PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday voted down the proposed $3.5 million park bond issue.
PORTAGE | Portage Clerk-Treasurer Chris Stidham is hosting what he hopes to be the first in a series of town hall meetings on Saturday.
PORTAGE | Democrat members of the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder tussled Tuesday night over the city's budgeting process and an ongoing investigation involving street department personnel.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder said he won't lift the hiring freeze he implemented despite objections from City Council members.
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.
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