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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Request for Qualifications - Stevens Point Master Plans for Targeted Areas

The Plan will be the primary vision-setting and policy-directing strategy to lead the ongoing revitalization and evolution of Stevens Point for the next 10 to 20 years. In addition to establishing priorities for the city’s future land use, tra...Read More See the Complete RFQ (pdf)

Elections / Voting

2 Stories
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Dugan and Schulist Advance in District 8

District 8 Results - Dugan: 201; Prosser: 37; Schulist: 173. Results are unofficial until the canvass. For county-wide results, visit the County website.

Portage County Elections Web Page
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Feb. 20 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Spring Primary may vote in-person starting Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee.
The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Wednesday, January 31, 2018, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.

The office at Cit...Read More

Get More Voting Information

Employees

2 Stories
Posted on: January 20, 2018

City Employees - Injury Prevention: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis is caused by blood clotting in your deeper veins, usually a lower leg or thigh. As the clotting gets worse, a portion of it may break free and travel to the heart and lungs causing a blockage of lung arteries (pulmonary embolism).

Read More about Deep Vein Thrombosis (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

Forestry

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

City Crews Pruning Street Trees

City Forestry Dept. personnel are pruning street trees. Stevens Point tries to maintain a 4-year pruning cycle, so every tree in the City right-of-way (generally the area between the street and sidewalk) is pruned, if needed, at least once every 4 years.

The City is responsible for all work performed on the trees in the right-of–way. The pruning crew is trained in proper pruning techniques that follow industry standards. Trees are pruned when young to train them to maintain a strong central ...Read More, See Photos

Home Page News

8 Stories
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Dugan and Schulist Advance in District 8

District 8 Results - Dugan: 201; Prosser: 37; Schulist: 173. Results are unofficial until the canvass. For county-wide results, visit the County website.

Portage County Elections Web Page
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Request for Qualifications - Stevens Point Master Plans for Targeted Areas

The Stevens Point Redevelopment Authority is seeking statements of qualifications from firms with appropriate expertise and experience to serve as a consultant to coordinate the development of a master plan for the Downtown and Division Street corridor.

The Plan will be the primary vision-setting and policy-directing strategy to lead the ongoing revitalization and evolution of Stevens Point for the next 10 to 20 years. In addition to establishing priorities for the city’s future land use, tra...Read More See the Complete RFQ (pdf)
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Around the Corner with John McGivern Preview Party & Early Screening

On February 22, Stevens Point will be featured on the PBS TV show "Around the Corner with John McGivern." John will be hosting a Preview Party & Early Screening at Sentry Theater on Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6:00. The event is Free.

After the screening of the TV show, there will be a Q&A session John McGivern and the "Around the Corner" crew. 

Watch this short promo video about the Preview Party:

Watch this short Preview of the Stevens Point Episode:

Vis...Read More
Posted on: February 7, 2018

105.9 FM WSNP-LP Now Available in NextRadio App

Always free, always connected, the NextRadio app is another great way listen to WSNP-LP 105.9 FM radio on your mobile device. NextRadio lets you tune to WSNP-LP by using your smartphone’s built-in FM chip, so listening does not use up your data plan!

NextRadio is a free smartphone/mobile device app that allows you to listen to live, local FM radio like the City of Stevens Point's low-power FM station, 105.9 WSNP-LP, which plays local government meetings, information programs, and a library of great mu...Read More

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Feb. 20 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Spring Primary may vote in-person starting Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee.
The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Wednesday, January 31, 2018, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.

The office at Cit...Read More

Get More Voting Information
Posted on: January 27, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #23 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza's special guests are Patti Rous and Amy WIza from the Wisconsin / Nicaragua Partnerships of America and the Stevens Point / Esteli Partnership.

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...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Iverson Winter Sports Area Highlighted by Travel Wisconsin

Stevens Point's Iverson Park is featured in Travel Wisconsin's article, "Downhill Thrills: 5 Unique Wisconsin Sledding Hills." "Everyone can find something they love to do at this all-encompassing winter recreational park, "the article states.

Read the Full Article at TravelWisconsin.com
Posted on: December 29, 2017

Consider Serving on Deer Management Committee

We have vacancies on our Deer Management Committee, which works with local pantries, the DNR & the Police Dept., assessing/recommending options for deer herd management within the City. Typically meets 4-6 times/year. City residents, apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (pdf)

Job Opportunities

3 Stories
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Help Wanted: Part-Time Bus Operator

$18.60/hr 10 pm - 4:15 am Thurs. - Sat. when UWSP is in full session & other hours as needed. Provide safe, reliable courteous bus transportation. Must have or obtain Wis. Class B CDL, (P) endorsement, and get air brake restrictions lifted within 30 days.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Seasonal Park / Ball Diamond Maintenance

The City of Stevens Point is now taking applications for these seasonal positions. Starting pay $9.48-$10.10. Perform general maintenance inside and outside in the parks, and ball diamond preparation. Must have Wis. Driver's License & good driving record.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Help Wanted: Pool Cashiers & Lifeguards

The City of Stevens Point is now taking applications for these part-time, seasonal positions. Starting pay $9.48 for cashiers, $9.79 for Lifeguards. Apply by February 28.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Minutes

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

New Minutes Posted at StevensPoint.com/minutes

February's City of Stevens Point Board, Commission, and Committee minutes, and January's Common Council minutes have been posted.

See the Minutes in our Archive

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

7 Stories
Posted on: February 21, 2018

February 20 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 20 County Board Meeting video is online. It will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, February 21 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: February 20, 2018

February 19 Common Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 19 Common Council meeting video is online. It will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, February 20 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, February 21 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Candidates Forums on TV - Dist. 8 Alder, County Exec, County Dist. 25

Watch Dist. 8 Alderperson, County Executive, & County Dist. 25 Supervisor Candidates Forums on Ch. 984 Fri., Feb. 16 at 8:00 PM; Sat., Feb 17 at 1:30 PM and 9:00 PM; and Mon., Feb. 19 at 5:00 PM. They are also on our YouTube Channel & our Video Archive.

Watch the Forums in our Video Archive
Posted on: February 13, 2018

February 12 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 12 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, February 13 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New Portage County Matters Online, on TV, & on Radio

Episode 82 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Cindy Piotrowski discussing the Aging & Disability Resource Center and its Nutrition Programs.

Posted on: February 7, 2018

105.9 FM WSNP-LP Now Available in NextRadio App

Always free, always connected, the NextRadio app is another great way listen to WSNP-LP 105.9 FM radio on your mobile device. NextRadio lets you tune to WSNP-LP by using your smartphone’s built-in FM chip, so listening does not use up your data plan!

NextRadio is a free smartphone/mobile device app that allows you to listen to live, local FM radio like the City of Stevens Point's low-power FM station, 105.9 WSNP-LP, which plays local government meetings, information programs, and a library of great mu...Read More

Posted on: January 27, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza Episode 23 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza's special guests are Patti Rous and Amy WIza from the Wisconsin / Nicaragua Partnerships of America and the Stevens Point / Esteli Partnership.

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...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule

Parks & Rec

3 Stories
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
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Ice Show Information Packets Available StevensPoint.com/Skate

The 2018 Ice Show “Skate Vegas!” is co-sponsored by the Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club and the Stevens Point Parks & Rec Dept. Shows will be Saturday, April 7 at 2 and 7 pm, and Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm. All show participants must skate all three shows.

See the Information Packet (pdf)
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Goerke & Mead Tennis & Pickleball Courts CLOSED

The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are closed for the season.

Get More Information

Police

2 Stories
Posted on: January 8, 2018

New Parking Permit, Citation, & Kiosk Payment System Online

City of Stevens Point Parking Permits can be purchased online, Parking Kiosk Accounts can be set up online, and Parking Citations can be paid online. All of these new services, and more information about them, can be found on our Parking Information Page.

Visit our Parking Information Page
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...

Sidewalk Snow Removal

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Reminder to Remove Snow and/or Ice from your Sidewalk

Reminder: A snow/ice event has occurred which requires property owners to clear their sidewalks within 24 hours or be subject to City abatement costs. Sand barrels are available throughout the City, and at the Recycling Drop-Off during their normal hours.

For the safety of all in our community who use sidewalks in the Winter, home owners and building occupants are responsible for removing snow and ice from the sidewalk in front of their house or building within 24 hours of the end of any snowfall, except i...Read More

Posted on: February 8, 2018

UPDATE! Self-Serve Sand Barrels for City Residents

The City of Stevens Point has brought back self-serve sand barrels for residential sidewalk use. There are four barrels located regionally throughout the City. Sand is also always available to residents Free-of-Charge at the City Garage at 100 Sixth Ave.

Sand barrels are located at:

  • Atwell Park, on the corner of Jordon and Soo Marie
  • Morton Park, on the corner of Michigan and Bush
  • Mead Park, on the corner of West River Dr and West Whitney
  • And on the corner of Phillips and College. 

UPDATE Sand for s...Get More Details Get More Information about Snow and Ice Removal

Transit

1 Story
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Changes to North Point Bus Route Effective Monday, February 19

Two old stops have been removed, two new ones have been added, and portions of the route on Prentice, Maria, and Academy will no longer be in use. Some portions remain unchanged, so be sure to get familiar with the changes before you ride. See you soon!

New North Point RouteVia Prentice St 

  • Right on 6th Ave. 
  • Left on Vincent St. 
  • Left on Maria Dr. 
  • Right on Prentice St. 
  • Right on Academy Ave.
  • Left into Trig’s Parking Lot.
  • Right on Scholfield Ave.
  • Left on Di...
Read More, See the Map

More Bus Route Information

Winter Sports

2 Stories
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Iverson Park Winter Sports Area Open

The Iverson Park Winter Sports Area is open Fri. 6 - 9 pm, Sat. Noon - 8 pm, Sun. Noon - 5 pm. Our hours are subject to change without notice and are dependent on weather and snow conditions. All areas except the ski trails are lighted for night use.

Winter Sports Hours & More Info
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Goerke Park Skating Rinks OPEN

Goerke Park warming house supervised hours: Mon. - Fri., 6 - 9 pm, Sat., Noon - 8 pm, Sun., Noon - 5 pm. Outdoor ice rink lights will be on until 9 pm. All hours are subject to change without notice and are dependent on weather conditions.

Get More Information


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