Roads Department

Roads and Streets Manager

Principle responsibilities of the roads and streets manager are:

  • Is responsible for the care and management of the roads and streets, both paved and gravel, of the Town of Portage.
  • Schedules pothole and damage repairs and grading of shoulders and gravel streets as required.
  • Is responsible for all required new street signing and for the replacement of damaged and faded signs.
  • Is responsible for snow removal on town streets and for mowing of town right-of-ways.
  • Is responsible for the care and maintenance of the town snowplow.
  • Develops contracts detailing requirements for snow removal, street mowing and road repair.
  • In consultation with the town governing body, hires contractors for each work area and provides equipment training where necessary.
  • Develop bidding process for all contracts.
  • Ensure that the governing board approves all contracts and contractors.
  • Serve as town liaison officer with the Box Elder County Road Department and Rocky Mountain Power Company.
  • Is responsible for overseeing the replacement of town street lights.
  • Take the lead role in developing a master plan for maintaining and improving the roads and streets for the citizens of Portage.
  • Oversees the pruning and removal of trees on town property.
  • Serves as town liaison officer to oversee the committees responsible for the Portage Days Celebration.
  • Is responsible for and will be available to sign checks for approved town expenses.

Contact Info

Samantha Britt
Town Council Member: Roads Department