The Office of the City Assessor is primarily responsible for performing and maintaining property assessments for the equitable distribution of property tax burden, as per the current Michigan General Property Tax Laws.
The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for coordination of elections, maintenance and preservation of official records, and more.
The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Portage and oversees all city departments.
The mission of the City of Portage Department of Community Development is to deliver superior services and programs to the citizens and business owners of Portage.
The Finance Department offers information on bill payments, paperless billing, as well as FAQs to get your questions answered quickly.
The Human Resources Department provides assistance to all city departments in the areas of recruitment and selection of new employees, employee and labor relations, safety and training.
Parks & Recreation
There are 18 wonderful park sites located throughout the City of Portage. Find information on trails, beaches, park amenities, and more.
The Office of Public Information facilitates access to public information to foster an understanding of City of Portage government by developing, preparing and delivering meaningful and responsive communications for the public and city employees.
The Department of Public Safety is responsible for the Police and Fire Services in the City of Portage.
The Department of Public Works provides and maintains key public infrastructure and services for the citizens of Portage.
The Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement of goods, services, equipment and capital improvements, in addition to other services.
Senior Citizen Services
Find out information about our city senior center.
The Technology Services Department provides centralized Information Technology (IT) services to all units of city government as well as city-affiliated agencies, organizations and individuals as needed.
Transportation & Utilities
This department is responsible for the transportation (traffic signals, signing, and street lighting) and utility (public water, storm sewer, and wastewater) systems.
The Treasury Office is responsible for all monetary collections on behalf of the City of Portage including property taxes, special assessments, water and sewer billings, building permits, miscellaneous billings and other city charges.