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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Drop-Off Closing Early on Saturday, January 26

The City's Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-Off site at 100 Sixth Ave. will close at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 26.

Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: January 22, 2019

January 21 City Council Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The January 21 City Council Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, January 22 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Conversation on Future of Downtown & Division St. Corridor Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The January 17 Conversation on Future of Downtown & Division St. Corridor video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Monday, January 21 at 5 & 10 pm, and Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Help Wanted: Firefighters

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, EMS, firefighting, and rescue operations. Candidates will be required to pass the International Association of Fire Fighters Candidate Physical Ability Test at CVTC in Eau Claire. Apply by February 6.

Information about the CPAT exam can be found at www.firedepartmenthiring.com In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities and we encourage both prospective em...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Help Wanted: Firefighters

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, EMS, firefighting, and rescue operations. Candidates will be required to pass the International Association of Fire Fighters Candidate Physical Ability Test at CVTC in Eau Claire. Apply by February 6.

Information about the CPAT exam can be found at www.firedepartmenthiring.com In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities and we encourage both prospective em...

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Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: January 16, 2019

January 15 County Board Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The January 15 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, January 16 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 16, 2019

TDS Expanding Fiber Services to Stevens Point

TDS Telecom & the City of Stevens Point announce plans to install a high-speed fiber-optic network for City residents. The proposal was approved by the Finance Committee on Jan. 14 and is expected to have the Council’s support at next week’s meeting.

Construction on the approximately $12-15 million network will begin this spring with the first customers connected in the fall.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to be growing with Stevens Point,” says Drew Petersen, senior vice pr...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

City Employees - New National Access Program Cards

To access health care providers in the Security Administrative Services National Access Program, you need your regular SAS (Health Insurance) card and the National Access card. New National Access Cards have been sent to employees with Health Insurance.

Get More Information City Employees
Posted on: January 15, 2019

January 14 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The January 14 City Committee videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, January 15 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Central Wisconsin Economic Development Fund Offers Business Financing

CWED provides $5,000 - $1,000,000 micro loans & gap financing to businesses. Understanding that new projects sometimes create a financial burden, CWED works with the borrower & other lenders to provide loans with affordable interest & flexible terms.

Entrepreneurs wear many hats as managers, sales people, bookkeepers, customer service reps and marketing agents, all in a day’s work.  Successful entrepreneurs have a significant support system to help them accomplish their tasks. &...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Goerke Park Ice Rinks OPEN this Weekend

The Goerke Park ice rinks are scheduled to re-open Friday, January 11 (weather & conditions permitting). All other Winter Sports areas are still closed.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Goerke Park Ice Rinks OPEN this Weekend

The Goerke Park ice rinks are scheduled to re-open Friday, January 11 (weather & conditions permitting). All other Winter Sports areas are still closed.

Winter Sports
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Stevens Point City Bus Routes on Google Maps

You can now use Google Maps to navigate the Stevens Point City Bus. Enter your start and end location and click the Transit button for directions. Google will tell you where and when to get on the bus and when you will arrive.

Just use the Transit button (it looks like a bus or a train) to get Mass Transit directions instead of driving directions. The map will show you the bus route and any walking you might have to do in order to get to and from the bus. Sometimes it will give...

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Transit
Posted on: January 8, 2019

City Employees - Summary Plan Description Published

The Summary Plan Description provides detailed information about the City’s Health Insurance Plan.

See the Summary Plan Description (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: January 4, 2019

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The January, 2019 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascension Employer Solutions.

Visit the City Employee Website City Employees
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City Receives Grant from American Transmission Company

The Stevens Point Forestry Department, in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, has received a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Company's Pollinator Planting Program. The City applied last fall and was just notified of the award.

ATC’s Pollinator Planting Program provides funding for the purchase of seeds, plugs, or plants that are low-growing, native perennials that can be planted within the transmission line right-of-way.  This type of compatible vegetation ca...

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Forestry
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City Receives Grant from American Transmission Company

The Stevens Point Forestry Department, in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, has received a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Company's Pollinator Planting Program. The City applied last fall and was just notified of the award.

ATC’s Pollinator Planting Program provides funding for the purchase of seeds, plugs, or plants that are low-growing, native perennials that can be planted within the transmission line right-of-way.  This type of compatible vegetation can thrive w...

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Home Page News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Offers Two New Grant Programs

The City, through the Redevelopment Authority, is pleased to announce two new grant programs, Neighbor Helping Neighbor and Residential Structure Demolition, to assist those home owners and properties who are most in need.

The first program, Neighbor Helping Neighbor, is designed for low and moderate income residents to receive up to $1,000 in reimbursement funding for materials for property improvement projects.  Please note, labor is not an eligible cost.&nbs...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Offers Two New Grant Programs

The City, through the Redevelopment Authority, is pleased to announce two new grant programs, Neighbor Helping Neighbor and Residential Structure Demolition, to assist those home owners and properties who are most in need.

The first program, Neighbor Helping Neighbor, is designed for low and moderate income residents to receive up to $1,000 in reimbursement funding for materials for property improvement projects.  Please note, labor is not an eligible cost.&nbs...

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Home Page News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

City Employees - 2019 Wellness Program Flyer Available

The 2019 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is an opportunity for employees on the City’s high deductible health insurance plan to earn Health Savings Account dollars by completing simple objectives. All details are available in the flyer.

See the 2019 Wellness Program Flyer (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Iverson Park Winter Sports Area CLOSED

The Iverson Park Winter Sports Area and outdoor skating rinks are CLOSED until further notice. Sorry, kids, but the Heat Miser is winning his fight with the Snow Miser right now.

Winter Sports Hours & More Info Winter Sports
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Self-Serve Sand & Salt for City Residents

The City of Stevens Point has brought back self-serve sand & salt mix for residential sidewalk use, available regionally throughout the City. This sand & salt mixture is also still available to residents Free-of-Charge at the City Garage at 100 Sixth Ave.

Residential Sand & Salt Mix is available at:

  • Atwell Park, on the corner of Jordan and Soo Marie
  • Morton Park, on the corner of Michigan and Bush
  • The corner of Phillips and College
  • The corner of Fifth Ave. & Second St.
  • See a Map of these Locations (PDF)

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Sidewalk Snow Removal
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Changes to Long-Term Parking Lot Permits

Municipal Lot #8 is no longer a 24-hour permitted lot. You can park there during the day without restrictions, but overnight parking is not allowed. Lots #4 & #21 now cost $25 per month. There are no Lot #22 permits available for 2019.

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