The City of Portland is one of 22 Michigan Cities that has an Income Tax. In Portland these funds are used for paving, curb and gutter, sidewalks, street lights, and related water and sewer infrastructure improvements.
The City of Portland uses funds collected from City Income Tax for street improvements. The dollar amount varies year to year, depending on income. The net income available for street projects has averaged $569,433 per year between 1996-2009.