Portsmouth Ohio

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Press Releases

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm | Press Release

Effective July 13, 2020 the Portsmouth City Building will be closing at 2:00 p.m. daily due to the local increase in COVID cases.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:45am | Press Release

UPDATE We have been in contact with the Portsmouth City Health Department and the City Solicitor and it has been brought to our attention that our meetings should NOT be open to the public. City Council will meet on Monday July 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. but it will be closed to the public. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:33am | Press Release

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 12:08pm | Press Release

Portsmouth Public Service Department Applications are being accepted until May 29th by the Portsmouth Public Service Department for seasonal workers. Workers will be assigned to various divisions within the Service department. Applications may be obtained at the Service department Located at 55 Mary Ann Street, Portsmouth, Ohio. Questions may be answered by calling 740-354-7766. The City of Portsmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 12:05pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Lifeguards for the 2020 Summer season at the McKinley Pool. Applications can be obtained at the City Garage, 55 Mary Ann St. Portsmouth, Ohio, or on the city’s website at: www.portsmouthoh.org under applications. Applications will be accepted thru May 29th, 2020.

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 3:42pm | Press Release

The Portsmouth City Council will be meeting on Monday July 13, 2020 at Shawnee State University Center at 6:00 p.m. Thank you to Dr. Bauer for allowing City Council to use this facility so that there will be plenty of room to spread out to the required social distance.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 6:48pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth is seeking proposals from experienced skatepark design-build teams to provide services to plan, produce schematic design, final design and construct a reinforced concrete skatepark complex at Weghorst Park in the City of Portsmouth.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 5:36pm | Press Release

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:26pm | Press Release

March 23, 2020 Per City Manager Sutherland, the following employees are considered essential employees and will follow the below schedule: All First Responders and Dispatchers – following regular schedule Water Department - following regular schedule Sewer Department - following regular schedule Sanitation Department - following regular schedule Engineering/Building Department - Will be closed to the public, but will accept telephone calls and plans can be deposited in a box located outside of the Department. There will be a hold on permits and inspections unless it is an emergency. City Manager's Office, City Clerk's Office and Community Development Office - Closed to the public, but will accept telephone calls and emails. To all Portsmouth City Employees, if your job is not listed on here, please check with your Department Head. The City of Portsmouth will be minimizing on-site staff, but will strive to handle issues as they occur. We appreciate ALL of our employees and our goal is to limit the exposure to COVID-19. We ask everyone to be patient and we encourage all citizens to practice social distancing and heed the Ohio Department of Health and...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 1:41pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Lifeguards for the 2020 Summer season at the McKinley Pool.


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