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Posted on: August 1, 2019

THE MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO PAY YOUR UTILITY BILL

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Already have an account? Go straight to Online Payments.

The City of Portland is making it more convenient for you to pay your utility bill—without any fees. We accept MasterCard and Visa credit/debit cards. Payments are received immediately.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

ANNEXATION 2019

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In May 2019, the cities of Portland and Corpus Christi announced that they had finalized a cession agreement that grants additional extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) to Portland.  The agreement includes 235 acres north and east of the city, and...

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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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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 the reconstruction of the Sports Complex and Municip...

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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: August 20, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing on Budget

The City Council for the City of Portland, Texas, will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Operating Budget on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 1900 Billy G. Webb, Portland...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Notice of 2019 Tax Year Property Tax Rate for City of Portland

A tax rate of $0.659500 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of Portland. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governin...

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