PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a lease agreement between the Redevelopment Commission and Redevelopment Authority bringing the $8.25 million bond to fund a new fire station and refurbish the police station closer to reality.
PORTAGE | There's little doubt that the city's police station could use an overhaul or that a new fire station along Central Avenue would be useful.
PORTAGE | The city's designated stormwater coordinator resigned her duties Wednesday following a months-long squabble over some $3,000 in back pay.
PORTAGE | Some city officials here are worried the city is getting itself too deep into debt.
PORTAGE | It appears improvements to the Portage Mall, financed by the city, are back on track.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission is continuing to explore options to finance improvements to Portage Mall property.
PORTAGE | Members of the city's Redevelopment Commission are sparing over how funds should be spent.
PORTAGE | A $2.5 million project to improve the Portage Mall may be in jeopardy.
PORTAGE | The University Center will soon no longer be the University Center.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constitutional amendment involving the definition of marriage.
PORTAGE | Portage officials are taking a second try at floating a bond issue to benefit the parks department.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder acted beyond the powers of his office by sending snow plows to neighboring Gary, according to a legal opinion rendered by the City Council's attorney.
PORTAGE | A proposed amendment to the state constitution likely will cause a showdown between the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder.
When Gary was hammered by lake-effect snow Tuesday, its next-door neighbor, Portage, acted neighborly. Portage Mayor James Snyder sent snowplows to help Gary clear the streets.
PORTAGE | Some Portage City Council members are criticizing the mayor for sending snowplows to neighboring Gary on Wednesday to help with snow removal.
PORTAGE | On a consistent 3-2 vote, the city's Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved how its should be spending its money.
PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a new park department impact fee.
PORTAGE | Portage officials are continuing to look at how they license businesses throughout the city without causing hardships to either the businesses or city employees.
Portage is pursuing a central purchasing proposal. Officials there didn't even know who was buying how much of what when they began discussing this proposal.
PORTAGE | Just how much toilet paper does the city government of Portage use? Or copier paper? Or cleaning supplies?
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