News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2023

Portage Connect *Special Edition* - Black History Month Presentation

PortageConnect Black History Month Presentation

Portage City Councilmember and guest host Vic Ledbetter sits down with the featured speaker of the Black History Month Presentation, Lt. General Russel L. Honoré , for an in-depth conversation in this special Portage Connect Podcast.  ...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Portage Connect - YAC Winter Snow Party!

PortageConnectYACWinterSnowParty

Riley from the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) joins host Mary Ruple to discuss the YAC Winter Snow Party, the committee objectives, how to join, and more. The YAC Winter Snow Party! takes place on Saturday, February 2 from 12 - 3 PM. If you have a podcast...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Where Is Mr. Crispy? He's At Oakland Drive Park!

Where is Mr Crispy Oakland Drive Reveal

Where’s Mr. Crispy? He’s at Oakland Drive Park! Oakland Drive Park has a sledding hill during the winter. Some amenities include a playground, trails, a volleyball court, trails, a basketball court, and a soccer field. Once a year, the...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Adopt-A-Critter

Adopt A Critter Janaury Valentines 2023

Looking for a unique gift idea? Support Portage park wildlife with the Adopt-A-Critter program. The adoption package costs $35 and includes a plush critter, and adoption certificate, a carrying case, and a trading card. These critters make the PERFECT gif...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 25, 2023

City Council Capsule

Website Bug

January 24, 2023, City Council Capsule
The following individuals were appointed to City Council Advisory Boards and Commissions:
>> Karl Hokenmaier to the Senior Citizens Advisory Board as an Alternate member with a term ending October 1, 2026;
>>...
Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Siren Testing

Warning Sirens

Testing of the 16 warning sirens throughout the city will begin on Thursday, January 26 in advance of planned Preventative Maintenance on the system. The testing is necessary to determine the individual site conditions, allowing the vendor to be prepared ...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Envision the Future!

Social Media Master Plan  Envision the Future_

Envision the Future!

The City of Portage, MI is developing a new Master Plan that will serve as a roadmap to direct future growth and development in the city. Your participation is key in the creation of the Plan! We invite you to share your vision by visi...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Black History Month Presentation

2023 BHM Presentation_

Portage Welcomes Lt. General Russel L. Honoré for Annual Black History Month Presentation

The City of Portage Black History Month Presentation on Saturday, February 4 at the Air Zoo will feature Lt. General Russel L. Honoré, ...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Renew Your Dog's License

Renew Your Dog License 2022_

Kalamazoo County Animal Services and Enforcement (KCASE) and the City of Portage encourage you to purchase or renew your 2023 dog license(s) online. Visit ase.kalcounty.com to update your contact information, upload proof of sterilization and updated rabi...

Read on...

News & Events
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Heated Restrooms and Plowed Recreation Trails in Portage Parks

2022 PR Heated Restrooms Plowed Trails

As temperatures begin to drop, Portage Parks & Recreation will continue to provide ample outdoor recreation opportunities.  All City of Portage parks will remain open from 7 AM to 7 PM daily.  During late fall, winter and early sprin...

Read on...

News & Events