Portsmouth Ohio

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Press Releases

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.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:10pm | Press Release

December 15, 2018 - Line up 5:00 p.m. at Portsmouth High School Parking Lot Parade begins at 6:00 p.m. Route - West on Gallia Street, cross Chillicothe Street, ends at Market Street (Valley Wholesale Foods Parking Lot)

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:43pm | Press Release

2018 Leaf Schedule Pick-Up The Portsmouth Public Service Department will be starting its annual leaf pickup on October 29, 2018. The entire City will be covered twice in six weeks according to the following schedule.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:25pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Thursday, September 20th thru Thursday, October 25th. 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.

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:03pm | Press Release

Trick or Treat night in the City of Portsmouth will be Tuesday October 30, 2018 from 5-7 p.m.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 4:34pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth intends to contract for engineering design services in connection with the Mound Park Lighting and Security Project. The estimated cost of this project is approximately $236,000. The project schedule will require final designs completed no later than November 1, 2018. The project completion date for this project is May 24, 2019.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:34am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated leader to act as City Manager. The city manager will build upon the recent progress achieved in our city by working with city and county government to continue the economic development of the city. The city manager will also work to build positive and productive relationships with the Council, staff, and the community to improve public spaces, increase environmental sustainability and encourage community well-being. Further information regarding the responsibilities of the City Manager can be found on the City’s website www.portsmouthoh.org in sections 30, 31 & 34 of the City Charter.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:07pm | Press Release

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:46am | Press Release


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