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Portage Park Board

Portage parks shifts from 'quantity to quality'

PORTAGE | Portage Park Department Superintendent Jenny Orsburn said 2013 was a year her department focused on quality, not quantity.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Parks to consider new bond issue

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board will consider floating a new bond issue.

November 18, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage Parks bond issue takes next step forward

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Monday took its final step in approving a $3.5 million bond issue.

October 21, 2013 7:13 pm

Portage Park Board takes next step in bonding process

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week took the next step in issuing $3.5 million in bonds for capitol projects and equipment.

September 20, 2013 4:32 pm

Portage parks want impact fee reinstated

PORTAGE | The Park Board on Monday night recommended the reinstating of the recreational impact fee.

April 15, 2013 9:00 pm

Portage parks website will be overhauled, officials say

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week approved hiring a company to design a new website.

February 20, 2013 5:15 pm

Portage Park Board considers fee waiver policy

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Tuesday tabled a request to waive hall rental fees, saying they need to develop a policy.

February 19, 2013 8:15 pm

Portage Park Board approves new software

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board last week approved the purchase of a new software package aimed at improving procedures such as registrations and preschool enrollment processes.

January 27, 2013 6:15 pm

Portage man planning monthly military memorial service

PORTAGE | Walter White is hoping his new venture will be short-lived.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am

Park board OKs hall rental fee structure

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week approved the restructuring of hall rental fees and approved the hiring of an individual to help market the facilities.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am

Contractor picked to install park elevator

PORTAGE | It will be close, but an elevator should be installed in the community center by the time of this year's Senior Health Fair May 2.

January 21, 2013 8:40 pm

Bids due for elevator construction at Woodland Park by Jan. 17

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board this week approved advertising for bids for the construction of an elevator in the main building at Woodland Park.

December 25, 2012 12:00 am

Colin Highlands returns to Portage Parks Department

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Monday welcomed an old face back.

October 15, 2012 8:00 pm

Portage Park Board awards elevator design contract

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board approved a contract for the design and engineering of an elevator inside the main building at Woodland Park.

September 18, 2012 12:34 pm

Disc golf course considered for Portage parks

PORTAGE | Brian Cummings told members of the Portage Park Board last week that if they build a disc golf course, people will come.

January 22, 2012 7:00 pm

Board eyes nixing employee discounts

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board will continue to study whether to eliminate employee discounts for rentals.

January 17, 2012 12:00 am

Park Board confirms superintendent pick

PORTAGE |The Park Board approved the appointment of Jenny Orsburn as the department's superintendent Tuesday night.

January 04, 2012 12:00 am

Parks holds public meeting on future development

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board is seeking input from the public on the future development of the city's park system.

December 05, 2011 12:00 am
Lorenz named 'Outstanding Public Citizen'

Lorenz named 'Outstanding Public Citizen'

PORTAGE | Local businessman Ken Lorenz was named the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Public Citizen Saturday night during the chamber's annual banquet.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am

Lack of attendance may kill summer camp

PORTAGE | Portage park officials thought they had a sure thing when they resurrected their summer camp program this year.

June 20, 2011 9:00 pm
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