Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Says Hello To DORA

21 Oct , 2019  

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) legislation was unanimously approved by Powell City Council during a recent meeting.

The DORA allows licensed liquor establishments in the designated area to sell alcohol at special times that can be carried out of their establishments in specially marked cups. Powell’s DORA boundary is approximately 136 acres and includes an area running north/southfrom Ill Mannered Brewing Co. on Grace Drive to the southernmost part of Village Green Park, and east/west from Beech Ridge Drive to Monte Carlo. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Downtown Turns Change Next Week In Powell

3 Oct , 2019  

Motorists traveling through downtown Powell will soon see signs in place to prohibit left turns from 7 AM – 7 PM daily at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection. The signs are expected to be installed by the City’s Public Service Department early next week, weather permitting.

Powell City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to extend the time frame for restricted left turns at the intersection from 7 AM – 7 PM daily. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell’s New Chief Of Police To Be Sworn In Tuesday Night

12 Sep , 2019  

Interim Chief of Police Stephen Hrytzik will be sworn in as the Chief of Police during the next City Council meeting at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, September 17 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

Hrytzik has been a member of the Powell Police Department since 1991. He was promoted to sergeant in 1995, lieutenant in 1996 and deputy chief in 2008. Hrytzik has served as the Interim Chief of Police since May when former Chief Gary Vest retired. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Seeking Commission Candidates

5 Sep , 2019  

Powell City Council is seeking candidates who are interested in being considered for appointment to the Planning & Zoning Commission.

To be considered for an appointment, please submit an online application here or mail a cover letter and resume to Karen J. Mitchell, City Clerk, 47 Hall Street, Powell, Ohio 43065 by September 15. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell City Manager Announces Retirement

6 Aug , 2019  

City Manager Steve Lutz plans to retire from the City of Powell after serving as its manager since 1996.

Lutz said he has committed to Powell City Council to stay until a new City Manager is hired which will most likely take several months. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Public Forum Planned To Discuss Four Corners Intersection

9 Jun , 2019  

The City of Powell is hosting a public forum to discuss whether or not to extend the time frame for restricted left turns at the Olentangy and Liberty Street intersection. The forum will be held at 6 PM on Tuesday, June 18 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street.

The City’s Operations Committee plans to lead the discussion on whether to extend the prohibited time frame to make left turns at the intersection. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Twitter

Hey Kids: Get Wet And Cool Off

31 May , 2019  

Delaware County kids have more than one option to cool off during hot summer weather. Splash parks are all the rage both statewide and locally. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Street Market This Sunday

30 Apr , 2019  

The Powell Street Market happens two times each year – vendors line the streets of Downtown Powell with the best in hand-made crafts, edibles, antiques, specialty products, and more.

The result is a fun and unique shopping experience for the whole family. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Municipal Tax Reminders

9 Apr , 2019  

Tax Day this year falls on a Monday, meaning that this weekend will be a busy time for last-minute filers.

For those required to file forms to the two cities completely within Delaware County, Delaware and Powell, we have some reminders below. More…

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History/Tourism, Powell/Lewis Center

Retiring Police Chief To Speak At Powell Liberty Historical Society

3 Apr , 2019  

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 PM on Monday, April 8 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Powell Opens Registration Soon For Summer Programs

29 Mar , 2019  

The City of Powell will be signing folks up starting April 10 for its annual Summer Programs series though Powell Parks and Recreation.

Express, in-person registration for City residents only is from 9 AM-7 PM on Wednesday, April 10 in the Municipal Building, located at 47 Hall Street. Online registration for City residents only begins at 8 AM on Thursday, April 11 and in-person/online registration for non-residents starts at 8 AM Friday, April 12. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Requests Meeting With Liberty Twp

2 Mar , 2019  

Powell City Council has requested 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.

letter was sent to the Board of Trustees with the intent to schedule a public meeting for some time before March 24. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell City Council Talks Annexation, Paving, And Rezoning

22 Feb , 2019  

The City of Powell has posted the following highlights from the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, February 19.

Carriage Road zoning map amendment approved More…

Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Seeking Comments On Proposed Resurfacing Project

6 Feb , 2019  

The City of Powell and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 6 are proposing to resurface a portion of Sawmill Parkway between Seldom Seen Road and Home Road.

The project also includes curb repairs, curb ramp improvements, and repairs of the Shared Use Path (SUP) that runs along the west side of Sawmill Parkway. ODOT, the City of Powell, and the City’s engineering consultant (EMH&T), are currently in the planning phase of the project, conducting environmental analyses, and preparing preliminary engineering plans for this project. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Powell Police Hosting Citizens Police Academy

27 Jan , 2019  

The Powell Police Department is hosting the annual Citizens Police Academy, beginning Wednesday, March 13.

The Academy will run from 7-9 PM every Wednesday for 10 weeks. Participants will gain insight on crime awareness and prevention while receiving an inside look into the Powell Police Department. More…

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