PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constitutional amendment involving the definition of marriage.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder acted beyond the powers of his office by sending snow plows to neighboring Gary, according to a legal opinion rendered by the City Council's attorney.
PORTAGE | A proposed amendment to the state constitution likely will cause a showdown between the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder.
PORTAGE | Beginning next year, when a door-to-door solicitor bangs on a front door in Portage, they better have a large, visible identification tag.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved new measures for the licensing of residents' dogs and cats.
PORTAGE | Portage officials are continuing to look at how they license businesses throughout the city without causing hardships to either the businesses or city employees.
PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee heard a proposal Tuesday night that would make it easier for residents to register their dogs.
PORTAGE | The City Council delayed changing salaries for two park department employees Tuesday.
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 reviewed a proposed sewer rate increase for commercial properties, asking for clarifications.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council declined to take any action last week on two issues involving the city's Utility Services Department.
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 Council narrowly approved a contract this week with Firefighters Local 3151.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.
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 | 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.
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