Portage Government News
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission will invest some $7 million this year in Portage's downtown.
PORTAGE | A company that has shown interest in purchasing as many as 43 acres in the city's Northside Business Park remains a mystery.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council has gone on record opposing a proposed 17.2 percent increase in Indiana American Water rates.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constituti…
PORTAGE | On a 5-2 vote, the Portage City Council approved a $3.5 million park department bond issue.
PORTAGE | The Traffic Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday morning has been canceled due to the lack of business.
PORTAGE | The city's Department of Community Development will get a new staffer, despite objections from a couple of officials.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved four repair/improvement projects at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission this week approved the sale of up to 43 acres at the Northside Business Park to an unnamed company.
PORTAGE | The city's police, street and fire department are all looking to purchase new vehicles.
PORTAGE | Portage Park Department Superintendent Jenny Orsburn said 2013 was a year her department focused on quality, not quantity.
PORTAGE | The Park Board on Tuesday approved a contract which will allow them to continue hosting the Elvis Fantasy Fest in Portage for at lea…
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board will divert some $2 million it's been holding onto for the Central Avenue project in Portage to address m…
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved moving city employees to an electronic payroll system.
PORTAGE | Portage ended 2013 in the black, able to build on its cash reserve, but officials say its no time to go on a spending spree.
PORTAGE | Portage officials are taking a second try at floating a bond issue to benefit the parks department.
PORTAGE | The Portage Traffic Commission on Thursday approved installing no parking signs around Olson Park.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder acted beyond the powers of his office by sending snow plows to neighboring Gary, according to a legal opinion ren…
PORTAGE | A proposed amendment to the state constitution likely will cause a showdown between the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder.
PORTAGE | Old Man Winter is taking its toll on Portage coffers.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Trustee Brendan Clancy will give his State of the Township address at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at the Bonner Senior Ce…
PORTAGE | Concerned he might not be able to drive on the snow-covered streets but wanting to hear what his legislators had to say, Jerald Balt…
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week ap…
PORTAGE | The Board of Works will switch its meeting dates beginning next month.
PORTAGE | Residents who own cats and dogs now can register their pets online.
PORTAGE | After more than a year of negotiations, Portage's Redevelopment Commission has finally agreed to provide $100,000 to the Portage Tow…
PORTAGE | Some Portage City Council members are criticizing the mayor for sending snowplows to neighboring Gary on Wednesday to help with snow…
PORTAGE | On a consistent 3-2 vote, the city's Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved how its should be spending its money.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to move forward with a plan to address the sewage problems created by inmates at the c…
PORTAGE | The city's Board of Works is expanding from three to five members.
PORTAGE | Both city and Portage Township Schools officials are sending a message to Gov. Mike Pence about his proposal to eliminate the busine…
PORTAGE | Residents here saw drastic changes in how their trash and recycling was picked up in the last year.
PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a new park department impact fee.
PORTAGE | City officials learned this week the state Department of Local Government Finance has granted the city its excess levy appeal.
PORTAGE | The Portage Board of Works on Monday gave its approval to three employee collective bargaining agreements.
PORTER COUNTY | Some Porter County roads remained closed Tuesday as highway crews battled both the weather and abandoned cars along county roa…
PORTAGE | It's taken two years of work, but Portage Mayor James Snyder believes his city is in a good place.
PORTAGE | Most city employees will see a bump up in their paychecks in 2014.
PORTAGE | Portage firefighters will enter the new year with a new three-year contract with the city.
PORTAGE | The city has been battling health insurance costs for years.
PORTAGE | City officials approved a settlement Monday night to end a four-year legal battle with a former police officer.
PORTAGE | Some six years after it was originally proposed, Mel and Mark Gore are ready to move forward with their Cardinal Crossing residentia…
PORTAGE | While the contract between Utility Service Department employees and the city wasn't ready for a vote Wednesday, Utility Services Boa…
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved moving forward with design plans for the second phase of development of the prope…
PORTAGE | The Board of Works opened bids Tuesday for the purchase of two fully-automated trash/recycling trucks.
PORTAGE | The State Board of Account's audit of the city's 2012 books showed a few issues that have already been addressed.
PORTAGE | The city's bond rating has improved.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Voter Registration office will be closed Monday through Wednesday for a state conference. The office will reope…
PORTAGE | Beginning next year, when a door-to-door solicitor bangs on a front door in Portage, they better have a large, visible identification tag.
PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission on Thursday approved licensing two taxi cab companies to operate in the city next year.
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