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Employees

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Employees - HSA and Flex Spending Enrollment

It's time to enroll in the City's Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account Programs for 2018. Completed enrollment forms must be received in City Personnel no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Read the Complete HSA/Flex Info. Packet (pdf)

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Stevens Point Fire Fighters Turn Out in Pink this October

Stevens Point Fire Fighters are sporting pink throughout October in an effort to fight breast and other cancers. They will be selling pink shirts at Station 1 all month. Proceeds benefit the Saint Michael’s Foundation. Youth - X-Large $10 XXL $13.

Fire fighters exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job are disproportionately diagnosed with breast cancer – just one of many cancers linked to the work fire fighters do. With one in eight women diagnosed each year, an estim...Read More

Garbage & Recycling

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Stevens Point Leaf Collection Schedule 2017

Leaf collection in the City of Stevens Point begins at 7 AM on Monday, October 30. All leaves, grass clippings, and garden waste must be in bags at curbside by 7 AM on the 30th. (There will be no branch collection.)

Collection crews will come by sometime that week to pick up your bagged leaves. However, you must have them at curbside by 7 AM on Monday, October 30.

  • Leaves and grass clippings should be in any color plastic bag.
  • No bags larger than 33 gallons.
  • Do not put ...
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More Collection & Drop-off Information

Home Page News

9 Stories
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Hoover/Country Club Overpass Open at 5 pm Oct. 19

The Hoover Grade Separation Project has been substantially completed & will be opened at 5:00 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 19. Some construction will be taking place in areas surrounding the overpass, so please use caution when traveling through the area.

The public can expect inside lane closures at a later date to install the street lighting along the median.  “Road Work Ahead” signs will remain in place until the installation of the lights is completed.  Read More

Posted on: October 16, 2017

Ald. Jennings (Dist. 1) Office Hours October 24

First District Alder Tori Jennings will hold office hours on Tuesday, October 24, 4:40 - 6:30 PM, in the Portage County Public Library, Pinery Room., 1001 Main St. (Downtown Stevens Point).

Any district or City resident may attend to share ideas and discuss concerns or questions about City matters, including a new City Hall and managed parking. Please note parking in the lot attached to the Library, as well as the street surrounding, is 2 h...Read More More Info. about Alderperson Jennings
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, October 31, 5 - 8 pm

The Stevens Point City Council has established that Trick-or-Treating shall be on on Halloween, October 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.each and every year, no matter what day of the week that is. This year, that happens to be a Tuesday.

Trick or Treat Safety Tips from the Police Department: 1. Try to Trick or Treat when it is still light outside. 2. If you Trick or Treat in the dark, make sure your costume is light in color. 3. Carry a flashlight with you so you can be easily seen. 4. U...Read More
Posted on: October 1, 2017

Stevens Point Leaf Collection Schedule 2017

Leaf collection in the City of Stevens Point begins at 7 AM on Monday, October 30. All leaves, grass clippings, and garden waste must be in bags at curbside by 7 AM on the 30th. (There will be no branch collection.)

Collection crews will come by sometime that week to pick up your bagged leaves. However, you must have them at curbside by 7 AM on Monday, October 30.

  • Leaves and grass clippings should be in any color plastic bag.
  • No bags larger than 33 gallons.
  • Do not put ...
Read More

More Collection & Drop-off Information
Posted on: September 4, 2017

Pay for Parking with Mobile App

People using the parking pay stations in the City of Stevens Point can sign up to pay using a third-party application from Passport Parking. The App is available from Google Play and the App Store or at http://ppprk.com.

App users must first create an account with Passport Parking by following an easy, step-by-step process.  To pay for parking, users will be prompted to enter a zone number (1503 for the University area), their vehicle information, duration of t...Read More See the Passport ParkingFrequently Asked Questions
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Property Maintenance Survey Results Report

The City of Stevens Point is updating certain sections of its Ordinances which relate to property maintenance, and conducted a Property Maintenance Survey in 2017. 490 people completed the survey. The results are available in the attached report.

Property Maintenance Survey Results Report (pdf)
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Take the Wisconsin Leisure Travel Survey

The Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau wants to know what you think of travel in Wisconsin and offers the chance to win $500 cash for taking a brief survey. Results will be used to make the Stevens Point Area a better place to live and visit.

Take the Survey Now
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Stevens Point Parking Pay Stations Installed and Enforced

Signs are in place for parking pay stations around the university and hospital. Anyone parking within the signed area 7 AM - 6 PM. Monday - Friday must use one of the pay stations. Parking enforcement will increase beginning September 25.

Parking pay stations have been installed in some areas of the City of Stevens Point and are operational. The parking rate is 50 cents per hour, and the pay stations take coins or credit/debit cards.  See the link below for locations and images o...Read More Kiosk locations, image, signage (pdf)
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Now Accepting Room Tax Funding Requests

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission is accepting proposals for room tax funds to be granted to non-profit organizations exempt from Federal Tax under Section (3) of the Internal Revenue code, or service/civic/organizations. Deadline: December 1, 2017.

Priority will be given to projects/programs which will attract visitors to the community along with serving residents. Funds may not be used to offset general operating or funding of an organization. The Committee encourages projects/programs develope...Read More & Apply

Job Opportunities

3 Stories
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Help Wanted: Part-Time Bus Operator

28.50 hrs./week, 5:30 - 10:00 PM, Mon. - Fri., and 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat., when UWSP campus is in full session. Must be available to cover other assigned shifts. High school diploma or GED & Class “B” CDL with air brake & passenger endorsement required.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Help Wanted: Building Inspection Superintendent

This position is a skilled, professional department level position responsible to plan, organize and direct personnel, programs, policies and administration of the Building Inspection Division. Salary Depends on Qualifications.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Help Wanted: Wastewater Operator

Starting Wage is $20.74. Under supervision, assume responsibility for the proper operation and maintenance of the sewage treatment equipment and facility. Apply by October 31, 2017


StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Minutes

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

New Minutes Posted at StevensPoint.com/minutes

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

See the Minutes in our Archive

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

4 Stories
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Oct. 16 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Oct. 16 City Council meeting video is online. It will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tues., Oct. 17 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wed., Oct. 18 at 7:30 am.

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

October 10 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The October 10 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Wed., October 11 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thurs., October 12 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Oct. 9 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Oct. 9 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tues., Oct. 10 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wed., Oct. 11 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: October 4, 2017

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

Episode 79 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Judge Thomas Flugaur.

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

  • Wednesdays at 4:30 pm
  • 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...
Read More & Watch the Episode


Parks & Rec

2 Stories
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Learn to Skate Brochure and Registration

The next session of Ice Skating Lessons for the entire family at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena runs October 21 - December 2. Mail or drop off your registration form with payment and waiver beginning Saturday, October 14.

See Brochure & Registration Forms
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.)

Get More Information

Police

3 Stories
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Release of Sex Offender to Stevens Point: Dennis Helminski

On Oct. 23, Mr. Helminski will be released to Community Supervision administered by the Dept. of Corrections. He is NOT wanted by the police at this time. This notice is not to increase fear; but is released because an informed public is a safer public.

See the Complete Release Notification (pdf)
Posted on: September 4, 2017

Pay for Parking with Mobile App

People using the parking pay stations in the City of Stevens Point can sign up to pay using a third-party application from Passport Parking. The App is available from Google Play and the App Store or at http://ppprk.com.

App users must first create an account with Passport Parking by following an easy, step-by-step process.  To pay for parking, users will be prompted to enter a zone number (1503 for the University area), their vehicle information, duration of t...Read More See the Passport Frequently Asked Questions
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Stevens Point Parking Pay Stations Installed and Enforced

Signs are in place for parking pay stations around the university and hospital. Anyone parking within the signed area 7 AM - 6 PM. Monday - Friday must use one of the pay stations. Parking enforcement will increase beginning September 25.

Parking pay stations have been installed in some areas of the City of Stevens Point and are operational. The parking rate is 50 cents per hour, and the pay stations take coins or credit/debit cards.  See the link below for locations and images o...Read on... Kiosk locations, image, signage (pdf)

Riverfront Arts Center

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

“Impressions” Exhibit at Riverfront Arts Center

The Riverfront Arts Center is hosting an exhibit of monoprint, mixed media, & metal featuring artists Mark Brueggeman, Julie Sittler, & Patrick Plunkett. Opens Fri., Sept. 29 at 11 AM with an opening reception 5 -7 pm and runs until Sun., Oct. 29.

  Hours Tuesday - Friday,  11:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday - Sunday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Admission is Free! See Photos Get More Information

Road Construction/Closings

1 Story
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Hoover/Country Club Overpass Open at 5 pm Oct. 19

The Hoover Grade Separation Project has been substantially completed & will be opened at 5:00 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 19. Some construction will be taking place in areas surrounding the overpass, so please use caution when traveling through the area.

The public can expect inside lane closures at a later date to install the street lighting along the median.  “Road Work Ahead” signs will remain in place until the installation of the lights is completed.  Read More



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