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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

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.

 WinterFest will be held from Friday, December 12th thru Sunday, December 14th.  Schedule of events  

The Rotary Club of Portage will be sponsoring the 2014 Portage Area Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 13th. Line-up will begin at 1:00PM at the Centre Town Mall located on Caldwell Avenue and the parade will start promptly at 2:00PM. 

Groups wishing to participate in the parade are asked to contact Mike Scarton at (814-736-9313). Several fire companies, rescue vehicles and ambulance associations will be there and judges will be awarding monetary prizes to the best floats and walking groups. Children are invited to receive treats from Santa immediately following the parade at the Portage Fire Hall.

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

 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.