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CHARTER TOWNSHIP of PORTAGE • HOUGHTON COUNTY •  STATE of MICHIGAN

Welcome to the Charter Township of Portage web site. We hope you find the site a source for many of the questions you may have about the Township. The Charter Township of Portage has a land area of 112.6 sq. miles and a water surface area of approximately 3.9 sq. miles with a population of 3,156 comprised of 33% urban and 67% rural residents. The Township sits immediately adjacent to the City of Houghton which is the largest population center in Houghton County and home of Michigan Technological University well known nationally for its engineering programs.

The Township has a great mix of outdoor recreational opportunities. For instance the Pilgrim River Watershed largely located in Portage Township is 15,546 acres in size with a total stream length of 31.8 miles. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan Department of Environ-mental Quality and the Copper Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited have labeled the Pilgrim River Watershed as a healthy, high quality cold water fishery that produces some of the best trout fishing opportunities in all of the Copper Country...
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Special Board of Trustees Meeting at 4:00 P.M.

Santa Arrives - Hurontown Fire Hall

Amended Sewer & Water Ordinance 141

Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report - 2013

Board of Appeals Vacancy
 
Township Offices 

Supervisor

906.482.4310

Bruce Petersen

supervisor@charterportagetwp.org

Clerk

906.482.4310

Jamie Solka

clerk@charterportagetwp.org

Assessor

906.482.4310

Lisa Karrio

lkarrio@gmail.com

Treasurer

906.482.4310

Carol Little

treasurer@charterportagetwp.org

Zoning Administrator

906.231.1391

Jon Marshall

jtmarsh@up.net

Fire Department (Dial 911 for emergencies)

Hurontown Fire Hall

906.482.6042

Marty Raffaelli, Fire Chief

906.482.6042

Otter Lake Fire Hall

906.334.2547

Dave Harris, Fire Chief

906.281.2892

Ted Solden, Secretary

906.334.2794

Forest Hill Cemetery

Cemetery Sexton Cell

906.231.7395

Department of Public Works

Township Office

906.482.4310

Lead DPW Employee Cell

906.281.1483

 
 
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CHARTER TOWNSHIP of PORTAGE

47240 Green Acres Road Houghton, Michigan 49931

(906) 482-4310 tel (906) 482-4942 fax

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