Park Board


The Park Board is a nine-member board established for the purpose of advising the City Council regarding the provision of adequate park and recreation programs and facilities for the enjoyment of all citizens. This board promotes recreation programs and recommends planning and operating policies for city parks.

Regular Meetings

  • First Wednesday of every month
  • 6:30 PM
  • Meets at various parks (see notices beforehand)
  • 2023 Meeting Schedule

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Park Board Sub-Committees

  1. Portage Cultural Arts Committee
  2. Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Portage Cultural Arts Committee has been formed under the Portage Park Board to assist in expanding the arts in Portage. Members of the committee contribute to public art concept reviews and participate in art exhibitions, events, workshops, and festivals, as well as collaborate with other area artists. To expand opportunities for arts in the community, the City of Portage is currently working on a public art mural program, expansion of exhibitions and festivals, and outdoor sculpture projects. If you would like to be a member of the Portage Cultural Arts Committee, complete the contact form HERE. Version OptionsPark BoardHeadlin Portage Arts Committee Portage Arts Committee Membership on the committee is free and open to all visual and performing artists as well as arts guilds, arts organizations, and those who support and want to be involved in Portage arts. The committee will meet approximately two to three times a year to garner feedback from committee members relating to programs and initiatives and member ideas to further the arts in our area. For more information, contact Portage Parks & Recreation at (269) 329-4522 or email