City of Portage, Indiana

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



A city engineer provides technical assistance, guidance and expertise for many City Boards and Departments.  The City Engineer serves in the following capacities:

  • Traffic Engineer
  • Engineer for the Utility Service Board
  • Engineer for the Plan Commission
  • Engineer for the Port Authority
  • Engineer for the Redevelopment Commission
  • Engineer for the Board of Public Works and Safety 

City of Portage engineering duties include:

  • Conducting traffic studies, drainage and sanitary studies
  • Reviewing site and subdivision plans for adequacy and accuracy
  • Obtain permits from governmental entities such as IDNR, IDEM and the USCOE
  • Design, manage and inspect city construction projects
  • Inspect private developer construction projects
  • Grant development and administration
  • Manage consultants, contractors and sub-contractors
  • Issue Right-of-Way cut permits


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Sandy Kolb,
Project Manager

City Hall
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6070 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
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