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July City Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Regular July meeting of the Porter City Council has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 5 at 6:30 PM due to the Independence Day Holiday. The meeting will be held at the council meeting room in the Porter Fire Hall.



Porter City-wide Cleanup Will Be July 26

Citizens of Porter will have the opportunity to dispose of unwanted household items by placing them on their boulevard the evening of July 25 for pickup the morning of July 26. The following items will be accepted: general household items, clothing, shoes, furninture, toys, garden hose, sinks, toilets, small power tools, empty paint cans, carpets.


Please pile any metal items seperately from other items to allow for proper recycling!


Not Accepted: Household Appliances (refrigerators, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, stoves, washers, dryers, furnaces, waterheaters) tires, batterise, used oil, household garbage, leaves and grass.


Trees leaves and grass can hauled to the City of Porter compost site located West of Porter. Please note that the compost site is only for the disposal of trees, leaves, grass and other compostable yard waste. No other disposal at the compost site is allowed.


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Changes in Porter Recycling Program Begin July 15, 2016

Begining on July 15, 2016, Olson Sanitation will begin picking up curbside recycling every other Friday morning. Please note that this does not change garbage pickup which will continue to take place every Tuesday morning.


The Schedule for Recycling pickup is as follows:

July 15, 29

August 12, 26

September 9, 23

October 7, 21

November 4, 18

December 2, 16, 30

January 13, 27, 2017

Scheduled pickups will continue every other Friday.



Consumer Confidence Report Released

The 2015 Porter City Water System Consumer Confidence Report has been published. To view the report click on "City Government" under the Explore Porter heading and then click on the "City Reports" link.



Porter Community Hall Shadow Boxes Complete

New shadow boxes have been built in the Porter Community Hall and will be used to display memorabilia from Porter's past. If you have any items you wish to donate to the city to have displayed, please contact any city council member. Original or high-quality newspaper articles will be accepted.



Porter Community Hall Information

Check out the new area of our website with information about the Porter Community Hall. www.portermn.org/porterhall



Porter Event Photos

Do you have photos of Harvest Festival, the Porter Auction or other events? Email them to josh@portermn.org with caption descriptions and they will get posted to the Porter Website!



Keeping The Community Informed Has Never Been Easier

Now it is even easier to pass the word about events in Porter and the surrounding area. Simply fill out the information form at the bottom of the all new Community Events and Calendar Page and submit your event. Your submission will be validated and posted to the calendar promptly!



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