City Council


  • 6:30 pm
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Portage City Hall-Council Chambers
    6070 Central Avenue
    Portage, IN 46368

Live Stream Meetings

Tune in on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM. Watch the meetings on YouTube.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.



The Portage City Council is the city's governing body and is composed of seven elected members. Each member represents residents in their district. At-large members represent the city as a whole.

2023 City Council Committee Appointments

Budget Committee

  • Deb Podgorski 
  • Scott Williams - Chairperson
  • Collin Czilli

Ordinance Committee

  • Scott Williams 
  • Brian Gulley - Chairperson
  • Debbie Podgorski

Strategic Planning Committee

  • Gina Giese-Hurst - Chairperson
  • Ferdinand Alvarez
  • Pat Clem

Ways & Means Committee

  • Brian Gulley 
  • Pat Clem
  • Gina Giese-Hurst - Chairperson

Redistricting Committee

  • Brian Gulley - Chairperson
  • Scott Williams
  • Ferdinand Alvarez

Liaison Members

  • Scott Williams, Fire Department and Fire Merit Board
  • Gina Giese-Hurst, Park Board
  • Deb Podgorski, Police Department and Police Merit Board
  • Ferdinand Alvarez, Port Authority
  • Brian Gulley, Street Department and Sanitation Department
  • Collin Czilli, Utilities