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Portage Borough
Portage Borough
721 Main Street
Portage, PA  15946
Fax:  814/736-9639
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
"Portage Borough is an equal opportunity provider and employer"


There are currently no open positions but the applications can be downloaded for your convenience. 

Police Officer Employment Application

 Borough Employment Application


 Alerts and Notices


Huge Book Sale

Portage Station Museum

400 Lee Street - Portage

Entire Month of January

Wed-Sat 12-4

Paperbacks 50¢ - HC $1.00


Winter Parking days and hours are in effect from November through March.

It shall be unlawful for any motor vehicle to park on the odd side of the street on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

It shall be unlawful for any motor vehicle to park on the even side of the street on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


 New Garbage collection rates will go into effect on January 1st, 2015:
    curbside service monthly fee $14.30 - quarterly-$42.90
    prepaid bags (pack of ten) $31.00
Portage Borough Public Works has announced that Christmas trees will be collected for Borough residents on Wednesday, January 7th and January 14th.  2015.  Please remove all stands and decorations and place trees at the curb for pickup by 8:00 a.m.  Weather permitting.   No return trips. 
District Magistrate Galen Decort's Office has moved from Portage to Cresson Township at 730 Portage Road, Cresson, PA  16630.  The phone number is 814/886-8879 and the fax is 814/886-8478.

 Upcoming Events

 Weather & Hits

 Borough Council Meetings

Portage Borough Council meets the first Monday
of every month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Council
Chambers for regular council meetings:
The meeting dates for 2015 are:
Monday-January 5th, February 2nd, March 2nd,
April 6th, May 4th, June 1st, July 20th, August 3rd,
Tuesday-September 8th, October 5th, November 2nd,
and December 7th.
Portage Borough Council meets the third Monday
of every month beginning at  6:30 p.m. in Council
Chambers for committee of the whole meetings:
January 19th, Tuesday-February 17th, March 16th,
April 20th, May 18th, June 15th, no meeting in July,
August 24th, September 21st, October 19th,
November 16th, and a special meeting of Council
will be held on Friday, December 18th at 6:00 p.m.