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Inclement Weather Closure


Due to inclement weather, City Hall will be closed tomorrow, 2/11/2021, to walk in traffic for the safety of our customers. City staff will be present to answer customer phone calls.

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Winter Weather Approaching


This afternoon, City officials participated in a conference call with Paducah National Weather Service and other regional officials in regard to an update on impending winter weather. As of now, National Weather Service expects our area to experience between 0.25 and 0.50 inches of freezing rain through Thursday evening. Keep in mind these are early predictions and could possibly be higher. Our area is expected to reach record low temperatures following this weather event. Portageville will experience temperature within the single digits throughout the weekend.

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Public Notice Regarding Dispatch


Updated 12/17/20 @ 4:00 p.m. to reflect change in trial period dates

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Invitation To Bid - Safety Dinner


The City of Portageville is seeking bids to cater their Safety Award Dinner on Thursday, December 3, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Rachel Wrather, City Clerk, at City Hall in Portageville at 573-379-5789, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Bids must be received at City Hall by Thursday, October 29, 2020 by 4:30 p.m.

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Use Tax on November Ballot


Dear Citizens of Portageville,

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Unused Equipment Auction


The Portageville Board of Alderman voted to list several items of old, unused equipment up for auction on The items can be viewed and bid on at

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COVID-19 Spike In Area


The City of Portageville has seen a troubling recent spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in and around our community.  The City is working with County and State officials to monitor the situation and develop responses to combat this situation.

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Extra Waste Pick-Up Policy


On Monday, July 6, 2020 the Portageville Board of Alderman passed a new ordinance that established a new policy for picking up extra waste within the City of Portageville. For items other than residential trash pick-up, a sticker will now have to be purchased at City Hall. A price list has been established for items that are frequently requested for pick-up.

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2019 Annual Water Quality Report


The 2019 Annual Water Quality Report is available on our website. To access the report, please visit the Water Department page or click HERE.

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Phase One - Reopening Missouri Extended Through June 15, 2020


Governor Parsons has extended Phase One - Reopening Missouri through June 15, 2020.

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Seeking Applicants For School Resource Officer


The City of Portageville is currently seeking applications for the position of School Resource Officer within the Portageville School District. Starting pay is $15.25 per hour, but is negotiable based on prior experience.

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The City of Portageville is now accepting applications for Summer Help positions. Chosen applicants will work up to 30 hours a week at $9.45 per hour beginning June 1, 2020.  Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 301 E Main Street, Portageville, Mo. or accessed online by clicking HERE. All applications should be labled "Summer Help" and turned into City Hall at the above-mentioned address no later than Friday, May 15, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. 

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