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Posted on: October 18, 2018

City Employees - Safety Handbook Updated

The City of Stevens Point Employee Handbook has been updated and is posted on the City's website.

See the Safety Handbook (pdf)
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: 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

4 Stories
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Absentee Voting October 24 at Portage Co. Health Care Ctr.

Absentee Voting will be administered at Portage County Health Care Center, 825 Whiting Avenue, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Special Voting Deputies appointed by the City of Stevens Point will be administering absentee voting for the residents of this facility for the upcoming election at the above time and place. Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at ...Read More More Voting Information
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Absentee Voting October 25 at Brookdale Senior Living

Absentee Voting will again be administered at Brookdale Senior Living, 5625 Sandpiper Drive, at 10:15 A.M. on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

Special Voting Deputies appointed by the City of Stevens Point will be administering absentee voting for the residents of this facility for the upcoming election at the above time and place. Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at ...Read More More Voting Information
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Absentee Ballots Available starting Oct. 1st for for Nov. 6 Election

Ballots will be available starting October 1st for City of Stevens Point residents who wish to vote in-person early for the November Election. Voters are reminded to bring proper photo identification.

The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Monday, October 1, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall.  The office will be open on the following dates and times for in-person absentee 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

2 Stories
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Request for Proposal: Extrication Equipment for Rescue and Fire Suppression Vehicles

The Stevens Point Fire Department is accepting bids for battery powered extrication equipment and tools, airbag lifting kits, and vehicle stabilization kits to outfit two fire apparatus. Proposals are due by 5:00 pm on October 26, 2018.

Read the Complete Request For Proposals (pdf)
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Stevens Point Fire Fighters Turn Out in Pink This October

In addition to fighting fires, Stevens Point Fire Fighters will wear pink throughout October to fight breast cancer & other cancers. They will sell pink shirts at Station One Sept. 24, - Oct. 31, with proceeds being donated to Saint Michael’s Foundation.

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 estimat...Read More


Garbage & Recycling

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Stevens Point Leaf Collection October 29, 2018

Leaf collection in the City of Stevens Point begins at 7 AM on Monday, October 29. All leaves, grass clippings, and garden waste must be in bags at curbside by 7 AM on the 29th. (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 29.

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

9 Stories
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Request for Proposal: Extrication Equipment for Rescue and Fire Suppression Vehicles

The Stevens Point Fire Department is accepting bids for battery powered extrication equipment and tools, airbag lifting kits, and vehicle stabilization kits to outfit two fire apparatus. Proposals are due by 5:00 pm on October 26, 2018.

Read the Complete Request For Proposals (pdf)
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Stevens Point Leaf Collection October 29, 2018

Leaf collection in the City of Stevens Point begins at 7 AM on Monday, October 29. All leaves, grass clippings, and garden waste must be in bags at curbside by 7 AM on the 29th. (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 29.

  • Leaves and grass clippings should be in any color plastic bag.
  • No bags larger than 33 gallons.
  • Do not put ...
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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Consider Serving on Deer Management Committee

We have vacancies on our Deer Management Committee, which works with local pantries, the DNR & the Police Dept., assessing/recommending options for deer herd management within the City. Typically meets 4-6 times/year. City residents, apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (pdf)
Posted on: October 9, 2018

City Seeks Christmas Tree for Downtown

We're looking for a Christmas tree for downtown. It should be nearby because we have to transport it. It should be 30 - 40 feet tall with a nice shape. It needs to be donated. We’ll cut it down. If you have one or know someone who does, call 715-346-1540.

Posted on: October 3, 2018

Parks Commission Seeks Input on Dredging Iverson Beach

The McDill Lake District wants to dredge the Iverson Park beach area to create a silt trap for sand flowing downstream toward McDill Pond. The Park Board seeks input from park users about the proposed project & its effect on the swimming area & the park.

The McDill Lake District feels that creating a silt trap will protect McDill Pond from further shallowing caused by the sand flowing down the Plover River. They propose to begin dredging the sand in the Iverson beach area after October 14, 2019. The sa...Read More
Posted on: September 27, 2018

WPS Replacing Meters in Stevens Point

Wisconsin Public Service will be replacing electric and gas meters in Stevens Point October through January or until complete. Contracted Southern Cross technicians will have WPS badges and drive vehicles branded with both Southern Cross and WPS logos.

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 26, 2018

Now Accepting Room Tax Funding Requests for Special Events

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission will accept proposals for use of future room tax funds until November 30, 2018. All completed proposals must be returned by November 30, 2018 to be considered.

Funds will granted to non-profit organizations exempt from Federal Taxation under Section (3) of the Internal Revenue code or service/civic/organizations. A priority will be given to projects/programs which will attract visitors to the community, along wi...Read More

Download the Guidelines and Proposal Forms (pdf)
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Mayor's Minute: Stanley St. Reconsideration

In this "Mayor's Minute" video, Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza discusses the recent reconsideration of the Stanley Street re-striping project.


Job Opportunities

10 Stories
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: October 19, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Ice Skating Instructor

Skating Instructor at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena. The Ice Skating Instructor is responsible for running and assisting the City Public skating lessons. 1 - 2 Positions available. $11.02/Hour. Apply by 4:00 pm, October 31.

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Help Wanted: Part-Time Bus Operator

Part-Time Bus Operator. 4:30 - 9:00 pm Monday through Friday and 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday when UWSP campus is in full session. Must be available for additional hours of work, as needed. $18.98 per hour to start. Apply by October 26, 2018.


StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Help Wanted: Seasonal Concession Employee

$9.74/hr. Employee is responsible for assisting in opening, operating, closing the concession stand. Will also prepare food, stock shelves, assist customers, make change, and keep the concession area and equipment clean. Apply by 4 pm, October 31.

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Help Wanted: Streets Maintenance Worker

$17.74/hr. Manual labor in all aspects of street dept. & public works operations, including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector, drop-off attendant. Application deadline: 4:00 pm, Nov. 1.

Get More Information & Apply
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Help Wanted: Wastewater Operator

Starting Wage is $21.12. Under supervision, assumes responsibility for the proper operation and maintenance of the sewage treatment equipment and facility. Apply by December 7, 2018.


StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Help Wanted: Community Service Officer

Part-time on-call civilian position, patrols parking and enforces meter and other parking violations. Also services parking meters, does civil applicant fingerprinting, and picks up and processes found and abandoned bicycles. Works on as as-needed basis.

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

Meeting Minutes

1 Story
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Meeting Minutes News Flashes are Discontinued

Because meeting minutes are published sporadically and often not until the Council Agenda is published, we've not made good use of the Minutes news flash, so we're discontinuing it. Please subscribe to the Meeting Agenda Calendar to receive those notices.

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Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

8 Stories
Posted on: October 17, 2018

October 16 County Board Meeting Online, on TV, & on Radio

The October 16 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, October 17 at 5 & 10:00 pm, and Thursday, October 18 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 16, 2018

October 15 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

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

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2018

September 26 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The September 26 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV channel 984 & WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, Thursday, October 11 at 5 & 10 pm, & Friday, October 12 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Oct. 10 Bike/Ped Street Safety Comm. Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The October 10 Bicycle Pedestrian Street Safety Commission meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV channel 984 & WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, Wedneday, October 10 at 5:16 & 10:16 pm, & Thursday, October 11 at 7:46 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Oct. 9 Redevelopment Authority Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The October 9 Redevelopment Authority meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV channel 984 & WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, Wednesday, October 10 at 5 & 10 pm, & Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: October 9, 2018

October 8 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The October 8 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, October 9 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, October 10 at 7:30 am.

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

New Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #30 Online, on Radio, & TV

On this episode of Talking Point, Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza's very special guest is Craig Gerlach, Superintendent of the Stevens Point Area Public School District.

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...
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See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: October 1, 2018

New Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #29 Online, on Radio, & TV

On this episode of Talking Point, Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza's very special guest is Brailey Kerber, 2018-2019 UWSP Student Body President.

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

Parks & Rec

4 Stories
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Learn to Skate Brochure and Registration

Ice Skating Lessons for the entire family run October 20 - December 4 at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena. Mail/drop off your registration form with payment and waiver beginning Saturday, October 13. Registrations will not be accepted after the second lesson.

See Brochure & Registration Forms (pdf)
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Parks Commission Seeks Input on Dredging Iverson Beach

The McDill Lake District wants to dredge the Iverson Park beach area to create a silt trap for sand flowing downstream toward McDill Pond. The Park Board seeks input from park users about the proposed project & its effect on the swimming area & the park.

The McDill Lake District feels that creating a silt trap will protect McDill Pond from further shallowing caused by the sand flowing down the Plover River. They propose to begin dredging the sand in the Iverson beach area after October 14, 2019. The sa...Read Now
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Now Accepting Room Tax Funding Requests for Special Events

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission will accept proposals for use of future room tax funds until November 30, 2018. All completed proposals must be returned by November 30, 2018 to be considered.

Funds will granted to non-profit organizations exempt from Federal Taxation under Section (3) of the Internal Revenue code or service/civic/organizations. A priority will be given to projects/programs which will attract visitors to the community, along wi...Read More

Download the Guidelines and Proposal 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

4 Stories
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Relaxed Overnight Parking for Homecoming Weekend

UWSP Homecoming is this weekend, and overnight parking ordinance enforcement will be relaxed Saturday, October 20 & Sunday, October 21 (Friday night & Saturday night). Normal enforcement of the overnight ordinance will resume on October 22.

Posted on: October 9, 2018

New Police Department Accident Report System

The Stevens Point Police Dept. will hand out cards at accidents so citizens can get a free accident report online, which will save them money and save Police Records Bureau staff time.

Get More Information
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

1 Story
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.


Winter Sports

1 Story
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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