PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee decided it wouldn't change a Portage ordinance to accommodate a resident wanting to keep sheep on a large parcel of land within the city.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday approved 4-1 an ordinance amendment outlining vacation policy for department heads.
PORTAGE | A change in city personnel policy four years ago has come back to bite officials as they wrangle over what to do about vacations for department supervisors.
PORTAGE | The city's ethics ordinance will get a full review by a separate, specially appointed committee.
PORTAGE | Liz Modesto recalled the first time she met Ed Gottschling.
PORTAGE | The City Council narrowly approved a contract this week with Firefighters Local 3151.
PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee again tried to tackle the issue of what to do with trash pick up in Portage mobile home parks.
PORTAGE | The city's 2012 budget isn't looking any better.
PORTAGE | Clerk-treasurer Chris Stidham told the Portage City Council Ordinance Committee on Monday he doesn't think his employees are getting a fair shake.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved tax abatements to pave the way for the location of Ratner Steel Supply at the Port of Indiana.
PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee last week approved language that would outlaw the sale of drug paraphernalia in the city.
PORTAGE | City Councilman John Cannon wants his peers to be more prompt in dealing with city business.
PORTAGE | The City Council will address one of its most contentious issues — parking of recreational vehicles.
PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee this week denied changing where funds generated by the police department will be placed.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council agreed this week that it is inappropriate to send out fliers on the city's dime that might be viewed as election material.
PORTAGE | City officials have begun discussions on increasing the tax rate to boost the cumulative capital development fund.
PORTAGE | There are three things that equalize people in this nation — our form of government, "Sam Colt's pistol" and labor unions, Councilman Ted Uzelac said.
PORTAGE | Clerk-Treasurer Chris Stidham told the City Council's Budget Committee this week the city's finances are "a mess that I guess you all are inheriting."
PORTAGE | Portage is a union city. Officials here don't want that to be forgotten.
PORTAGE | The City Council voted down a $542,520 federal COPS grant Tuesday night along political party lines.
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