Ferris ChainOn behalf of City Council and the Citizens of the City of Portage la Prairie I am pleased to welcome you to the City of Portage la Prairie Web Site. Located within the heart of the richest agricultural belt in the Province, the economy is driven by a vibrant and progressive agricultural community. In addition, we look to ongoing diversification of the economy. Working diligently with local groups contributing to a quality of life second to none, the City of Portage la Prairie cherishes progress and seizes opportunities that enable our growth. Our City has a wide range of activities and interests, such as lodges, service clubs, youth groups, sports groups, senior citizen clubs, music and art.

Come and explore our “Island in the City” and Stride Place, our recreation multiplex. This beautiful facility comes complete with two arenas, an aquatic centre with a wave pool and water slide, a fitness centre and concessions.  Visit the Portage Arts  Centre and Gift Shop, or spend a leisurely day shopping down Saskatchewan Avenue or in at our mall. Portage la Prairie is certainly a great place to visit or call home.

Mayor Irvine Ferris


LATEST NEWS

Revised Public Notice – Pesticide Control Programs during 2017

Revised Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct the following Pesticide Control Programs during 2017. To reduce the mosquito, black fly, forest tent caterpillar, and elm bark beetle population using the chemicals, Delta Guard 20EW, Pyrate and Bacillus Thuringsis,  for larvaciding; To control vegetation on sidewalks and […]

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Citizens Information for May 23, 2017

Click here to view the May 23, 2017 Citizens Info page.

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National Public Works Week May 21 – 27, 2017

Since the first National Public Works Week celebration in 1960, agencies, municipalities, and regions have used the third full week of May to educate and inform the public about the essential role that public works plays in the quality of their community life. Equally important are promoting the choice of public works as a career […]

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2017 Property Taxes

2017 Property tax statements will be arriving in the mail soon. Taxes are due on July 31, 2017. To avoid waiting in line, we offer a variety of payment options: Telephone or Internet Banking through your Financial Institute (to avoid penalty allow sufficient time for your payment to be received by the City on or […]

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Water Shut Off – 5th Avenue NE

UPDATE: May 19, 2017 – The water has been turned back on in this area. The road is still closed for sewer repairs. The water has been shut off on 5th Avenue NE between 3rd Street NE and Royal Road due to sewer break repairs.

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Water Shut Off / Possible Discolored Water

Due to the replacement of water main lines on 9th Street NW the following disruption in service will/may occur: Water Shut Off Water will be shut off on Saskatchewan Ave from 7th Street W to 10th Street W until further notice. Discolored Water Residents / Businesses in the following areas may experience discolored water Saskatchewan Ave between Tupper […]

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Road closure for sewer line break repairs

Road closure for sewer line break repairs: 5th Ave NE from Midland to 3rd St NE  2nd St NE from 4th Ave NE to Alison Ave

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Hosting Assistance Grant Deadline

Hosting Assistance Grants are offered to encourage local organizations to host events in our City. These grants are accessible to non-profit groups to assist in offsetting their marketing and bid preparation costs to attract public festivals, special events, conferences, sport, art or heritage events. Re-occurring annual events are not eligible. Application deadline for term 2 […]

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2017 Residual Biosolids Application Program

The City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct the 2017 Residual Biosolids Land Application Program commencing in the spring, late summer and fall of 2017. Below you will find the land areas that have been selected for the 2017 Program. Pending soil analysis, biosolids may be applied to the following agricultural lands: LEGAL DESCRIPTION […]

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Road Closure: 4th Street NW

UPDATE: May 10, 2017 – Repairs are complete and the road has re-opened. Road Closure:  4th Street NW between Lorne Ave West and Fisher Ave West is closed due to sewer main break repairs.

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