City of Portage, Indiana

We are a community of hard working people with a commitment to keeping our city safe, clean, and prosperous.


Office of the Clerk-Treasurer

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Nina Rivas

Duties of the Clerk-Treasurer's Office 

  • The fiscal officer is head of the city department of finance.  The fiscal officer shall: 
    • Receive and care for all city money and pay the money out only on order of the approving body.
    • Keep accounts showing when and from what sources the fiscal officer has received city money and when and to whom the fiscal officer has paid out city money.
    • Prescribe payroll and account forms for all city offices.
    • Prescribe the manner in which creditors, officers, and employees shall be paid.
    • Manage the finances and accounts of the city and make investments of city money.
    • Prepare for the legislative body the budget estimates of miscellaneous revenue, financial statements, and proposed tax rate.
    • Issue all licenses authorized by statute and collect the fees fixed by ordinance.
  • Serve as clerk of the board of public works by attending meetings, preparing agendas, and recordings proceedings.
  • Serve as clerk of the city legislative body under IC 36-4-6-9 and maintain custody of its records.
  • Keep the city seal.
  • Ambulance Billing and Collection.
  • Utility Billing and Collection.
  • Complete fourteen (14) hours of training courses within one (1) year; and thirty-six (36) hours of training within three (3) years.


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Nina Rivas,

6070 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
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  • Phone: (219) 762-2016
  • Phone: (219) 762-7784
  • Fax: (219) 763-9607
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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