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Utility Services Board

Brentwood subdivision stormwater project to begin Oct. 1

PORTAGE | Contractors should begin mobilizing work on the Brentwood subdivision stormwater project on Oct. 1.

September 10, 2014 3:33 pm

Stormwater coordinator resigns over pay squabble

PORTAGE | The city's designated stormwater coordinator resigned her duties Wednesday following a months-long squabble over some $3,000 in back pay.

August 13, 2014 5:00 pm

Portage board pulls bonds to finish paving

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved pulling a performance bond on a subdivision in order to partially fund paving the streets.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Utility Board to make formal request to City Council for employee back pay

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board will send a letter to the City Council asking for back pay for one of its employees.

June 11, 2014 5:20 pm

Portage, water company to pay for Monnier Street paving

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved paving half of Monnier Street between Stone and Mulberry avenues.

May 28, 2014 7:36 pm

Bids open for Edgewood Street project

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week opened bids for the construction of the Edgewood Street stormwater project.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage utility department looking buy $1 million in equipment

PORTAGE | The city's Utility Services Department is looking to buy about $1 million in equipment.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am

Fekete announces resignation from Portage boards

PORTAGE | Longtime Portage Township School Board and city Utility Services Board member Bill Fekete announced Wednesday that he will resign from his posts Friday.

April 09, 2014 6:00 pm

Some $2 million will be diverted for utility projects

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board will divert some $2 million it's been holding onto for the Central Avenue project in Portage to address more immediate concerns.

February 12, 2014 3:21 pm

Portage employee contracts get board's OK

PORTAGE | The Portage Board of Works on Monday gave its approval to three employee collective bargaining agreements.

January 13, 2014 7:30 pm
Portage mayor believes city on right course

Portage mayor believes city on right course

PORTAGE | It's taken two years of work, but Portage Mayor James Snyder believes his city is in a good place.

January 04, 2014 11:17 pm

Portage developer concerned about flooding on Willowcreek

PORTAGE | Some six years after it was originally proposed, Mel and Mark Gore are ready to move forward with their Cardinal Crossing residential development at the northwest corner of Willowcreek Road and County Road 700 North in the spring.

December 19, 2013 6:22 pm

Utility Department employees bonus, insurance approved

PORTAGE | While the contract between Utility Service Department employees and the city wasn't ready for a vote Wednesday, Utility Services Board members did make some moves toward the new labor agreement.

December 18, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage planning offices to move to University Center

PORTAGE | The city's department of community development is on the move.

November 21, 2013 3:24 pm

Portage board approves bonuses for pending contract

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved a $750 signing bonus for employees as contract negotiations near ending.

November 13, 2013 4:15 pm

3 suspended Portage Street Department employees retain attorney

PORTAGE | Three of the five Portage Street Department employees suspended last week have retained an attorney.

August 22, 2013 7:00 pm

Portage panel OKs billboards despite restrictions

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board recently approved a contract to locate two billboards on water reclamation plant property despite significant restrictions on the signs.

August 19, 2013 5:51 pm

Mingo Street drainage project approved by Portage panel

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved a project last week to alleviate drainage problems on Mingo Street.

August 17, 2013 5:54 am

Utility board to review mobile home park billing method

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board is looking at changing the way it charges mobile home parks for sanitary sewer services.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am

Portage utility panel considering $5 million in 'urgent' projects

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board on Wednesday approved commissioning a financial capacity study to determine if the department can afford more that $5 million in projects.

August 14, 2013 5:53 pm
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