The City of Portland was recently awarded a grant through a healthy communities initiative administered by the Indiana State Department of Health to develop a Community-Wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. 13 communities around the state received similar grants in recent years.
In partnership with Jay County government and a Community Advisory Committee, ...
The City of Portland recently received a 50/50 Community Crossings Matching Grant in the amount of $239,205.00. The grant money will be used for resurfacing of Industrial Drive and Wayne Street with the addition on updating curb ramps. It is estimated that this project will start early summer and be completed by early fall.
Upgrades continue at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Some of the upgrades include Final Clarifier tanks and an oxidation ditch. Other improvements include pump station upgrades, sewer separations and replace catch basins.