The Board of Review will meet on May 30 at 9 a.m. in the City Conference Rm., 1515 Strongs Ave., to call the 2017 Board of Review into session during the 30 day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 70.47(1).
The City of Stevens Point is updating various sections of the Municipal Code of Ordinances which relate to existing structures, rental properties, maintenance, and subsequent land uses within the City. You can participate by taking a brief online survey.
The May, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.
The May issue of the Wisconsin Dept. of Employee Trust Funds (Wis. Retirement System) Bulletin is available online. Topics include Legislative Update, New Website Resources, Knowing your Benefits, and more.
Because Emerald ash borer was found in Stevens Point last year, City Forestry personnel are treating a number of ash trees in the downtown area. A contractor will also be treating 550 ash street trees in the rights-of-way throughout town soon.
A workshop on emerald ash borer management for urban and woodlot owners will be held June 3, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London.
Our Streets Dept. has Shredded Wood Mulch available for FREE at the Recycling Drop-Off area by Bukolt Park. There is no charge for the mulch, but you must load it yourself. Available when the drop-off is open, Tues. & Thurs. 1-7 pm & Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.
The public is invited to an Outdoor Recreation Plan listening session Wed., June 7 in Rooms 1&2 of the County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave., 6 pm - 8 pm. Information gathered will help produce the City’s next 5-year plan for the Parks, Rec, & Forestry Dept.
Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and City of Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza will honor May as Mental Health Awareness Month on Friday, May 12, by reading Proclamations in the Portage County Annex Building’s first floor conference rooms at 11:30 AM.
The Community Development Annual report is a summary of all operations in the department in the past year, including major building projects and activities, economic development, permits & inspections, planning & zoning, historic preservation, and more.
The May 22 Special Council Meeting video is online. The video only includes agenda item 3, which was a presentation by the City Attorney on open meetings, open records, conditional use permitting, and Robert’s Rules of Order.
The May 22 City Plan Commission meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, May 23 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30 am.
Video of the Housing Study Presentation made at the May 11 Redevelopment Authority Meeting is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, May 17 at 6 pm & Midnight, and Thursday, May 18 at 8:30 am.
The May 16 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, May 17 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thursday, May 18 at 7:30 am.
The May 15 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, May 16 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 am.
Episode 74 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Larry Oathout, Portage County Library Director.
"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications at the following times:
On May 31, Microsoft & our video host will end support of all versions of Internet Explorer that are older than IE 11. Users of older versions might still be able to watch our videos, but if they have technical problems, there will be no help available.
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 24-79% over gate prices!
The 2017 Summer Celebration at the Stevens Point Sculpture Park is Saturday, June 10. Four new sculptures will be installed & cast iron sculptures will be created during an Iron Pour. The Summer Celebration will begin at 11:00 a.m.
The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)
The 2016 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, etc.
Visions is an open theme, open medium juried exhibit - the artist’s interpretation or vision of a subject and medium of their choosing, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork, stonework, and more.
Entry Forms are now available for the Riverfront Rendezvous Horseshoes Tournament. Entry deadline is June 24, 2017. Schedules will be sent out June 26. Singles Tourney is July 1, Doubles July 2. Eight- Man Round Robin Classes. Win plaques and cash awards!
Washington Street is Closed from Grant to Forest Street today, Wednesday, May 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a water main repair. The road is closed to all through traffic.
The intersection of Fourth and Prentice will close Wed., May 24 for approx. 2 days with a signed detour. The closure is to complete utility tie-ins for the Prentice St. Reconstruction Project. The intersection will open by Fri., May 26 weather permitting.
Crews will begin underground work on Prentice St. at the intersection of Prentice & Fourth, working north to Maria. When that's complete, construction will continue from Prentice & Fourth south to College Ave.
The North Point route of Stevens Point Transit is using a detour around the Prentice St. construction project from May 15 until the project is completed in early October (weather permitting). Due to driver concerns, the route was updated on May 23.
Outbound: The bus will continue north on Union Street to Maria Drive and turn right. It will continue east on Maria Drive and resume the route as normal.
Inbound: The bus will c...
Point Transit is offering a Youth Ride Free program June 8 - September 1. Youth through age 18 can ride City buses free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.
UWSP students may ride the City Bus for free all year with a valid UWSP Pointcard. Regular City Bus routes are available to students for free year round, even when classes are not in session and when Campus routes are not in operation.
There will be no UWSP Campus bus routes from Sat., May 20 to Mon., September 4. Campus routes include the Campus Connection, Campus Shopping, Late Night Transit, & Campus Point Plus. All Campus routes will return to service on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.