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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:18am | Press Release

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:13am | Press Release

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 5:50pm | Press Release

The Leadership Team is made of of policy and decision makers. These individuals have the capability to change procedures when necessary and can make changes from the top. The Active Community Team is a cross-sector team of stakeholders who work collectively to: foster a learning environment that encourages an interdisciplinary approach to meeting the needs of children and families, reducing the siloing of services identify and respond to: gaps in the availability, accessibility, and alignment of services for children and families involved with the dependency court and child welfare systems. needed systems reforms and supportive community services needed in preventing child maltreatment Advocate for, facilitates access to, and participants in multidisciplinary trainings to enhance capacity to better meet child and family needs, including training on trauma-informed care and reflective practice. Install new policies/procedures at the local level that reinforce and sustain best practices across systems. Talking about the Active Community Team (ACT), this team will consist of a lot of individuals around our community. This team will not work directly with the families...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:46pm | Press Release

NOTICE TO CITY OF PORTSMOUTH: Weeds behind any property are the responsibility of the owner or renter from the fence line to the alley. The City of Portsmouth Sanitation Department is experiencing problems with having a clear path to empty the trash cans and the city is asking for the cooperation of the property owners or renters to make sure that the area is clear. Be advised failure to comply could result in fees as described below, however that is something the city would like to avoid if at all possible. 941.20 WEEDS, GRASS, VINES, BRUSH AND SHRUBBERY; MAINTENANCE. (a) No person being the owner, occupant, lessee, tenant or agent of any property located within the City shall allow noxious or unsightly weeds or grass to grow to a height of six inches. Furthermore, no owner, occupant, lessee, tenant or agent shall allow the growth of any unkempt vines, brush, or shrubbery or tree limbs to grow onto any easement or right of way whose presence creates a nuisance or a health or safety concern. This includes prohibiting the discharge of grass clippings and debris onto City streets and alleyways while mowing. As used in this section, “property” also includes that portion...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 12:52pm | Press Release

All contractors doing work in the City of Portsmouth need to register for 2021. Documents required: Current bond (original bond), Liability Insurance, Workers Comp Certificate, and any State Licenses. The fee is $100.00 per discipline.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 3:16pm | Press Release

The City Building will be closed in observance of President's Day

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 5:26pm | Press Release

Table of Contents 1. Notice of Request for Proposals 2. Request for Proposals Section 1 - Introduction Section 2 - Scope of Service Section 3 - RFP Submittal Requirements Section 4 - Selection of Consultant Section 5 - Available Materials

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 10:46am | Press Release

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:09pm | Press Release

The Municipal Building at 728 2nd Street will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day on Wednesday November 11, 2020.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:38pm | Press Release

2020 Leaf Pickup Schedule The Portsmouth Public Service Department will be starting its annual leaf pickup on October 26, 2020. The entire City will be covered twice in six weeks according to the following schedule. Citizens are asked to rake their leaves in the street next to the curb at least one day ahead of the schedule. Please rake leaves separately from brush or other objects and if you have bagged leaves place them where you place your garbage, but separate from the garbage. Residents are asked to move their cars on the day of their scheduled leaf pickup. Especially, if your street is narrow (EXAMPLE: 1100 Block & 1200 Block 22nd Street). Leaves that are under cars WILL NOT be picked up until the next scheduled day. If you are using a landscaping company to collect your leaves or hire someone to rake them, then they are responsible for removing the leaves from your property. Thank you for your cooperation in this endeavor. The dates are tentative, because we may be delayed by the weather, quantity of leaves, or equipment failure.

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