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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
Posted on: November 9, 2017

City Employees - 2018 Wellness Program Overview

The 2018 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is your opportunity to earn valuable Health Savings Account dollars by completing a few simple objectives. Ministry Medical Group will visit locations weekly to assist you with your wellness needs.

The Wellness Program is a voluntary program for all City of Stevens Point employees. Only employees on the City’s high deductible plan are eligible to receive contributions to their Health Savings Account (HSA). Participants must complete 3 FIT...Read More See the Flyer for More Information (pdf)
Posted on: November 3, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The November, 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: October 27, 2017

City Employees - Injury Prevention: Plantar Fasciitis

The Plantar Fascia is a thick fibrous band that runs from your heel to the base of your toes. When damaged and inflamed, pain may be felt near the heel bone and through the arch of the foot.

Read More about Plantar Fasciitis (pdf)
Posted on: October 24, 2017

City Employees - LIVESTRONG Program for Cancer Survivors

LIVESTRONG at the Stevens Point YMCA is a FREE small-group fitness program for adult cancer survivors that empowers them to improve their quality of life. 12-weeks of classes that meet two times per week also includes free Y membership during that time.

Read the LIVESTRONG Brochure (pdf)

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Explorer Post 242 Recruitment

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. Explorer Post 242 is accepting applications for membership. Application packets can be picked up at Fire Dept. Headquarters at 1701 Franklin St. and must be returned by Thursday, November 30 at 6 pm.

The Explorer program is designed to allow young adults who may be interested in a career in emergency services to gain valuable experience learning about all aspects of emergency services. Young adults ages 15 – 21 from the City of Stevens Poi...Read More Get More Fire Dept. Information

Garbage & Recycling

3 Stories
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Drop-Off Closing Early Tuesday, November 21

The City's yard waste and recycling drop-off will be closing at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 21.

More Drop-Off Information
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Winter Holiday Garbage & Recycling Schedule

The 2017-2018 Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year Holiday garbage and recycling schedule has been released. Please check it to be sure you don't miss your collection day.

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection

  • Monday, November 20 - Collection of Tuesday's route
  • Tuesday, November 21 - Collection of Wednesday's route
  • Wednesday, November 22 - Collection of Thursday's route
  • Thursday, November 23 - No pick-up (See above for collection day...
See the Schedule

Posted on: October 31, 2017

Disposing of Organs in Stevens Point

The City of Stevens Point cannot collect or accept old organs (the musical instruments) because they may contain capacitors with PCBs in them. Contact the Portage County Solid Waste Department at 715-343-6297 for proper disposal options.

Portage Co. Solid Waste Dept.

Home Page News

7 Stories
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Stevens Point Transit Free Ride Fridays

Everyone can ride the City Bus for FREE during the holiday season on the following Fridays: November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, and December 22.

Get More Transit Information
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Overnight Street Parking Allowed November 22 - 25

Overnight parking restrictions are lifted Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Saturday, Nov. 25. Cars parked on the street after 2 AM do not need to be reported but must adhere to posted parking restrictions (no parking zones, etc.). Normal rules resume Sunday, Nov. 26

See Regular Parking Regulations
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Drop-Off Closing Early Tuesday, November 21

The City's yard waste and recycling drop-off will be closing at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 21.

More Drop-Off Information
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Consider Serving on Bike/Ped Advisory Committee

The City of Stevens Point has vacancies on its Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee, which advises the City Council on bicycle and pedestrian activities, infrastructure improvements, programs, and developments. City residents, please apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (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

9 Stories
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Building Supervisor, KB Willett Arena

Responsible for supervising and operating the K.B. Willett Ice Arena when the Facilities Supervisors are not present. Experience in the operation & maintenance of a Zamboni and good public relation skills are essential $11.07/Hour. Deadline: December 8.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Help Wanted: Municipal Court Bailiff

Bailiff works with the Municipal Court judge & employees, attorneys, witnesses, and the public. May formally open the Court as directed by the Judge. Announces the court session to those in attendance. Starting pay is a per diem of $35 per shift worked.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Help Wanted: Winter Sports Area Supervisor

Supervises the Winter Sports Area (All-purpose building, toboggan slides, sled-saucer hills, ice rinks, adjacent grounds) and other employees, assists the public, enforces rules, meets and serves patrons cheerfully & effectively. $10.32 - $10.82/Hr.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Concession Worker

Responsible for assisting in opening, operating, and closing the concession stand. Employee will also prepare food, stock shelves, assist customers, make change, and keep the concession area and equipment clean. $9.56/hour. Deadline: December 8, 4:00 pm.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Help Wanted: Facilities Supervisor II

Assists in management of Willett Arena & swimming pool, maintenance, custodial, & grounds tasks for Ice Arena and outdoor swimming pool, cleanup & maintenance of outdoor & indoor recreation facilities & Parks Dept. $43,139. Deadline December 1.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Help Wanted: Winter Sports Area Supervisor

Supervises Winter Sports Area All-purpose building, toboggan slides, sled/saucer hills, ice rinks, & other employees. Must be able to meet & serve patrons cheerfully & effectively, and must maintain control over Winter Sports Area. $10.32 - $10.82/hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Help Wanted: Winter Sports Area Attendants

Winter Sports Area Attendants are responsible for operation & supervision of Iverson Park toboggan slides, sled/saucer hills, ice rink, & All-purpose building. Must be able to meet & serve patrons cheerfully & effectively. $9.31 - $9.72/hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Help Wanted: TV Production Assistant

Takes part in all aspects of the production of Government Access Television programs including, but not limited to, live and/or videotaped coverage of government meetings. Approx. 2 nights per month. Approx. 4 hours/night. $15.86 per hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Skate Guards

Skateguards are responsible for the daily operation and supervision of the Goerke Park outdoor ice rink surface, immediate surrounding area and building. Must be able to meet and serve patrons in a cheerful and professional manner. $9.31 - $9.72 Hourly.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Nov. 13 City Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The November 13 City Committee & Special Council meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, November 14 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: November 10, 2017

Nov. 9 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The November 9 County Board meeting video is online. It will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Monday, November 13 at 7:30 AM, 5:30 pm, and 8:30 pm, Wed., Nov. 15 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thurs., Nov. 16 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: November 7, 2017

November 6 City Plan Commission Video Online on TV & on Radio

The November 6 City Plan Commission meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, November 7 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, November 8 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #20 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza's special guests are Sean Piette and Katrina Hansen, President and Vice President of the UWSP Student Body.

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: November 2, 2017

Help Wanted: TV Production Assistant

Takes part in all aspects of the production of Government Access Television programs including, but not limited to, live and/or videotaped coverage of government meetings. Approx. 2 nights per month. Approx. 4 hours/night. $15.86 per hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 1, 2017

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

Episode 80 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, focuses on the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra.

"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


Parks & Rec

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Learn to Skate Brochure and Registration

Ice Skating Lessons for the entire family at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena run January 9 - March 10. Mail or drop off registration form with payment and waiver. Registrations will not be accepted after the second lesson.

See Brochure & Registration Forms (pdf)
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Help Wanted: Facilities Supervisor II

Assists in management of Willett Arena & swimming pool, maintenance, custodial, & grounds tasks for Ice Arena and outdoor swimming pool, cleanup & maintenance of outdoor & indoor recreation facilities & Parks Dept. $43,139. Deadline December 1.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Help Wanted: Winter Sports Area Supervisor

Supervises the Winter Sports Area (All-purpose building, toboggan slides, sled-saucer hills, ice rinks, adjacent grounds) and other employees, assists the public, enforces rules, meets and serves patrons cheerfully & effectively. $10.32 - $10.82/Hr.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Building Supervisor, KB Willett Arena

Responsible for supervising and operating the K.B. Willett Ice Arena when the Facilities Supervisors are not present. Experience in the operation & maintenance of a Zamboni and good public relation skills are essential $11.07/Hour. Deadline: December 8.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
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
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Skate Guards

Skateguards are responsible for the daily operation and supervision of the Goerke Park outdoor ice rink surface, immediate surrounding area and building. Must be able to meet and serve patrons in a cheerful and professional manner. $9.31 - $9.72 Hourly.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Police

3 Stories
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Overnight Street Parking Allowed November 22 - 25

Overnight parking restrictions are lifted Wednesday, Nov. 22 - Saturday, Nov. 25. Cars parked on the street after 2 AM do not need to be reported but must adhere to posted parking restrictions (no parking zones, etc.). Normal rules resume Sunday, Nov. 26

See Regular Parking Regulations
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 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)

Transit

2 Stories
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Stevens Point Transit Free Ride Fridays

Everyone can ride the City Bus for FREE during the holiday season on the following Fridays: November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, and December 22.

Get More Transit Information
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Bus Service Schedule Changes for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23: No Regular & Campus Routes or Point Plus Paratransit service. Friday, Nov. 24: normal Regular Routes & Point Plus, but no bus service for Campus Routes. Saturday, Nov. 25 no bus service for Regular & Campus routes or Point Plus.


Winter Sports

1 Story
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Help Wanted: Seasonal Skate Guards

Skateguards are responsible for the daily operation and supervision of the Goerke Park outdoor ice rink surface, immediate surrounding area and building. Must be able to meet and serve patrons in a cheerful and professional manner. $9.31 - $9.72 Hourly.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs


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