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Welcome to Porter, Minnesota

Since its founding in 1881, Porter has been a small town with big ambitions, a place its residents are proud to call home! The goal of your local government is to utilize our website to communication and maintain transparency with citizens and promote our community and all that it offers to visitors.

In the know...

Cancelled - Special Council Meeting 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the special city council meeting that was scheduled for August 28 has been cancelled. The engineering report will be presented at a later date.

September City Council Meeting 

The September City Council meeting will be at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, September 5 at the Porter Fire Hall meeting room. The change in date is due to the federal Labor Day holiday.

2023 Porter Harvest Festival - Thank You

The Porter City Council would like to take the opportunity to thank all of those who volunteered their time to help plan and staff the events of our 2023 Porter Harvest Festival. Your contribution to events like this, is what makes our community a place that people of all ages love to call home, regardless if they reside within the city limits or have moved off to distant places. Thank you for all that you do!

Vehicles within Porter City Limits Must be Licensed and Operable

The City of Porter has been receiving complaints regarding junk vehicles being stored within the Porter City limits. In accordance with Chapter 90 of the City of Porter, Minnesota Ordinances, vehicles that are not properly licensed, or that are not in street operable condition, and are being stored outdoors are considered a Junk Vehicle and are in violation of city and state laws. The City will begin enforcement of its junk and nuisance ordinances as defined in Chapter 90.

City of Porter Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report

The City of Porter's annual Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report for 2022 is available in the City Reports section of our website.

Street Side Recycling Pickup

Recyclables can be placed street side every other Friday for pickup by Olson Sanitation. The pickup schedule is available here.

Property Available for Development

The City of Porter is offering two residential properties that are shovel-ready for development. The properties can be purchased individuals as quarter-acre lots, or as a single half-acre lot. These properties are located just half a block from the park and are an ideal location to raise your family, or spend your retirement!

As an added bonus, the City of Porter is offering a rebate program if a home is built on these properties within one year of purchase. The rebates offered may refund you for up to the full purchase price of the property purchased!

More details are available on the Make Porter Home page.

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