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Government

The City of Portage, the seat for Columbia County, is a full-service municipality, providing a range of excellent public services, such as street maintenance, refuse and recycling, library, water, public safety and recreation. Municipal government for the City of Portage consists of a Mayor, City Administrator, Business Development & Planning Director, and nine elected alderpersons.

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Portage City Hall is located at 115 West Pleasant Street and is home to all municipal services, including the Portage Police and Fire Department, and home to many daily activities for older adults in Portage with a Lunch Bunch, where older adults can enjoy a nutritious and complete meal with others in a group while playing cards or bingo. Seniors and Law Enforcement are working together through TRIAD to enhance their quality of life, and to see that their needs are met in their community.

Citizens have further access to information regarding city projects, “green” initiatives, city services and programs, meeting minutes, community events and much more by visiting the City of Portage online at www.portagewi.gov or contacting one of the departments listed to learn more:

City Hall
115 W. Pleasant St.
608-742-2176

Portage Fire Department
119 W. Pleasant St.
608-742-2172

Portage Police Department
117 W. Pleasant St.
608-742-2174

Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department
806 Silver Lake Dr.
608-742-2178

Water Department
135 Northridge Dr.
608-742-4727

Portage Public Library
253 W. Edgewater St.
608-742-4959

Portage Municipal Airport
1011 Silver Lake Dr.
608-742-3300

Columbia County Sheriff’s Department
711 E. Cook St.
608-742-4166

Columbia County Courthouse
400 DeWitt St.
608-742-2191

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