Portage City Council
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.
Portage Clerk-Treasurer Chris Stidham wants his employees to enjoy the same benefits as the city's union employees. State law forbids unionizing employees in the clerk-treasurer's office. So why shouldn't they get the same benefits?
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.
The feud between new Portage Mayor James Snyder and the City Council needs to end.
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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