Office of the City Manager


City Manager:  Laurence Shaffer
Phone: (269) 329-4400
Email: Office of the City Manager

Address: 7900 South Westnedge Avenue

The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Portage and oversees all city departments. The mission of the Office of the City Manager is to deliver superior city services and unsurpassed customer service to Portage citizens and business owners and to respond to the needs of the community. The City Administration carries out its mission under the direction of and on behalf of the Portage City Council through implementation of City Council policies and priorities.

The City Manager advises the City Council and makes recommendations on matters related to all city operations, including preparation and presentation of the annual budget and the ten-year Capital Improvement Program, and regularly reports on the financial position of the city and long-term development plans. 

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