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 | The city's Traffic Commission will conduct a warrant study on the intersection of Airport and Robbins roads to determine if a traffic control device is needed.
PORTAGE | The City Council narrowly approved a contract this week with Firefighters Local 3151.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder vetoed an ordinance Thursday giving Portage City Council members the authority to have a seat at the bargaining table.
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.
When the Portage City Council voted last week to inject council members into labor contract negotiations, it was a gutsy move. It was also misguided.
PORTAGE | If things go well, the switch to an automated trash and recycling system could come as early as September.
PORTAGE | Times are tough financially for most municipalities.
PORTAGE | City Council members squabbled Tuesday night over not advancing two proposed ordinances on the council's agenda.
PORTAGE | City Council members are looking to take a bigger part in labor contract negotiations.
PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee has proposed amending city code to prohibit pickup of trash at mobile home parks within the city.
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 | Some City Council members are criticizing Mayor James Snyder for bringing an actuary into City Hall to review city expenses and make cost-savings recommendations.
PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee last week approved language that would outlaw the sale of drug paraphernalia in the city.
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.
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