Portage City Council
As we near two years of divided government in Portage, now is a great time to reflect on how Portage’s elected leaders of different parties can do a better job of working together to find solutions in the best interest of Portage residents.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday voted down the proposed $3.5 million park bond issue.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council last week approved a tax abatement for the expansion of Carmeuse Lime and Stone.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday night approved hiring its own legal representation.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week took the next step in issuing $3.5 million in bonds for capitol projects and equipment.
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 | The Portage City Council declined to take any action last week on two issues involving the city's Utility Services Department.
PORTAGE | The City Council approved an amendment to the new trash ordinance that could save some people money.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday took the first steps in changing what health insurance will look like for city employees.
Whiting has been a bastion of local government reform in recent years. The decision to downsize the City Council is in keeping with that tradition.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council last week approved a 10-year abatement for a speculative building at AmeriPlex at the Port.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.
PORTAGE | Residents are invited to an open house at City Hall, 6070 Central Ave., at 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 3.
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 | The Development Review Committee made a quick review Tuesday of plans for the expansion of Indiana Pickling and Processing.
Portage officials are talking about stopping the city's pickup of trash in the city's mobile home parks. That's wrong.
PORTAGE | Just four months after the Portage City Council rejected accepting a federal COPS grant, it has given its approval for the police chief to seek the grant again.
PORTAGE | The City Council approved tax abatements Tuesday for Indiana Pickling and Process at the Port of Indiana.
PORTAGE | The six full-time employees in the city's clerk-treasurer's office will begin receiving longevity pay.
PORTAGE | The city made its first pitch Tuesday to switch from traditional trash collection to an automated system.
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