PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday voted down the proposed $3.5 million park bond issue.
PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved the 2014 budget, but not without cutting the budget line for the city's human resources consultant and slashing funding for the city's information technology department.
PORTAGE | The city will begin removing some of the trees from the area of Central Avenue this fall trying to save them.
PORTAGE | For more than a decade, Portage has contracted with the Humane Society of Hobart to take the city's stray animals.
PORTAGE | The City Council Strategic Planning Committee on Monday gave informal approval for the city's park department to move forward on a bond issue to finance $3 million to $3.5 million in improvements.
I’m not sure what makes Portage Mayor James Snyder tick, but it has become evident he needs a rewind.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder said he won't lift the hiring freeze he implemented despite objections from City Council members.
PORTAGE | The city's coffers are replenished, thanks to receiving its spring property tax draw Wednesday.
PORTAGE | Police and Fire merit boards were moving ahead this week to hire additional department members when they were told to stop.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission voted down the purchase of the shuttered Travel Inn during a special meeting Thursday afternoon.
PORTAGE | Linda Bryann got her hearing and blood pressure checked.
PORTAGE | In a special meeting Wednesday, the Redevelopment Commission awarded a contract for the first phase of the construction of a new street department facility.
PORTAGE | A 16-page city newsletter, which hit residential mailboxes this week, is coming under fire by at least one Portage city councilman.
PORTAGE | Three of the community's outstanding citizens were honored last month by the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards banquet.
PORTAGE | Officials are expecting the city's recycling collection to triple within the first month of putting a new collection system in place.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday approved 4-1 an ordinance amendment outlining vacation policy for department heads.
PORTAGE | The City Council will review potential changes to Portage's ethics ordinance.
PORTAGE | City Councilman John Cannon said he had no intention to plagiarize someone else's press release in his own speech calling for term limits.
PORTAGE | A group of consultants, led by the Chicago firm Houseal Lavigne Associates, will lead the city's efforts in creating a vision for the U.S. 20 corridor.
PORTAGE | The city will use up to $1.7 million of Redevelopment Commission funds to balance its books this year.
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