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Friday, May 31, 2019 - 12:18pm | Press Release

The Portsmouth Municipal Court and the City of Portsmouth are hosting a cleanup day on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. We urge all citizens to clean up their homes, neighborhoods, alleys and streets and then bring the items to dumpsters which will be located at the City Building at 728 2nd Street Portsmouth or East High School Football Field. No paints or No Flammables.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:13pm | Press Release

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 2:36pm | Press Release

Trick or Treat will be held in The City of Portsmouth and Scioto County on October 31, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 2:25pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Tuesday April 16th through May 21, 2019. 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. See schedule below.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 2:50pm | Press Release

Arbor Day/Earth Day event will be held in Tracy Park from noon until 3:00. Set up will begin between 10:30 - 11:00 This event is free to the public.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:24am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Pool Lifeguards for the 2019 summer season at the McKinley Pool. Applications will be accepted through April 12, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:19am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Pool Manager for the 2019 summer season at the McKinley Pool until April 12, 2019.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:05am | Press Release

Applications are being accepted until April 15th by the Portsmouth Public Service Department for seasonal workers. Workers will be assigned to various divisions within the Service department.

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:50am | Press Release

The Hotel/Motel Tax Application will be available on the city's website Friday February 1, 2019. The completed application must be turned in to the City Clerk's office by noon (12:00 p.m.) on February 28, 2019.

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 3:56pm | Press Release

THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019 AT 1:00 P.M. IN THE CITY ENGINEERING OFFICE 728 SECOND STREET, ROOM 25, PORTSMOUTH, OHIO 45662: Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority wishes to construct a multi-family residential building on the parcel that contains 45 units (a mix of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units). The building will also have common areas and meeting/office space. The parking lot will contain 50-60 spaces. The target population will be 18-24 year olds and young families. Shawnee Family Heath Center will provide supportive services. They are also seeking to have an easement to property from Thomas Ave. YOU MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING TO EXPRESS YOUR COMMENTS. PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR LANDLORD IF YOU LIVE IN RENTAL PROPERTY. COMMENTS/ QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT 740-354-7557.


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