Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination Mon., Sept. 11 - Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8 am - 5 pm in the Assessor’s Office. The Board of Review will meet at 9 am on Tues., Oct. 3, in the City Conference Rm.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 70.45 of Wis. statutes, the Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination on Monday, September 11 to Friday, September 15,...See the Official Notice
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.
A Deferred Compensation Program is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement goals. Join a Nationwide Deferred Compensation (NOT WDC) Program representative at an upcoming meeting to learn more about it. Meetings will be held June 20, 26, & 27.
The June, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.
The Stevens Point Fire Dept. has received the Insurance Services Office rating of Class 2. Starting in July, property & business owners in the City should contact their agents to inform them of this ISO grade change for possible savings on premiums.
ISO currently evaluates over 46,000 Fire Departments Nationwide, and the Stevens Point Fire Department has scored in top 3%. This rating reflects the hard work and dedication of the Stevens Point Fire Department, the Stevens Point Water Department, the Ci...Read More
The Stevens Point Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will STOP their extended hours effective June 24, but will continue to accept water-damaged items through July 1 during their regular hours: Tues. & Thurs. 1 - 7 pm; Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.
We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 3 (put your bins out Sunday instead of Monday). There will be no collection, and the drop-off will be closed, on Tuesday, July 4. There will be no other changes to the schedule.
Until further notice, the City's yard waste drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 am to 3 pm, and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm.
The Prentice St. Reconstruction Project began Monday, May 15. The project is anticipated to be completed by early October. Letters to Residents have been posted to give information, answer questions, provide maps, and more.
Portage Co. residents still experience risks to health & safety from power lines and trees down over roadways and on top of structures, flooded roadways, flooded buildings, and power outages. PCHHS offers Health & Safety Guidance for affected residents.
In an effort to minimize health complications during the cleanup and recovery efforts, Portage County Health and Human Service, Division of Public Health (PCHHS-DPH) suggests the following to keep residents and their families safe:
Food and Medication Sa...Read More
As of 9 AM on Friday, June 16, all health safety issues are being addressed. Crews continue to work on cleanup & will continue to do so for several days. WPS says that as of 4:30 AM, all customers affected in the WPS territory have had power restored.
We remind residents that life safety issues are still our number-one priority and if residents have emergency situations they should call 9-1-1. Any remaining non-emergency issues can still be directed to 715-343-6200.
Please be aware of the following:
Residents of Dist. 8 are invited to a listening session with Alderperson Cathy Dugan at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 - 8 pm. Alder Dugan would like to hear your input about capital improvement projects your neighborhood needs.
Residents of Dist. 1 & 9 are invited to a listening session with Alders Tori Jennings & Mary McComb, Thurs., June 22, 6:30 - 8 pm, in the Public Library downtown. The City's Neighborhood Improvement Coord. will take questions about property maintenance.
Mayor Wiza started a fundraiser with the goal of adding just $5,000 to our fireworks budget. Many people have donated $10 or more. We’re taking donations at City Hall and via a GoFundMe page. We are about $1,800 short of that $5,000 goal.
A study by UWSP undergraduate student Yoon Bin Bae shows the urban growth trends that are evident in the City of Stevens Point, and takes a look at the growth and decline of proportional revenue generated by each City aldermanic district since 2001.
Yoon, a Natural Resource Planning major with minors in Geography and Natural Resource Management at UW-Stevens Point, spent nine months researching tax revenue trends of parcels in Portage County and the City of Stevens Point under the advisement of Chris...Read More
The June 20 County Board meeting video is online. It is scheduled to play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, June 21 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thursday, June 22 at 7:30 am.
The June 19 City Council meeting video is online. It is scheduled to play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, June 20 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 am.
The June 12 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Friday, June 16 at 11:30 am & 8 pm. (Video production was delayed by several days without power at our facility.)
Episode 75 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Co. Executive Patty Dreier & Stevens Point Community TV, features special guests Ken Schroeder & John Eron talking about controlling wild parsnip, an invasive species and noxious weed in Portage County.
"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications at the following times:
In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his guests discuss a UWSP student project that compared tax revenue over time and residential revenue generation of parcels in Portage County.
Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:
The Levitt AMP music series of concerts, organized by CREATE Portage County, are held at 6 pm on Thursdays (except during Riverfront Rendezvous) at the Pfiffner Pioneer Park Bandshell. The free concerts feature a rich array of music & high caliber talent.
City Band concerts are held Wednesday evenings, June 7 - August 2, at 7:00 PM at the bandshell at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. (In case of rain, the concerts will be held in the gymnasium at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School.)
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 Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)
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!
We will chip seal Wed., June 21 - Mon., June 26 (weather permitting): W. Zinda Dr., W. River Dr., Water St., Fourth Ave., Michigan Ave., North Point Dr., Streets except Michigan will remain open. Minimal delays can be expected during application.
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.