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Posted on: May 20, 2019

2019 PARKS & RECREATION PROGRAM GUIDE

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Information about activities and programs offered at the Portland Community Center, Aquatics Center, Senior Center, and the Bell/Whittington Public Library.

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Posted on: March 31, 2019

PLAN PORTLAND 2040

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The Plan Portland 2040 website provides the latest information about the status of the update on the comprehensive plan, as well information about meetings and other developments. You can also provide input and comments about the development of Plan Portl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

HURRICANE SEASON: JUNE 1 – NOVEMBER 30

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When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast in 2017, it had been 48 years since a major hurricane had devastated the Coastal Bend region of Texas. Harvey was not expected to be a major hurricane. Early predictions indicated a Category 1 or 2 hurricane. But ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

COMMUNITY CENTER EXPANSION & RENOVATION

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See the latest update at the bottom of this update.

In May 2016, Portland voters authorized the City to sell bonds to expand and rehabilitate the Community Center, located at 2000 Billy G. Webb Drive.  The $25,200,000 bond issuance also included t...

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Posted on: July 21, 2018

STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS UNDERWAY

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Street maintenance is one of
the most important services a city can provide to protect property values andenhance the quality of life in a community. This summer, crews are starting
work on this year’s street maintenance and rehabilitation projects. W...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

WATER LOSS IMPROVEMENTS KEEP RATES LOW

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In the past few years, the City of Portland has made tremendous strides in improving the rate of water loss in the city. For water customers, better efficiency in how the City delivers water allows city leaders to keep water rates low. In fact, Portland c...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

PORTLAND TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY TO COMMEMORATE MEMORIAL DAY

Portland, Texas…The City of Portland will host a remembrance ceremony on Sunday, May 26, at 5:30 p.m. to commemorate those who have lost their lives in the service of their country. The ceremony will be held in front of the Portland Police Depa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

A MESSAGE FROM VOESTALPINE

The information below was provided by voestalpine regarding upcoming activity scheduled at their site. The company asked that the City of Portland share the information with the community to help keep citizens informed.

On Thursday, May 23, and Friday May ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

WORK ON LANG ROAD SET TO START ON MONDAY, APRIL 8

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On Monday, April 8, work will begin on Lang Road, from Stark to Midway (CR 79). The contractor will perform repairs to the subgrade and base to stabilize and level the road before applying a two-course seal coat overlay. The project includes culvert insta...

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