News & Notices

Council vacancy for Ward 3

Portage Borough is accepting letters of interest to fill a vacant council seat in Ward 3 of Portage Borough.  The term will run until the unexpired term balance of 12/31/2025. Letters will be received until November 22nd by 12:00 p.m. (noon), with interviews to be held the week of November 27th, 2023.  Appointment will be held at the December 4th regular meeting of Council.  Letters of interest can be sent to the Borough Office located at 721 Main Street, Portage, PA 15946.   

Bid Notice for Garbage Collection

Portage Borough is seeking bid for the garbage collection for a 3 year period from 2024-2026.


 FOR GARBAGE/RUBBISH/REFUSE&ANNUAL SPRING TRASH PICKUP  (Three-Year Period – January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026)  

The Borough of Portage will receive sealed proposals for the collection of garbage, rubbish, refuse, and an annual spring trash pickup for the period January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026.  Copies of the specifications and related forms may be obtained at the Borough office or by calling 814-736-4330.   Sealed bids will be received by the Borough of Portage at 721 Main Street, Portage, PA 15946 until 12:00 Noon Monday, November 20th, 2023 and then be publicly opened and read aloud at 6:30 p.m.  The bid will be awarded on Monday, December 4th, 2023 Meeting of Council at 6:30 p.m.  Proposals must be on forms provided by the municipality.  All bids must be accompanied by a bid bond in the amount of Ten (10%) percent of the first year’s proposed amount.   The Borough reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in the bidding process, and to award the contract in a manner which best serves the needs of the Borough.  

Bid Form

Addendum #1 for Contractor performing billing