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.
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 November, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.
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.
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.
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 City's yard waste and recycling drop-off will be closing at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 21.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are closed for the season.
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.
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.