Powell Council Election Update
By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Sep 24, 2019 at 11:05 AM Updated Sep 24, 2019 at 11:25 AM
Four new candidates and two incumbents will vie for three seats on Powell City Council Nov. 5 election.
Incumbents Jon Bennehoof of Village Club Drive and Dan Swartwout, of Westward Way will be challenged by Heather Karr of Chatsworth Court, Nicole Scott of Pond View Lane, Christopher Shear of Golden Meadow Court and Gary Yashko of Gradall Court. Council member Brendan Newcomb is not running for reelection.
Bennehoof, 70, is serving as Powell’s mayor. He is retired from IBM as a business transformation executive and is a consultant with the states of Ohio and Michigan.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he cited his activity with several veterans’ organizations alongside his service on council in support of his candidacy for reelection....click here to read more.