Portsmouth Ohio

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Press Releases

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:03pm | Press Release

Proposed 1 mill or 1.5 mill tax levy

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 3:59pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Tuesday, September 21, 2021 thru Tuesday October 26, 2021. During periods of flushing, customers may experience loss of water/low pressure/colored water for a period of time. When flushing is completed, customers should notice an improvement in their water service. Schedule attached.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 3:56pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth is now accepting demolition bids for 3 properties in the City of Portsmouth. Please pick up the bid packets in the Engineering Department located at 728 2nd Street, Portsmouth, Ohio. Sealed bids must be placed by 9:00 A.M. on September 24, 2021. For any questions please contact: Andy Gedeon, Code Enforcement Officer (740) 351-1327

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 3:57pm | Press Release

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:06pm | Press Release

Nuisance Board of Appeals - Date: August 6, 2021 - 2:00 P.M. - 728 2nd Street, Room 25 - Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:58pm | Press Release

August 3, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. In accordance with Section 4 of the City’s Charter, City Council requested a special meeting of Council for the purpose of withdrawing Ordinance 22 that was passed by Council on 4-12-2021 regarding Wholesale Electricity Purchase/Renewable Energy Program and further proposing an Opt-Out Electric Service Aggregation Program.

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:56pm | Press Release

Request for a variance for a single-family home located at 2311 Timlin Hill, to allow for more than 4 boarders, and become a boarding house.

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:22pm | Press Release

Portsmouth will host both 2021 Regional and Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO Track & Field) Participants choosing to compete in the OSO Track & Field must register with OSO. Athletes who seek qualification for the 2022 National Senior Games in Fort Laurderdale, Florida must register for the event with OSO Participants choosing to compete in the Southern Ohio Senior Games Track & Field events must register with SOSG Participants may choose to participate in both OSO and SOSG but may not participate in the same event. Both registrations must be completed and the participant is subject to both fees. Register now for the Southern Ohio Senior Games: southernohioseniorgames.org Register for Ohio Senior Olympics Track & Field: Ohio.nsga.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:14pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be having Trick or Treat on Saturday October 30, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:53pm | Press Release

REVIEW OF THE DESIGNATED OUTDOOR REFRESHMENT AREA (DORA) The Mayor of the City of Portsmouth has called for a Public Hearing on July 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Portsmouth Municipal Building at 728 2nd Street Portsmouth, Ohio. This hearing is to review the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) that was passed by City Council on August 24, 2020 and to provide businesses and citizens an opportunity to present comments or concerns regarding the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area.


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