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Portage Area Planning Commission
The Portage Area Regional Planning Commission was created on August 7, 1962, per Ordinance 241, by Portage Borough.  The Planning Commission consists of five members serving a five year term, appointed by Borough Council.  The Planning Commission is also comprised of five members serving a five year term from Portage Township. 
 
The Planning Commission was created to identify existing problems and/or constraints within Portage Borough and Portage Township and to develop mechanisms and policies that will promote sound "growth management" in support of economic development.  The Commission represents a concerted effort by elected and appointed officials.  The Planning Commissions goal is to increase economic development and strengthen the regional planning process.
 
In 2001,  the Cambria County Planning Commission prepared "The Portage Area Region Comprehensive Plan" that is available for review in the Portage Borough Administration Building
 

 Meeting Dates

 
The Planning Commission meets
every second Monday of the month
at 7:00 p.m. at the Portage Township
Municipal Building.  There is
no meeting in July or December.
 
 

 Members

 
Members
 
Joseph Beyer               
Chairperson                    
 
 
Board Members:
Steve Nagy            Rick Nagy                David Hayes
 
Blaise Michaels      Mark Leturgey         Ray Kargo
 
Kami Lidwell          Mrshall McCabe        Evelyn Hutsky