The Stevens Point Redevelopment Authority seeks proposals for the purchase of vacant property at 101 Georgia St. and construction of a single family home there. Buyers must be able to complete construction within 18 months of the transfer of the property.
Funds are available for downtown commercial façade building restoration & renovation improvements. Grant application & design review can be approved prior to construction season. Grants can potentially cover 40% of total project costs. Apply by May 25.
The April 2018 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.
The 2018 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is your opportunity to earn valuable Health Savings Account dollars by completing a few simple objectives. Ministry Medical Group will visit locations weekly to assist you with your wellness needs.
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.
A group called the Volunteer Fire Fighters Alliance is currently soliciting funds in the area.This group does not represent the City nor the Stevens Point Fire Dept.Volunteer Fire Fighters Alliance DOES NOT have permission to solicit funds under our name.
Reports indicate this group is asking businesses to buy ad space to support local fire departments and calls individuals asking to support their community through monetary donations. Again we would like to impress that the Stevens Point Fire Department do...Read on...
Mayor Wiza will hold a Public Info. Meeting on Thurs., April 26 at 6: 00 pm atthe Idea Ctr., 1039 Ellis St, to provide information about a proposed Parklet Program and to seek feedback from residents, business owners and users. The public is welcome.
Monday, April 16, the Stevens Point Common Council voted to create the Bicycle and Pedestrian Street Safety Commission, which will take the place of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee formed by Mayor Wiza in 2015.
Mayor Wiza says, "Soon after being elected as Mayor, I created several committees to advise the City and me on important issues relating to various fields. I recognize that I am not an expert in all things and felt it was critical to have input from ...Read More
One of 4 Wild Spots to See this Spring, the Green Circle "extends 27.5 miles around Stevens Point, linking scenic natural areas along the Wisconsin & Plover Rivers as it winds through forests, parks & wetlands, a good bet for an adventure on two wheels."
UWSP has partnered with bike-share company Spin to provide 125 orange shareable bikes on campus. Beginning April 2, anyone, even non-students, can use one of the bikes. Rides can be paid for in 30-minute increments or via an unlimited ride monthly pass.
Cost of Riding the Spin Share Bikes
These Full-Time, Seasonal employees perform a wide variety of tasks supporting a comprehensive Urban Forestry program. They work as crew members or alone (as required for best efficiency). Supervised by the City Forester or on-site by the City Arborist.
Utilities Dept. seeks seasonal grounds keeper. Responsibilities: operate & maintain lawn mowers, weed control equipment etc.Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record, & be at least 17 years old. $10 / hour, 20-40 hours / week. Apply by 4/27.
Provides general maintenance, repair, & horticultural activities in park facilities and assigned areas. Responsible for the upkeep, appearance, improvements, safety, cleanup & maintenance of indoor/outdoor facilities & parks. Apply by 4 pm, April 26.
Law Enforcement position involves protection of life & property, crime prevention, crime investigation, responding to traffic accidents and other police matters, providing assistance and needed services to the public, and more. Apply by 4 pm, April 25.
The April 17 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, April 18 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, and Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 am.
The April 17 City Council & Committee Reorganization Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, April 18 at 6:50 & 11:50 pm, and Thursday, April 19 at 9:20 am.
The April 16 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, April 17 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 am.
In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his special guests continue discussing their 2017 trip to our Sister City, Rostov Veliky, Russia.
Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:
The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.) The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. MEAD Park Courts are NOT open.
The Stevens Point Sculpture Park is accepting submissions of sculpture work for their annual, three-year outdoor sculpture exhibition. A local jury will choose pieces for display from August 2018 through August 2021. Deadline to apply is May 25, 2018.
The Heartland Bike Club has agreed to raise money for the SPPD to purchase a Trek Police Electric Edition patrol bike, a specially-built mountain bike with a small electric motor to allow the bike to go faster with less effort by the Police Officer.
The Stevens Point Police Dept.'s new K-9 Program (except personnel) is paid for through the generosity of individual citizens, groups, and local business owners. We need your donations to help pay for the dog's training, vet bills, food, and equipment.
Don't let the oncoming snow storm fill you with dread. Lock your attention on the 2018 Riverfront Rendezvous Schedule, with The Original Wailers on Friday, June 29, featuring Bob Marley's Grammy-nominated and Platinum Award winning guitarist Al Anderson!
Stevens Point Transit and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Portage Co. have merged their transportation services. Their new name, "Central Transportation," is meant to convey that they are a “One Call Transportation Center” for Portage County.
Area residents have received fake calls stating their water bill is late and they may be disconnected if they do not pay, including a $10 late fee. The Stevens Point Public Utilities Dept. does NOT use a recorded message to contact delinquent customers.
Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas are CLOSED for the Season. Thank you for a great year!