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Fri Sep 29, 2023 6:29 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: In stunning reversal common council votes to keep current airport and cease expansion efforts
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In stunning reversal common council votes to keep current airport and cease expansion efforts

Portage - In February 2021 Engineering and architecture planning firm TKDA of St. Paul held the virtual public meeting. Group Manager of Aviation Planning Marcus Watson laid out three options for the city. Option A, which was suggested by the Airport Commission, the airport master plan would be impl...
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Fri Sep 29, 2023 5:10 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: It it is a distinct possibility that the cab service will not exist January 1st of 2024
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It it is a distinct possibility that the cab service will not exist January 1st of 2024

Portage - 09/28/23 City Administrator Bablick discussed the 2024 full budget document is is starting to take shape. He stated "We are substantially over for 2024 minus some hard decisions that are coming our way and that is even with the shared Revenue. Bablick stated we are several hundred tho...
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Fri Sep 29, 2023 3:52 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: City Council unanimously approves $173,000 for new playground equipment.
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City Council unanimously approves $173,000 for new playground equipment.

Portage - 8/10/23 At the August 10th council meeting new business was taken up for consideration and possible action on recommendation from Park and Recreation board for new playground equipment at Collipp-Worden park. City Administrator Bablick mentioned per recommendation from Finance committee th...
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Fri Aug 18, 2023 12:05 am
Forum: City Government
Topic: Common Council discusses Facebook use
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Common Council discusses Facebook use

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V7cPrwpWsk Columbus - Alderperson Ian Gray referencing the code of conduct said, "So use of social media is a bit tricky with a few things so letter H says that, section four letter H when operating social media sites council committee members should use a discl...
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Thu Aug 17, 2023 11:21 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: Note from Chief Weiner read at council meeting
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Note from Chief Weiner read at council meeting

Columbus - I have a note to read from Chief Weiner he wasn't able to be here tonight. Just has to do with the National Night Out a big thank you he said he would like to thank all who attended National Night Out 2023. The attendance and participation was outstanding they served 300 hamburgers, 200 b...
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Wed Aug 16, 2023 11:57 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: Council passes surplus property, soccer net donations and ice rink
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Council passes surplus property, soccer net donations and ice rink

Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Declaring the Police Department Truck as Surplus Property. Strasser reported that this item was discussed at the Public Safety Committee. He further noted that a new vehicle has been purchased for use by the Chief and the Public Works/Parks department does no...
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Sun Aug 13, 2023 1:47 am
Forum: City Government
Topic: Common Council has further discussion on special assessments
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Common Council has further discussion on special assessments

Portage - On August 10th, 2023 Common Council had discussion on special assessmets previously reported here.... https://mycommunity411.com/viewtopic.php?t=15 https://mycommunity411.com/viewtopic.php?t=17 specialassessment.jpg City Administrator Michael Bablick said, "there's many iterations of ...
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Sun Aug 13, 2023 12:59 am
Forum: City Government
Topic: Park and Recreation department report leads to discussion on event policy
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Park and Recreation department report leads to discussion on event policy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgUJkLxkzNw Portage - Aderperson Rohrbeck asked Toby Monogue Manager of Parks and Recreation, "did you tell the fishery which we've had which we just honored red Kastner tonight or and that's been his baby from the day one did you tell him that it was going to be...
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Sun Aug 13, 2023 12:14 am
Forum: City Government
Topic: River Haven looking to expand
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River Haven looking to expand

Portage - Angie Braddock the executive director at River Haven addressed the common council August 10, 2023. River Haven homeless shelter is a non-profit 501c3 established February 8th of 2010. Board of directors was formed on a volunteer base created in 2010. A number of Volunteers in Riverhaven bo...
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Sat Aug 12, 2023 7:49 pm
Forum: City Government
Topic: Common Council Proclamation for Red Kastner
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Common Council Proclamation for Red Kastner

Portage - At the August 10th 2023 common council meeting a proclamation for citizen Red Kastner was read. Before reading the proclamation Mayor Craig stated "I just want everybody to understand that this is actually his list of accomplishments that he's done for the city of Portage unfortunatel...