News & Announcements


  • Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees

    Posted January 11, 2021

    There will be a monthly Board of Trustees Meeting utilzing ZOOM software at 11:00 am. The Meeting ID is: 851-7779-7873 and then Passcode is: 304772

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  • Adult Use/Recreational Marijuana Ord. #148

    Posted December 15, 2020

    At the November 9, 2020 Remote Zoom Twp. monthly board meeting, Ordinance 148 was read for the second time and was subsequently adopted. It will go into affect on January 1, 2021. See the attached ...

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  • 2021 Township Monthly Meetings

    Posted December 15, 2020

    Until further notice the Twp. will continue to hold monthly Board of Trustee meetings remotely using Zoom. Monthly meetings will occur on the second Monday of each month at 11:00 A.M. (See Attachment ...

  • Nov. 9, 2020 Budget & Regular Monthly Board Meeting

    Posted October 29, 2020

    On November 9, 2020 there will be a Remote Zoom Meeting to address the 2021 Proposed Budget at 10:00 AM as well as a monthly Board of Trustees Meeting at 11:00 AM.

  • Clerk Office Hours October 31st 2020

    Posted October 27, 2020

    Attention Residents: The Clerk's Office will be open on Saturday, October 31st. from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. to accept absentee ballots. Posted: 10/27/2020 Amy Skewes - Clerk

  • Special Board Meeting - Recreational Marijuana Ordinance

    Posted October 19, 2020

    A special Township Zoom Meeting will be held to discuss our Recreational Marijuana Ordinance at 11:00 A.M. est. The Zoom meeting protocols are listed as a PDF. Written comments about this ...

  • Planning Commission Meeting

    Posted October 15, 2020

    A regular meeting of the Charter Township of Portage's Planning Commission will be held via ZOOM Meetings at 7:00 P.M.

  • Election Committee Meeting

    Posted October 6, 2020

    Election Committee Meeting scheduled for 10/7/2020 at 1 P.M. Via Zoom to appoint election inspectors. Charter Portage Township is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Election ...

  • Absentee Ballots

    Posted September 29, 2020

    Attention: All Absentee ballots will be sent out today, if you would like an absentee ballot please call 482-4310 or email You can find an absentee application at ...

  • Absentee Ballots

    Posted September 22, 2020

    Attention Voters: Ballots have not arrived, there has been a delay from our supplier. They are expected to arrive early next week and will be mailed out as soon as possible. Sorry for the ...

  • ZOOM Monthly Twp. Meeting Schedule

    Posted September 9, 2020

    The Charter Township of Portage has scheduled Zoom meetings well in to the future. This schedule and accompanying protocols identify and indicate how to join these meetings. NOTE: The public is ...

  • Recreational Marijuana public review

    Posted July 15, 2020

    This is the township's proposed areas in which certain license types would be allowed. Please review the document, and direct your comments to both, and ...

  • Public Accuracy Test

    Posted July 14, 2020

    NOTICE: TO RESIDENTS OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF PORTAGE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the August 4, 2020 Election has been scheduled for July 22, 2020 at 11 A.M. at the ...

  • For Review: Proposed Stormwater Ordinance

    Posted July 1, 2020

    For citizen review.

  • Summer 2020 Property Tax Information

    Posted July 1, 2020

     Treasurer contact info: 906-482-4310 or  Property tax hours: all tax questions should be directed via phone or email to the Treasurer’s office. ...

  • Latest Stormwater Runoff Ordinance

    Posted July 1, 2020

    Here is the latest Township Stormwater Runoff Ordinance that will be discussed at a a Planning Commission Public Hearing on July 16, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. via zoom remote software. (See Planning ...

  • Absentee Ballot Drop Box

    Posted June 26, 2020

    Attention: You can now drop off your absentee ballots at our Township office drop box for your convenience. We would like to lessen the foot traffic in our office so please utilize this option if you ...

  • Recreational Marijuana - Township Discussions

    Posted June 26, 2020

    Over the past few months the Board of Trustees in public forums have discussed Recreational Marijuana and how it might be introduced in the Township. This is a brief synopsis of those discussions. ...

  • 2019 Consumer Confidence Report

    Posted June 10, 2020

    This report identifies all the water suppliers for the Township, their sources of potable water and the respective water testing done during the 2019.

  • Recreational Marijuana Zoom Meeting

    Posted May 26, 2020

    At 1:00 P.M. via Zoom Meetings the locations and facilities for Recreational Marijuana will be discussed.

  • Zoom - Off Site Meeting Announcement

    Posted May 21, 2020

    The Board of Trustees Regular Monthly Meeting scheduled to meet in Tapiola at the Doelle Senior Center has been changed to a Zoom meeting at 1P.M. on June 8, 2020 Amy Skewes - Clerk

  • Absentee Voter Applications

    Posted May 21, 2020

    Attention Portage Township Residents: The Township will be mailing out Absentee Ballot Applications early next week to those voters on our permanent absentee voter list. The State of Michigan is ...

  • Face Mask Requirement at Township Hall

    Posted May 11, 2020

  • New CARES Act Website/Information

    Posted March 31, 2020

    Here is some information about the newly passed Cares Act which has the Payroll Protection Program contained within it. Such entities as: eligible non-profits, independent contractors, small ...

  • 2020 Tentative Planning Commission Meeting Dates

    Posted March 30, 2020

    The four Planning Commission Public Meeting Dates for 2020 are: >> February 13, 2020 >> May 7, 2020 >> July 16, 2020 >> October 8, 2020 Please Note: These are Tentative Dates. The ...

  • How to set up automatic payments from checking and savings accounts

    Posted March 17, 2020

    Here's the form for automatic payments for water/sewer and tax bills

  • Township and the CoVid 19 Virus

    Posted March 16, 2020

    The Township has taken steps to limit both the public as well as staff possible exposure to the CoVid Virus. (see attached memo)

  • Electronic Waste Disposal

    Posted November 21, 2019

    Goodwill Stores are now accepting "E" Waste for a minor charge.

  • Battery Recycling

    Posted November 5, 2019

    Here is an excellent, informative web-site about battery recycling:

  • Consolidation of Precincts

    Posted October 24, 2019

    Attention residents: The Township board voted to consolidate precincts 1 and 2: anyone who voted at precinct 1 will now vote at precinct 2 (Hurontown fire hall). This move was recommended by the state ...

  • Residential/Commercial Water & Sewer Rates

    Posted May 14, 2019

    At the May 13, 2019 Monthly Board of Trustees Meeting Commercial/Business rate schedule for water and sewer was passed.

  • Water/Sewer and Initial Hook-Up Rates

    Posted March 28, 2019

    As of April 01, 2019 this rate schedule applies.

  • Ord. 147 - Prohibition of Rec. Marajuana

    Posted February 21, 2019

    Ordinance 147, the Prohibition of Recreational Marijuana Establishments has had a first reading on Feb. 19, 2019. The second reading and proposed acceptance will occur at the Township Board of ...

  • Property Tax Payment/Explainations

    Posted July 18, 2018

    Property taxes can be paid in person from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M., Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The Deputy-Treasurer will be present during those times to answer any explicit questions about your ...

  • Monthly Meeting Minutes Availability

    Posted August 2, 2017

    Monthly Board Minutes are available in hard copy at the Township Office located at 47240 Green Acres Road during normal business hours Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm.

  • 2017 - 2022 Recreation Plan

    Posted May 18, 2017

    This 5 year plan was adopted by the Board of Trustees. It will be used for resource allocation and grant pursuance.

  • Limited English Proficiency Plan

    Posted July 26, 2016

    This plan is required by the Federal Government to assist English challenged individuals.