News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2022

Fall Leaf Pickup Program Begins

Fall Leaf Pickup Program

The Fall Leaf Pickup Program begins in Zone 1 on October 24, 2022 and includes collection dates for each neighborhood zone until prohibited by weather. 

Residents are reminded to place leaves at the curb by 7 AM on each of the collection dates for...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Road Closure - Concord Street

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Concord Street at Boston Avenue - Road Closure

 Beginning Monday, October 3, 2022 at 7 AM, Concord Street at Boston Avenue will be completely closed to facilitate a sanitary sewer connection.  

The detour route is East Milham Avenue and So...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Portage Connect - Leaf Pick-up

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Ray Waurio, the Deputy Director of Streets & Parks joins host Mary Ruple to talk about the Fall Leaf Pick-up Program.  To learn more about this program or to find your pick-up date, visit https://www.portagemi.gov/282.  If you have a...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Water Sampling Testing Program

Lead Drinking Water

Would you like to be part of the City of Portage Lead & Copper Water Sampling Testing Program? The City of Portage is looking for residents interested in volunteering as an alternate for our tri-annual Lead & Copper Water Sampling Testing Program....

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News & Events
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Railroad Crossing Safety

Railroad Crossing

Railroad crossing safety is important to the City of Portage, having 10 railroad crossings within city limits. Operation Lifesaver, Inc (OLI), is a non-profit organization and nationally-recognized leader in rail safety education. Since 1972, OLI...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Lane Closure - S Westnedge Ave

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Starting Monday, September 26, 2022, at 9 AM, the curb lane will be closed for northbound traffic on South Westnedge Avenue, from Andy Avenue to Kilgore Road, for Drive & Shine driveway improvements located at 5003 South Westnedge Avenue. 

Mot...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 15, 2022

New “Yoga 4 Life” Course Starting This Fall

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Portage Parks & Recreation is offering a new adult yoga class, Yoga 4 Life, this fall.  Yoga is an excellent way to relax, refocus, and improve your strength, balance, and flexibility.  Yoga 4 Life will meet on Tuesdays, from 7 to 8 ...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Floodplain Maps Appeal Period

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Proposed 2022 FEMA Floodplain Maps Appeal Period

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently provided preliminary copies of the proposed 2022 Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for Kalamazoo County and published a notic...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Portage Connect - Brush Collection

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Portage Connect Podcast

Ray Waurio, Deputy Director of Streets and Parks, joins host Mary Ruple to discuss the Fall Brush Collection program.  If you have a podcast idea, send an email to publicinformation@portagemi.gov.  For more informa...

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News & Events
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Parks & Recreation Online Brochure

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Are you ready to #ExplorePortageParks and experience unique programs and events offered by Portage Parks & Recreation? The 2022 - 2023 Fall & Winter Parks & Recreation Guide is now available to view and download online at mypark.portagemi.gov ...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2022

Proposed 2022 FEMA Floodplain Maps Appeal Period

NEWS RELEASE

 

                          Contact:   Kelly Peterson, Director

        &a...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2022

First Call Closes Out the Summer Concert Series on September 8

NEWS RELEASE

  

                                 Contact:   Kathleen Hoyle, D...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Invitation for Input: Parks 5-Year Recreation and Open Space Plan

NEWS RELEASE 

Contact: Kathleen Hoyle, Director Parks & Recreation(269) 329-4522

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 30, 2022

The City of Portage has initiated a planning process to update the Parks 5-Year Recreation and Open Space Plan. &n...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Parker Hannifin Corporation Donates Bike Repair Station

NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Kathleen Hoyle, Director Parks & Recreation  (269) 329-4522 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2022 

Parker Hannifin Corporation Donates Bike Repair Station - Ribbon Cutting Scheduled&...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Romence Road Reconstruction - Angling Road to Oakland Drive

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  Kendra Gwin, DirectTransportation & Utilities269) 329-4422

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2022 

Beginning Monday, August 8 at 6 AM, Romence Road from Angling Road to Oakland Drive will be open for eastbound traffi...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Portage Road Water Main Installation Northbound Lane Closure

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT:  Kendra Gwin, DirectorTransportation & Utilities(269) 329-4422

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2022     

 

Beginning Monday, August 8 at 8 AM, the northbound curb lane of Portage ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2022

PDPS News Release

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT: Portage Department of Public SafetyLt. Joe McDonnell(269) 329-4567

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: August 5, 2022 Case No. 22-22457

 

On August 5, 2022, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Portage Public Safety fire and police divi...

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