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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Request for Proposals: Purchase Vacant Lot, Build Single Family Home

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.

Read the RFP for Complete Information (pdf)
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Program Taking Applications

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.

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Employees

3 Stories
Posted on: April 6, 2018

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

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.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

City Employees - 2018 Wellness Program Overview Updated

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 Wellness Program is a voluntary program for all City of Stevens Point employees. Only employees on the City’s high deductible plan are eligible to receive contributions to their Health Savings Account (HSA). Participants must complete 3 FIT...Read More See the Flyer for More Information (pdf)
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

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Be on the watch for an Alliance trying to solicit for funds

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...


Home Page News

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Request for Proposals: Purchase Vacant Lot, Build Single Family Home

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.

Read the RFP for Complete Information (pdf)
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Info. Meeting on Guidelines for Season Long Parklets, April 26

Mayor Wiza will hold a Public Info. Meeting on Thurs., April 26 at 6: 00 pm at
the 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.

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Dissolved

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

Posted on: April 6, 2018

Green Circle Trail One of Wisconsin's Best Outdoor Adventures

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."

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

What's With all the Orange Bikes in Stevens Point?

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

  • UWSP students, faculty, and staff can pick up and ride a bike for 50 cents every half-hour, or sign up for unlimited 30-minute rides for $14/month (with their @uwsp.edu email address).
  • Other persons will pay $1 per half ...
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Job Opportunities

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Urban Forestry Landscapers

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.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Groundskeeper

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.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Help Wanted: Full-Time Park Technician

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.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Help Wanted: Full-Time Police Officer

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.


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Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

April 17 County Board Meeting Online, on TV, & on Radio

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.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2018

April 17 City Reorganization Meetings Online, on TV, & on Radio

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.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 17, 2018

April 16 City Council Meeting Online, on TV, & on Radio

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.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #25 Online, on Radio, & TV

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:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 10:00 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
  • Satu...
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Parks & Rec

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Green Circle Trail One of Wisconsin's Best Outdoor Adventures

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."

Read the Full Article
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

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.

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

2018 Stevens Point Sculpture Park Juried Call

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.

See the Application Form

Police

2 Stories
Posted on: February 3, 2018

Bike Club Donates Electric-Assist Patrol Bike, Seeks Donations

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.

In 1990, the Stevens Point Police Department (SPPD) embarked on a new community policing program - bicycle patrols. The idea was to create a higher presence of officers in hard-to-patrol places like parks, downtown streets, trails (like the Gre...Read More Visit the Bike Club Website to Donate
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Stevens Point Police Seek Donations for K-9 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.

The Stevens Point Police Department recently added a K-9 Unit to our team, made possible with the Support of the Stevens Point Police and Fire Commission, Stevens Point Common Council and generous donations from our Community. The Department is currentl...Read on...

Riverfront Rendezvous

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Hey Mon, See The Original Wailers at Riverfront Rendezvous!

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!

See the Riverfront Rendezvous Schedule

Transit

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Stevens Point Transit is now Central Transportation

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.

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Water & Sewerage

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Beware of Phony Calls from "Water Department"

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.


Winter Sports

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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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