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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Request for Proposals: Former Lullabye Site Redevelopment, 1017 3rd St.

The City of Stevens Point is soliciting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 1017 Third St., a property on the north side of the City’s downtown, along Centerpoint Dr. between the historic buildings in downtown & residential homes to the north.

Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes or boxes by 4:00 PM on June 28, 2018

More Information The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Stevens Point (the “RA”) is soliciting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of a ...Read More Read the RFP for Complete Information (pdf)
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Building Permits Required for Fences & Driveways

To obtain a fence or driveway permit, now required by the Inspection Department, complete the "building" section of the building permit application and bring that, along with a site plan outlining the proposed improvements, to the Inspection Dept. office.

Fencing standards exist under the building code section 30.04(3) and driveway standards exist under the zoning code 23.01(14(i).

Per...Read More

Get More Building Permit Info.

Employees

3 Stories
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Semi-Annual Enrollment for Deferred Compensation Program

The Deferred Compensation Representative will be here for a semi-annual enrollment and review of the Nationwide Deferred Compensation Program for the City of Stevens Point employees. You can schedule your appointment online or stop in to visit with him.

You can schedule your own appointment with the Representative by going to http://stevenspoint.MyRetirementAppt.com, or stop in to visit with him when he is in your building (see schedule below). If you are currently participating in the Deferred...Read More
Posted on: June 5, 2018

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The June, 2018 EAP Connection and Health Newsletter have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascension Employer Solutions.

Visit the City Employee Website
Posted on: November 17, 2017

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The November 2017 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Free Online Financial Fitness Program, WRS Contribution Rates to Decrease, New Video Series: Your Health Benefits in Retirement, and Information for Domestic Partners.

Read the Nov. WRS Newsletter

Forestry

1 Story
Posted on: June 13, 2018

City of Stevens Point Continues Treating Ash Street Trees

Emerald ash borer was found in Stevens Point in 2016. On Mon., June 18, City Forestry personnel and Trugreen will begin treating 550 ash trees in the rights-of-way. Residents who have ash trees on their property should look into having the trees treated.

Trees smaller than about ten inches in diameter can be successfully treated with products bought at home and garden centers. Products such as Ortho Bug B Gone Year Long Tree and Shrub Insect Control, or Bayer Advanced Tree and Shrub Protection are exampl...Read More

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Garbage & Recycling

2 Stories
Posted on: June 12, 2018

July 4 (Week of July 2-7) Garbage & Recycling Schedule

We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 2. We'll collect Wednesday's garbage route & recycling route #4 on Tuesday, July 3. There will be no collection on Wednesday, July 4. There are no other changes to the schedule.

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Curbside Compost Collection Program

Rising Sand Organics will pick up 5 gallon buckets of food waste that households & businesses leave at the curb. They'll swap full buckets for a clean, empty ones. The buckets have screw-top lids that seal in odors & allow for easy handling & cleaning.

Rising Sand Organics, a new cooperative farm located in Custer, is collaborating with Whitefeather Organics and Central Rivers Farmshed to bring curbside compost collection to the Stevens Point area. 

UWSP waste management students helped get the ...Read More


Home Page News

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

July 4 (Week of July 2-7) Garbage & Recycling Schedule

We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 2. We'll collect Wednesday's garbage route & recycling route #4 on Tuesday, July 3. There will be no collection on Wednesday, July 4. There are no other changes to the schedule.

Posted on: June 11, 2018

Curbside Compost Collection Program

Rising Sand Organics will pick up 5 gallon buckets of food waste that households & businesses leave at the curb. They'll swap full buckets for a clean, empty ones. The buckets have screw-top lids that seal in odors & allow for easy handling & cleaning.

Rising Sand Organics, a new cooperative farm located in Custer, is collaborating with Whitefeather Organics and Central Rivers Farmshed to bring curbside compost collection to the Stevens Point area. UWSP waste management students helped get the program...Read More
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Consider Serving on Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission

We have a vacancy on our Historic Preservation & Design Review Commission. City residents with an interest in landmarks preservation, architectural & urban design, etc may apply online. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor & confirmed by the Council.

See the Committee Application (pdf)
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Request for Proposals: Former Lullabye Site Redevelopment, 1017 3rd St.

The City of Stevens Point is soliciting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 1017 Third St., a property on the north side of the City’s downtown, along Centerpoint Dr. between the historic buildings in downtown & residential homes to the north.

Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes or boxes by 4:00 PM on June 28, 2018

More Information The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Stevens Point (the “RA”) is soliciting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of a ...Read More Read the RFP for Complete Information (pdf)
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #26 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his special guest Greg Wright discuss CREATE Portage County and its programs and services, including the IDEA Center and the Levitt Amp Concert Series.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
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See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Division St. & North Point Dr. Intersection Closed June 7 - Aug. 30

American Asphalt closed the Division St. (Business 51) and North Point Dr. intersection on Thursday, June 7. Both ramps from I-39 to Division St. are closed. The closure is expected to last until August 30, 2018.

Northbound traffic is detoured to the Highway 66 West/Main Street exit. Southbound traffic is detoured to the Highway 66 East/Stanley Street exit. The closure on the east side of the intersection is located at Sentry Insurance’s westernmost dr...Read More See the Detour Map (pdf)

Job Opportunities

1 Story
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Help Wanted: Pool Lifeguards

The City is taking applications for part-time, seasonal Lifeguards. Must have a current First Aid Certification, Professional/Community CPR/AED, & Lifeguard Training Certification. $9.79/hour. Apply by June 29.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Minutes

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

New Minutes Posted at StevensPoint.com/minutes

June's City of Stevens Point Board, Commission, and Committee minutes, and May's Common Council minutes have been posted.

See the Minutes in our Archive

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

5 Stories
Posted on: June 19, 2018

June 19 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The June 19 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, June 20 at 5:00 pm & 10:00 pm, and Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: June 19, 2018

June 18 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The June 18 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, June 19 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, June 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: June 12, 2018

June 11 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The June 11 City Committee & Special Council meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, June 13 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, June 13 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #26 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his special guest Greg Wright discuss CREATE Portage County and its programs and services, including the IDEA Center and the Levitt Amp Concert Series.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: May 7, 2018

WSNP-LP Website & Mobile App Players Receive Upgrades

The City's FM radio station, WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, can be heard on the City's website using any browser, and free mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone/iPad users. The apps make it easier to listen on mobile devices and have just been upgraded.

"People have another way to keep up with all of the great things going on in Stevens Point by listening to our radio station online - from anywhere in the country," said Mayor Mike Wiza. "Not only can they hear the great music, but also Tal...Read More

Get More Info about WSNP-LP

Parks & Rec

3 Stories
Posted on: May 29, 2018

2018 City Band Concert Schedule

Free City Band concerts are held Wednesday evenings, June 6 - August 1, at 7:00 PM at the bandshell at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. (In case of rain, the concerts are held in the gymnasium at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School.)

2018 City Band Concert Schedule City Band concerts are held Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM at the bandshell at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. 

  • June 6: Timely Tunes 
  • June 13: Locomotion 
  • June 20: A Really Big Shew...
See the 2017 Concert Schedule

Posted on: May 3, 2018

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

We can offer you great savings on tickets to Noah's Ark, Mount Olympus, Great America, and the Milwaukee Zoo. We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards. Save 22-74% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Mead Tennis Courts OPEN

The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts and the Mead Park tennis courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of conditions.)

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Police

2 Stories
Posted on: June 12, 2018

June 12 Armed Robbery, Police Seeking Information

The Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery which took place earlier today at approx. 12:08 AM in the 1800 block of Wyatt Ave. Police are looking for further information, which may be submitted anonymously to Crimestpoppers.

The victim indicated he was approached by two male subjects, one armed with a handgun. The victim reported one suspect pointed the handgun at the Victim and demanded everything in the victim’s possession. After receiving the victim’...Read on...
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Police Department 2017 Annual Report

The Police Dept. Annual Report contains a Crime Summary; Arrest Summary; Strategic Direction; Staff Roster; and reports from Administrative Services, Operations, Emergency Management & Civilian Services, Fleet Maintenance, SWAT, and other important info.

Read the Report (pdf)

Road Construction/Closings

2 Stories
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Church St. Construction & Detour June 25 - 29

On Monday, June 25, 5 AM - 8 PM, both northbound lanes on Church St., Michigan Ave. north to Heffron will be closed to through traffic. 8 PM Monday, June 25 to 3 PM Friday, June 29, northbound traffic will be restricted to one lane on Church (no detour).

These closures are weather dependent for both the utility work and the restoration of the concrete surfaces. Detour Map for Monday, June 25 See Detour Map
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Division St. & North Point Dr. Intersection Closed June 7 - Aug. 30

American Asphalt closed the Division St. (Business 51) and North Point Dr. intersection on Thursday, June 7. Both ramps from I-39 to Division St. are closed. The closure is expected to last until August 30, 2018.

Northbound traffic is being detoured to the Highway 66 West/Main Street exit. Southbound traffic is being detoured to the Highway 66 East/Stanley Street exit. The closure on the east side of the intersection is located at Sentry Insurance’s we...Read More See the Detour Map (pdf)

Transit

2 Stories
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program June 7 - August 31. Youth age 18 and under can ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.

Get More City Bus Information
Posted on: June 1, 2018

North Point Bus Route Detour June - August

Due to the closing of the Division St. and North Point Drive Intersection, Central Transit buses will detour using Maria Dr, 2nd St N, and Northpoint Dr. There will be no request stops at Sentry Insurance (1800 North Point Dr.) during the construction.

See the Detour Map (pdf)

Winter Sports

1 Story
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas CLOSED for the Season

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas are CLOSED for the Season. Thank you for a great year!



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