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Posted on: September 18, 2018

City Employees - Flu Shots Available

Free flu vaccinations are available for current employees & their spouses/domestic partners if covered by the City-sponsored health plan. On-site vaccination clinics are scheduled, or you can go to Employer Solutions with a walk-in vaccine request form.

See Schedule, Consent Form, More Info (pdf)
Posted on: September 18, 2018

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The September 2018 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about an online tool that helps pick health benefits, knowing your annuity options, how sick leave credits could pay for health insurance, and more.

Read the WRS Newsletter
Posted on: September 17, 2018

City Employees - Improved Online Banking for those with an HSA

Investors Community Bank launched a new & improved online banking site in August and distributed a written guide to provide all the information you need to successfully log in to their Online Banking site to manage your Health Savings Account.

Read the Memo & Brochure (pdf)
Posted on: September 4, 2018

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The September, 2018 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascention Employer Solutions.

Visit the City Employee Website
Posted on: August 23, 2018

City Employees - Meet with Deferred Compensation Program Representative

The Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement goals. Join a WDC Program representative for one-on-one meetings at various City facilities September 5-6, 18-19, & 24. Schedule a meeting online or walk-in.

See the Deferred Comp Meeting Flyer (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

Elections / Voting

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Election Officials (Poll Workers) Wanted

The City of Stevens Point is accepting applications from people interested in serving their community as poll workers. We anticipate high voter participation this fall and need to hire more poll workers to make sure the polling places run efficiently.

Recent changes in election law removed municipal residency requirements for poll workers. Now you can be a poll worker in any municipality within the county where you reside. Attributes to be an effective poll worker are strong organization and commun...Read More See Application, Responsibilities, FAQs (pdf)

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Stevens Point Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation Pink Shirt Contest

The Stevens Point Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation is having a Pink Shirt contest for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local artists of all ages may submit T-Shirt designs to help the cause. Proceeds will benefit local cancer patients and research.

T-shirt designs must be submitted by September 30, 2018 to the Stevens Point Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation, Inc. via email to charities@stevenspointfirefightersorg with the subject: PINK SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST. Artwork may also be mailed to Stevens Po...Read More

See the Contest Rules & Waiver (pdf)

Home Page News

7 Stories
Posted on: August 26, 2018

Bicycle Transportation Network Improvements Meeting

The City is designing Bicycle Transportation Network Improvements including bike lanes, urban shoulders, & shared lane markings. We will hold a Public Meeting about this on Tues., Sept. 25, 5 - 7 pm at MSTC, 1001 Center Point Dr. Community Engagement Rm.

See a Map of the Project Area (pdf)
Posted on: August 10, 2018

New Overnight Parking Regulations & Enforcement

The City of Stevens Point Common Council approved changes to the Overnight Parking Ordinance. One exception to this ordinance is the creation of overnight permits that can be purchased online, on mobile devices, and at one kiosk downtown.

For information on how to purchase overnights permits online, please visit the City of Stevens Point website at StevensPoint.com/parking and follow the link "Overnight On-Street Parking."  Overnight permits may also be purchased (coins ...Read More

Posted on: August 17, 2018

Changes to Metered Parking near UWSP

The City of Stevens Point will be implementing changes to the on-street multi-space metered parking around the University. Changes will include an expansion of the metered zone, reduced enforcement hours, and an increase to the hourly rate.

The expanded metered parking zone will now include Stanley Street from Reserve to Fremont, Portage Street from Division Street to Reserve Street, Phillips Street from Portage Street to Briggs Street, Briggs Street from Division Street to Reserve Street, R...Read More

Get More Parking Information
Posted on: September 11, 2018

City of Stevens Point Seeking Interim City Clerk

Any qualified City resident interested in filling the City Clerk position until a special April election should submit a cover letter to the Personnel Office no later than 4:00 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018.

Any candidate chosen would also be eligible to run in the special election to fill the position through the remaining term which expires in April of 2021.

The cover letter should include why they are interested in the position and any credentials they have...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Roundabout at Division & Northpoint is OPEN

The roundabout at the intersection of Division St. & Northpoint Dr. OPEN. This WisDOT video explains the safety & efficiency of modern roundabouts and the proper way drivers, bicyclists, & pedestrians should use them.

Watch the Video
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Stevens Point Launches 2018 Paint the Plow Project

With winter just around the corner, the City of Stevens Point is kicking off a fun new project Madison, Jefferson, McKinley, Washington and Bannach elementary schools called, "Paint the Plow."

Inspired by an article he read, Assistant Superintendent of Streets Luke Kronstedt approached Mayor Mike Wiza in 2017 with the project, allowing area students to creatively personalize the plow blades used for snow removal in winter. "Last year was ...Read on...
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free WiFi on the Square (Downtown Farmers Market)

In this short video, Mayor Mike Wiza explains the WiFi that is now available free on the Square in downtown Stevens Point.


Job Opportunities

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Help Wanted: Part Time Rural Route Bus Operator

Provide safe & courteous transport of program participants to various services, deliver meals to the homebound, do vehicle inspection checks, some record keeping. Approximately 30 hours per week. $15.74/hour. Apply by 3:00 pm, September 28, 2018.

Get More Information & Apply
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Help Wanted: Plumbing Inspector

Review permit applications, issue permits, inspect of plumbing installations, and enforce plumbing codes. Works with minimal supervision. Must be licensed & certified. Position is part-time up to 24 hrs/wk. $28.27 - $29.85/Hr.

Get More Information & Apply
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. $948 - $9.89 Hourly.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: September 13, 2018

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. $10.51 - $11.02/hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: September 13, 2018

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. $9.48 - $9.89/hour.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Urban Forestry Aides

These Full-Time, Seasonal employees perform a wide variety of tasks supporting a comprehensive Urban Forestry program. They work as crew members or alone (as required for best efficiency). Supervised by the City Forester or on-site by the City Arborist.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Sept. 18 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The September 18 County Board Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, September 19 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, September 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: September 18, 2018

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

The September 17 Stevens Point City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, September 18 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, September 19 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: September 11, 2018

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

The City Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, September 11 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2018

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #28 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Mike and guests discuss UWSP's Pink Week activities, including Pink Day on Sept. 26 and the Pink (Football) Game on Sept. 29.

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 9:30 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Test of the Wireless Emergency Alert & Emergency Alert Systems October 3, 2018

FEMA and the FCC will conduct a nationwide combined test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) on October 3, 2018. (The test was postponed due to Hurricane Florence.) WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, will participate in the test.

At 2:18 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), FEMA will send a WEA test message to WEA capable wireless devices throughout the entire United States and territories. All wireless providers that have elected to participate in WEA are ...Read More


Parks & Rec

4 Stories
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fall Into the (Sculpture) Park Sept. 22

The public is invited to attend the "Fall into the Woods" celebration planned for September 22, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Stevens Point Sculpture Park. Five new pieces will be debuted in the park at 900 North Second Street in Stevens Point.

The Fall into the Park celebration will begin at 5:00 p.m. and is free to attend. Attendees will have a chance to meet the artists, listen to live music and poetry readings, take a guided tour, enjoy interactive art as well as donated food and beverages f...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Advertising Opportunities at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena

The City of Stevens Point is pleased to offer exciting advertising opportunities at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena. Proudly put your name and/or logo on In-house Digital Advertisements, Beam Walkway Displays, Seating Sections, or On-ice Dasher Board Signs.

See All Willett Ice Arena Advertising Info
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Learn to Skate Brochure and Registration

Ice Skating Lessons for the entire family at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena run September 15 - October 16. Mail or drop off registration form with payment and waiver beginning Monday, September 3. Registrations will not be accepted after the second lesson.

See Brochure & Registration Forms (pdf)
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Mead Tennis Courts OPEN

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

Get More Information

Police

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Changes to Metered Parking near UWSP

The City of Stevens Point will be implementing changes to the on-street multi-space metered parking around the University. Changes will include an expansion of the metered zone, reduced enforcement hours, and an increase to the hourly rate.

The expanded metered parking zone will now include Stanley Street from Reserve to Fremont, Portage Street from Division Street to Reserve Street, Phillips Street from Portage Street to Briggs Street, Briggs Street from Division Street to Reserve Street, R...Read More

Get More Parking Information
Posted on: August 10, 2018

New Overnight Parking Regulations and Enforcement

The City of Stevens Point Common Council approved changes to the Overnight Parking Ordinance, 9:05(1). One exception to this ordinance is the creation of overnight permits that can be purchased online, on mobile devices, and at one kiosk downtown.

For information on how to purchase overnights permits online, please visit the City of Stevens Point website at StevensPoint.com/parking and follow the link "Overnight On-Street Parking."  Overnight permits may also be purchased (coins ...Read More


Road Construction/Closings

3 Stories
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Maria Drive to Close at Isadore St. Sept. 19 - Oct. 17

The intersection of Maria Dr. & Isadore St. will close Wed., Sept. 19, for approx. 4 weeks, with a signed detour, as crews install underground utilities. Maria should be open before Oct. 17, weather and other conditions permitting.

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Roundabout at Division & Northpoint Opens August 30

The roundabout at the intersection of Division St. & Northpoint Dr. is expected to open Thursday, August 30. This WisDOT video explains the safety & efficiency of modern roundabouts and the proper way drivers, bicyclists, & pedestrians should use them.

Watch the Video
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Isadore St. Reconstruction Project to Begin Monday, July 9

Crews will begin work on Isadore St. at the intersection with Portage, working north to Fourth. Work will then continue north towards Maria. Isadore will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, until late October, weather permitting.


Transit

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

New Bus Maps Available Online

Central Transportation provides public transportation, including Fixed Route City Bus Service & Point Plus Paratransit Service, to Stevens Point, Whiting, and the Crossroads Commons shopping center in Plover. We have all-new Bus Route Maps on our website.

See all Bus Route Maps

Winter Sports

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas CLOSED for the Season

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas are CLOSED for the Season. Thank you for a great year!



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