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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Five-Year Lateral Transfer Program

5 Year Lateral Transfer

Are you ready to make the move to Portage for a long-term career and top pay (amongst comparable departments)? The Portage Department of Public Safety (PDPS) FIVE-YEAR LATERAL TRANSFER PROGRAM affords certified Police Officers the opportunity to join the ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Offices Closed

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The City of Portage wishes you a Happy Independence Day!  City Hall and non-emergency city offices will be closed on Monday, July 4.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 8 AM.  In the event of a police, fire, or medical em...

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News & Events
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Extreme Fire Risk

Extreme Fire Risk

The US Forest Service has identified the City of Portage as being in the extreme risk category for fire due to current drought conditions.  When the fire danger is extreme fires of all types start quickly, spread rapidly, and burn intensely. &...

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News & Events
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Fireworks Safety

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The State of Michigan fireworks law allows the use of consumer fireworks from June 29 to July 4 until 11:45 PM on each of those days.  The Portage Department of Public Safety advises Portage residents to use caution to ensure an enjoyable and saf...

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News & Events
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Fall Softball Registration

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Fall Registration Opens for Adult Fall Softball – Co-ed & Men’s

Registration is now open for returning and new adult softball teams for the 2022 fall season. The fall season begins on Monday, August 8 and runs for seven-weeks, Monda...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Traffic Alert

Flagman Sign

On Monday, June 27, 2022, Pipeline Management Company will begin cleaning and televising the South Branch of the city’s sanitary trunkline sewer. The work will require intermittent lane closures and flagging as needed between the hours of 7 AM a...

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