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Assessor

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

2017 Open Book and Board of Review

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.

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF 2017 OPEN BOOK

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


Employees

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City Employees - Care My Way (24 Hour Nurse Line)

The Marshfield Clinic's 24-Hour Nurse Line, also known as Care My Way, now has an App for both Apple and Android mobile devices.

Get More Care My Way Information
Posted on: July 3, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The July, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.

Visit the City Employee Website
Posted on: June 20, 2017

City Employees - Deferred Compensation Meetings June 20, 26, & 27

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.

See the Flyer & Schedule (pdf)

Forestry

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Dutch Elm Disease Can be Prevented

Dutch elm disease season has begun its annual reign, but if residents know what to look for and the disease is caught early, elm trees can be saved. DED is largely preventable if the elm trees are injected with a fungicide applied by a certified arborist.

    Dutch elm disease is spread overland by two types of beetles that feed in the crotches of young twigs of elms. The beetles carry a fungus that causes the disease on their bodies, and the disease is introduced to the tree as the beet...Read More & Watch Video Get More DED Information

Garbage & Recycling

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Drop-Off Hours Returned to Normal June 24

The Stevens Point Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. STOPPED 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.

Get More Drop-Off Info.

Home Page News

7 Stories
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Intersection of Maria Dr. and Prentice St. to be closed

The intersection of Maria Dr. and Prentice St. will be closed beginning Monday, July 24, 2017 for approximately 3 weeks.

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Dist. 4 Alder. Oberstadt to Hold "Office Hours"

Stevens Point City Alderwoman Heidi Oberstadt will be holding open office hours for residents of District 4 on Monday, July 31, from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Pfiffner Park, under the shelter at the new bathroom facility next to the bandshell.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Consider Serving on a City Committee

The City of Stevens Point has vacancies on its Arts & Culture Advisory, Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory, Deer Culling, & Transportation Committees. Each advises the City Council on issues specific to its mission. City residents, please apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (pdf)
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Construction on US 10 - Country Club Dr. to Badger Ave.

Work on US 10 between Country Club & Badger is scheduled to begin as early as Monday, July 17. Work will include pavement repairs, maintenance & repairs on the I-39 overpass; updating signal loop detectors, and installing new signs & pavement markings.

To minimize traffic impacts, the majority of work will be completed at nighttime (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.). However, some delays and backups are possible during peak travel times. To keep apprised of progress and construction staging we encourage you ...Read More
Posted on: June 26, 2017

How to be a Good Neighbor Brochure

The Stevens Point Police Department's "How to be a Good Neighbor - Guide to City Ordinances and Wis. Laws" brochure lists information about bicycles, motor vehicle parking, parties, social hosting, chronic nuisances, & other typical ordinance violations.

How to be a Good Neighbor Brochure (pdf)
Posted on: July 3, 2017

UWSP Student Study Compares Tax Revenue & Residential Revenue Generation

A study by UWSP undergraduate student Yoon Bin Bae shows the urban sprawl 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

See a Presentation of the Study's Findings (pdf
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

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.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
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Visit the Project Page for More Info.

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

5 Stories
Posted on: July 19, 2017

July 18 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 18 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Wed., July 19 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thurs., July 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: July 18, 2017

July 17 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 17 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tues., July 18 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wed., July 19 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: July 11, 2017

July 10 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

July 10 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tues., July 11 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wed., July 12 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: July 6, 2017

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

Episode 76 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, focuses on the issues, trends, challenges, & potential opportunities concerning future decisions for the Po. Co. Health Care Center..

"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications at the following times:

  • Thursdays at 7:00 am and 7:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:30 AM and 5:30 pm
  • Saturdays at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 4:30 pm...
Read More & Watch the Episode

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #16 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his very special guests the Stevens Point Fire Department.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Saturdays at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm 
  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule

Parks & Rec

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Levitt AMP Music Series in Pfiffner Park

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.

See the Levitt AMP Schedule
Posted on: May 25, 2017

2017 City Band Concert Schedule

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.)

  • June 7 - A Musical Montage 
  • June 14 - In the Mood for Love 
  • June 21 - Mystery Concert - Guess the Theme 
  • June 28 - Sunshine and Moonlight 
  • July 5 - Stand and Salute 
  • July 12 - An Animal Adventure (featuring the Pet ...
See the 2017 Concert Schedule

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

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!

See Ticket Prices & More Information
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Goerke & Mead Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)

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Police

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Release of Sex Offender to Stevens Point: Randolph Edwards

A Sex Offender will be released in the Stevens Point area on 8/15/2017. The sex offender in the attached bulletin, Randolph "Shaggy" Edwards, has twice been convicted of Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.

Randolph Edwards has completed his required sentence and has been released from prison under the supervision of the Department of Corrections. The Stevens Point Police Department is releasing the attached information pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 301.46...Read More See the Complete Release Notification (pdf)
Posted on: June 26, 2017

How to be a Good Neighbor Brochure

The Stevens Point Police Department's "How to be a Good Neighbor - Guide to City Ordinances and Wis. Laws" brochure lists information about bicycles, motor vehicle parking, parties, social hosting, chronic nuisances, & other typical ordinance violations.

How to be a Good Neighbor Brochure (pdf)

Riverfront Arts Center

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Call for Photos for Community Photo Exhibit

The 2017 theme is "Out the Back Door: Photos from My Community." Photos are due to the Riverfront Arts Center July 30 - August 6. Artists 18 and older may submit up to three 8"x10", unmatted, unframed photos with a non-refundable fee of $7 for each photo.

See the Loan Agreement for More Info (pdf)

Road Construction/Closings

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Intersection of Maria Dr. and Prentice St. to be closed

The intersection of Maria Dr. and Prentice St. will be closed beginning Monday, July 24, 2017 for approximately 3 weeks.

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Maria Drive Reconstruction Project

The Maria Dr. Reconstruction Project from the intersection of Second St. to First St., will begin Tues., July 18. Work should be completed by late August.

This project is an extension of the Prentice Street Reconstruction Project. The contractor is scheduled to close the corridor and begin utility installation on the project. As shown on the map, the project is from the intersection of Second Street to ...Read More See the Construction Map (pdf)
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Construction on US 10 - Country Club Dr. to Badger Ave.

Work on US 10 between Country Club & Badger is scheduled to begin as early as Monday, July 17. Work will include pavement repairs, maintenance & repairs on the I-39 overpass; updating signal loop detectors, and installing new signs & pavement markings.

To minimize traffic impacts, the majority of work will be completed at nighttime (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.). However, some delays and backups are possible during peak travel times. To keep apprised of progress and construction staging we encourage you ...Read More
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

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.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
Read More

Visit the Project Page for More Info.

Transit

4 Stories
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Point Transit's North Point Route to Detour around Prentice St.

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.

Stevens Point Transit's North Point route will be following this detour:

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...

See the Detour Map

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

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.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

UWSP Students Ride the City Bus for Free All Year

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.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

No Campus Bus Routes May 20 - September 4

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.

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Water & Sewerage

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Released

We want our valued customers to be informed about their drinking water, and the federal government wants you to be informed about what substances are in your water. The Consumer Confidence Report describes Stevens Point's drinking water quality.

Read the Consumer Confidence Report (pdf)


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