2013 Board of Review meets June 3, 9 a.m. in the City Conference Rm. The commercial assessment roll will be open for inspection Friday, May 24, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and for all other property Monday, May 20, - Friday, May 24, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Public Notice is Hereby Given that the 2013 Board of Review for the said City of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, will meet on the 3rd day of June 2013 at 9:00 A.M. in the City Conference Room, 1515 Strongs Avenue, for the purpose... Read the Official Notice
The "Health Insurance Booklet" (Summary Plan Description) for City employees is now available on the Health Insurance & Benefits page of the City website. Use our "Notify Me" module to receive email &/or text notices whenever news like this is published.
The National Bike Challenge is an opportunity for City of Stevens Point employees to earn points (money deposited into your HSA) in the Citys Wellness Incentive Program. The Challenge started May 1, but you can join any time before it ends on Sept. 30.
To qualify for HSA incentive points, you must bike an average of 5 miles per week throughout the entire challenge – or 200 miles total between the day you sign up and September 30. When the challenge is over... Read More
ETF will distribute the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) 2013 Annual Statement of Benefits by the beginning of May 2013. All employees with WRS contribution balances as of December 31, 2012, as submitted by their employers, will receive a statement.
Po. Co. EMS Assoc. is sponsoring a Find-an-AED contest. Tell them about a Public Access AED you know about and you can win a prize.
For many years, medical professionals felt that when a person collapsed without a pulse or breathing, a condition called sudden cardiac arrest, the chances of reviving that person with CPR or other treatments were slim. We... Read More
Mayor Halverson, City Forestry department staff, and volunteers from the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, Wisconsin Public Service, Noon Lions Club, and Travel Guard planted eighteen trees, purchased in part with their donations, in McGachlin Park on May 2.
The species of trees planted were selected for their diversity and drought tolerance.
Travel Guard staff said, "It was a true pleasure to dig in the dirt for a good cause. This event ran so smoothly, due to Forester... Read More, See Photo
Several plots are available a small annual fee, with preference given to people living near the gardens. The project is meant to strengthen our community by providing common ground for neighbors to garden together and get to know each other.
Portage County is developing a Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and needs your help. An online survey is available to help assess the walking and biking habits of County residents and find out what barriers they face to walking and bicycling more.
The survey should take no more than 15 minutes and is available until May 31.
Complete the... Read More
Stevens Point Transit has a Travel Trainer to assist anyone to learn to ride the bus system safely and confidently. The program is individualized to meet the needs of the rider and all skill levels are welcome to take advantage of this free service.
People with special needs are especially encouraged to work with our experienced Trainer to develop a plan for success at independent travel. If you have questions that will help you to feel confident in your bus riding... Read More
The Portage County Sheriff’s Office will join hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement mobilization from May 20 to June 2.
Deputies will be on the lookout day and night for unbuckled motorists. If you’re not wearing a safety belt, they will stop your vehicle and you will get a ticket. During the Click It or Ticket mobilization and throughout the... Read More
The American Red Cross has released a free tornado app for iPhones and Android phones that will notify you with an audible siren when NOAA issues a Tornado Warning.
The American Red Cross has developed a tornado app for iPhones and Android phones. The app is free. From your mobile phone, call "**REDCROSS" (**73327677) and they will send you a link to download the app to your phone... Read More
The CDA seeks purchase and redevelopment proposals from experienced developers with the financial capability to carry out the redevelopment plan proposed.
The Community Development Authority (CDA) leases the property located at 1101 Centerpoint Drive (the Property) and seeks proposals for the sublease/purchase and redevelopment/remodel of the Property. The current lease on the... Read More
New Special Council, Special Personnel, Joint Council/Water & Sewerage Commission, Public Protection, and Police & Fire Meeting Minutes have been posted.
May 13 Finance, Personnel, Water & Sewerage Commission, and Board of Public Works Meeting Minutes have been posted.
May 6 Plan Commission Meeting Minutes have been posted.
May 6 Joint Review Board Meeting Minutes have been posted.
Updated May 2 Transportation Commission Meeting Minutes have been posted.
April 15 Common Council Meeting Minutes have been posted.
May 13 Committee and Special Council meeting videos have been posted. The meetings are scheduled to play on Community TV Tuesday, May 14 at 5:00 pm & 11:30 pm (due to long school board meeting), and Wed., May 15 at 7:30 am.
Public Notice is Hereby Given that a quorum of the City of Stevens Point’s Common Council may attend the following: Council Photograph at Council Chambers, 1516 Church Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481 on May 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Central Wisconsin Reading Council sponsors a summer read-aloud and lending library at KASH Park on Thursdays (June 20-August 15) 10:30-11:00 am (weather permitting). Read-alouds will be led by librarians and teachers.
The read aloud selections will represent a variety of interests and genres to entertain pre-elementary through elementary age children.
To participate, look for the Little Free Library near the parking spaces, dash down... Read More
Central Wisconsin Holistic Families continues to be stewards of the first Little Free Library in Stevens Point. This spring will mark the one year anniversary of the LFL located in Mead Park by K.A.S.H. Playground and it has been a huge success.
Hundreds of books have come and gone from the LFL and the group has gotten a lot of positive feedback from the community. With the snow finally starting to melt away there is more activity at the LFL and organizers look... Read More
The Stevens Point Police Department is proud to announce the recent swearing in of the newly formed Police Auxiliary Unit. On April 4, Chief Kevin Ruder officiated the swearing of 12 all volunteer Auxiliary Police.
Members of this unit include: Orrin Ambrose; Gino Bulak; Tia Hartl; Alexander Kochanowski; Alexander Matsche; Melvin Plummer; Andrew Poeschel; Ray Potocki; Ethan Przybylski; Daniel Trelka; Mark Smallwood; and Michael Long... Read More
Updated maps/schedules of our regular and campus/late night fixed-route transit service have been added to our website.
The City Bus has a Freedom Pass for students under age 18 for only $20 that allows them to have unlimited rides from June 7-Sept. 2. It’s a great ways for students to get around town this summer. Freedom Passes may be purchased at Trig’s or Shopko.
May 17 is the last day of Campus Route service, including the Campus Connection, Campus Shopping, Late Night Transit, and Point Plus. Campus Route service resumes Sept. 3. Please visit us on our Regular Routes this summer.
Attention Passengers: Saturday Campus Shopping Route Changes - Route now begins at the HEC at 11:15 am, and ends at the HEC at 5:10 pm. Saturday Point Plus Service Hours Changes - New Hours are 11:15 am to 4:30 pm.
Consumers across the state are receiving fraudulent phone calls from imposters who claim to work for local utilities. These calls appear to be targeting Latino consumers in an attempt to collect payment for what they claim are “past due statements.”
Award-winning Wisconsin WWTP adopts green filters
The Stevens Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Stevens Point, Wis., is located in a university town of 25,000 residents. It keeps the local environment clean by treating an average of 3 million gal of sewage a day... Read More
"New York City prides itself on being the biggest and the best, but when it comes to water quality, Stevens Point, Wisconsin just gave the Big Apple a serious whooping" reports the Wall Street Journal.
"New York City prides itself on being the biggest and the best, but when it comes to water quality, Stevens Point, Wisconsin just gave the Big Apple a serious whooping" reports the Wall Street Journal. "Stevens... Read More
The new program, Water Star, honors cities that have taken important steps to protect surface water and groundwater, such as strengthening stormwater controls, ensuring water quality, and encouraging residents to conserve water.
The new program, Water Star, was launched on Earth Day and honors cities, villages, towns and counties that have taken important steps to protect surface water and groundwater, such as strengthening stormwater controls,... Read More