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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Leaf Pickup

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Update - 11/14/2019:  The DPW crews are heading into Zone 2 to collect leaves. Remember, they are almost a week behind schedule due to the need to clear streets at the beginning of the week and now due to the snow on top of the leaves. If you see...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Snow Plowing

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The transportation network in Portage includes more than 220 miles of major, primary and neighborhood public streets, which are critical to the region's economy and public mobility.  The Department of Public Works operates the city's snow removal...

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Posted on: October 26, 2019

Road Diet

Road Diet

The Comprehensive Plan for the community includes a Subarea Plan for the Lake Center Business District, which is located along the Portage Road corridor from East Centre Avenue to East Osterhout Avenue. The Subarea Plan includes a number of strategies to ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

New City Manager

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On November 4, 2019, the City of Portage will welcome its seventh City Manager since its incorporation in December of 1963.  After serving as the Portage City Manager since 2014, Laurence Shaffer announced his retirement earlier in the year. &...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

2020 Council Meetings

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On October 1, the City Council set its schedule of regular City Council meetings for the 2020 calendar year.  The City Charter requires that the Council meet at least twice a month.  

Historically, the Council has met on Tuesdays; however...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Capital Campaign

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On September 17, Portage city leaders announced Engage. Empower. Enrich. A Campaign for the Portage Community Senior Center, an effort to build a new Portage Community Senior Center at 203 East Centre Avenue at an estimated cost of $11 million.

The new cen...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Recreation Brochure

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The Parks & Recreation 2019-2020 Fall & Winter Programs & Events Brochure is available online.  View it now!

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