offering Well-Being House Check Service


If you are a resident with the City of Powell and a senior citizen, live alone, or have a medical condition which prevents you from leaving your home, call the Powell Police Department and request a Well-Being House Check.  You may call 614-396-3354 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays to schedule the house check. A Continue reading…

Rumpke trash and recycling collection still on as scheduled


Trash and recycling collection are still on as scheduled.  

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

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