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.
The August 2018 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascention Employer Solutions.
Nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer each year in the United States. Skin cancer can be serious, expensive, and sometimes even deadly. Fortunately, most skin cancers can be prevented.
Heat Illness is an often overlooked risk when working outdoors in extreme heat and humidity, and can range from heat rashes and cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke (which is life-threatening). However, heat illness is preventable.
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.
It has been hot and dry lately, and trees around Stevens Point are showing signs of stress (wilting or dropping leaves). The Stevens Point Forestry Dept. does water some City-owned trees, but any watering property owners provide is needed and appreciated.
Trees are not just nice to sit under on a hot day, they are very beneficial to a community in many ways. A shaded house doesn't need as much air conditioning. Trees bolster property values - "Has mature trees&quo...Read More
Rising Sand Organics will pick up 5 gallon buckets of food waste that households & businesses leave at the curb. They'll swap full buckets for a clean, empty ones. The buckets have screw-top lids that seal in odors & allow for easy handling & cleaning.
Rising Sand Organics, a new cooperative farm located in Custer, is collaborating with Whitefeather Organics and Central Rivers Farmshed to bring curbside compost collection to the Stevens Point area.
UWSP waste management students helped get the ...Read More
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
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
In this short video, Mayor Mike Wiza explains the WiFi that is now available free on the Square in downtown Stevens Point.
The intersection of Fourth Ave. & Isadore St. will close with a signed detour for approx. 3 weeks as crews install new utilities. Fourth Ave. should open to traffic prior to August 22. Closure may be extended if we have bad weather or other circumstances.
Taking applications for Board of Zoning Appeals, which hears appeals to Zoning Code & makes decisions based on interpretation of Zoning Code & applicable laws. Meets only as needed so time commitment is minimal, but knowledge & commitment are essential.
American Asphalt closed the Division St. (Business 51) and North Point Dr. intersection on Thursday, June 7. Both ramps from I-39 to Division St. are closed. The closure is expected to last until August 30, 2018.
Crossing Guards are responsible for safety of school children going to & returning from school at an assigned location. Work involves traffic control, supervising people crossing streets, with emphasis on safety. $10.25 per crossing. Apply by Sept. 14.
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.
The City of Stevens Point is taking applications for seasonal jobs at the KB Willett Ice Arena, including Skate Shop Attendant, Skate Guard, Game Attendant / Building Custodian, Building Supervisor / Zamboni Operator, and Ice Skating Instructor.
Protects life & property by performing firefighting, EMS, hazardous materials, & fire prevention duties. Maintains fire equipment, apparatus, & facilities. Firefighters will perform individually &/or as a member of a team. Apply by 4 pm, August 31, 2018.
The August 16 County Board Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) Fri., Aug 17 at 4 pm & Mon., Aug. 20 at 5 pm. It will play on TV & WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wed., Aug. 22 at 5 & 10 pm, & Thurs., Aug. 23 at 7:30 am.
The 13 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, August 14 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, August 15 at 7:30 am.
Stevens Point Community Media is recording more City meetings, including the Bicycle & Pedestrian Street Safety Commission & the Historic Preservation / Design Review Commission. We have had to move other programs to make room in our TV & Radio schedules.
In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Mike and guests Laura Pfeil & Shannon Semmerling discuss the 2018 United Way Fundraising Campaign.
Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:
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.
We can offer you great savings on tickets to Noah's Ark, Mount Olympus, Great America, and the Milwaukee Zoo. We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards. Save 22-74% over gate prices!
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.)
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.
Sunday, August 12, approx. 3:37 am, Stevens Point Police & Portage Co. Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2600 block of Jefferson St. Officers spoke with the female and her husband and found that no assault had occurred.
The female did report that she believed she was being followed by a gray 4-door sedan in the alley, and when her husband arrived the car turned around and left the area. The car reportedly traveled north on Welsby Ave. and then turned west on Al...Read More
On July 23, 2018, at 1:21 AM, Law Enforcement from the Stevens Point Police Department and Portage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of Center Point Dr. and Third St. in the City of Stevens Point.
During the initial minutes of the investigation, three different individuals were stopped, and one of those was stopped twice by different Law Enforcement personnel. The facts leading to officers’ reasonable suspicion to stop and investigate ar...Read More
The Riverfront Arts Center seeks submissions for its annual Community Photo Exhibit, “Evoking Emotion.” Photograph something that inspires deep emotion in you or the viewer. The Photo Exhibit is a non-juried exhibit. All photos submitted will be accepted.
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.
Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program June 7 - August 31. Youth age 18 and under can ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.
Due to the closing of the Division St. and North Point Drive Intersection, Central Transit buses will detour using Maria Dr, 2nd St N, and Northpoint Dr. There will be no request stops at Sentry Insurance (1800 North Point Dr.) during the construction.
Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas are CLOSED for the Season. Thank you for a great year!