Due to the winter storm today Wednesday November 26, 2014 the Borough Office will be CLOSED. If you need immediate assistance with a Borough matter you may contact:
Borough Council President Stephanie Steele at (610) 216-6716
Mayor Lance Prator at (570) 856-7368
Head of Streets Department Steve Knott at (570) 242-5578
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY–ALL vehicles must be removed from the Borough streets after 2″ of snowfall. Failure to comply will result in the vehicle being TOWED at the owner’s expense.
Landlords: It is your responsibility to inform your tenants of Borough notices.
By Order of the Portland Borough Council
The Borough of Portland will hold it’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday November 30, 2014 at 7:00pm, downtown Portland. ALL community residents are welcome to attend. To view flyer for the event click on the Community Events tab of website. We look forward to a great evening with our community.
Leaf pick up has been postponed until November 18 and November 19. Have ALL
leaves curbside by 8am. There is no specific route scheduled, we will be to each Borough street ONLY 1 time.
Tuesday November 4, 2014 is election day come out and cast your vote.
Portland’s polling location is at the Borough Office in the Council Chamber, 206 Division Street.
Polls will be open from 7:00am-8:00pm. For more info on voting in PA-
Congratulations Portland! Our newly revised/updated Borough Comprehensive Plan was nominated for an award. The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission recognized many different municipalities and organizations through out the Lehigh Valley on October 23, 2014 on outstanding achievements from comprehensive plans, open space and parks, revitalization programs, just to name a few. Portland WON!! for Best Community Plan 2014 along with RKR Hess & Associates who guided us through our revisions and updates. Thank you to all our Committee members and residents who also assisted throughout the 18 month process. The award pictured will be on display at the Portland Borough Hall, below Mayor Prator receives award.