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Assessor

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

2017 Open Book and Board of Review

Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination Mon., Sept. 11 - Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8 am - 5 pm in the Assessor’s Office. The Board of Review will meet at 9 am on Tues., Oct. 3, in the City Conference Rm.

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF 2017 OPEN BOOK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 70.45 of Wis. statutes, the Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination on Monday, September 11 to Friday, September 15,...See the Official Notice


Employees

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The August, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.

Visit the City Employee Website

Forestry

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Dutch Elm Disease Can be Prevented

Dutch elm disease season has begun its annual reign, but if residents know what to look for and the disease is caught early, elm trees can be saved. DED is largely preventable if the elm trees are injected with a fungicide applied by a certified arborist.

    Dutch elm disease is spread overland by two types of beetles that feed in the crotches of young twigs of elms. The beetles carry a fungus that causes the disease on their bodies, and the disease is introduced to the tree as the beet...Read More & Watch Video Get More DED Information

Home Page News

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Stevens Point in Top 10 Small College Towns

Schools.com analyzed data from 170 towns with populations fewer than 150,000, big enough to offer amenities but small enough that students don't get lost in the crowd - and factors important to students now and also that may be important later in life.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Ald. Jennings to Hold Office Hours

Stevens Point First District Alder Tori Jennings will hold office hours on Thursday, Aug. 24 at Hi Rise Manor, 1300 Briggs Ct 3:30 to 5:30 PM. Any district or city resident may attend to share ideas and discuss concerns or questions about city matters.

Posted on: August 10, 2017

New Job Posting Service - SUBSCRIBE NOW to Get Notices

The City of Stevens Point is using a new job posting service, and our old Job Postings module is being retired. To receive email and./or text notices whenever we post a job opening, subscribe to the "Job Opportunities" category in our News Flash Module.

The City of Stevens Point is using a new job posting service, so this one will no longer be used. We have attempted to import all subscribers into the new system, but YOU MUST CONFIRM YOUR SUBSCRIPTION in order for it to become active.

You will receive an ...Read More

Go to the News Flash Module to Sign Up
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Hoover & Industrial Park Rd. Intersection Closed Aug. 7 - Mid-October

The Hoover Rd. Rail Grade Separation project will close the intersection of Hoover and Industrial Park Rd. Mon., Aug. 7 until mid-October. The detour will be signed as it was in June. The completion date for the project has moved from Nov. 1 to Oct.18.

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Consider Serving on a City Committee

The City of Stevens Point has vacancies on its Arts & Culture Advisory, Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory, Deer Culling, & Transportation Committees. Each advises the City Council on issues specific to its mission. City residents, please apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (pdf)
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Construction on US 10 - Country Club Dr. to Badger Ave.

Work on US 10 between Country Club & Badger is scheduled to begin as early as Monday, July 17. Work will include pavement repairs, maintenance & repairs on the I-39 overpass; updating signal loop detectors, and installing new signs & pavement markings.

To minimize traffic impacts, the majority of work will be completed at nighttime (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.). However, some delays and backups are possible during peak travel times. To keep apprised of progress and construction staging we encourage you ...Read More
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

The Prentice St. Reconstruction Project began Monday, May 15. The project is anticipated to be completed by early October. Letters to Residents have been posted to give information, answer questions, provide maps, and more.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
Read More

Visit the Project Page for More Info.

Job Opportunities

3 Stories
Posted on: August 10, 2017

New Job Posting Service - SUBSCRIBE NOW to Get Notices

The City of Stevens Point is using a new job posting service, and our old Job Postings module is being retired. To receive email and./or text notices whenever we post a job opening, subscribe to the "Job Opportunities" category in our News Flash Module.

The City of Stevens Point is using a new job posting service, so this one will no longer be used. We have attempted to import all subscribers into the new system, but YOU MUST CONFIRM YOUR SUBSCRIPTION in order for it to become active.

You will receive an ...Read More

Go to the News Flash Module to Sign Up
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Help Wanted: Building Inspection Superintendent

This position is a skilled, professional, department level position responsible to plan, organize and direct personnel, programs, policies and administration of the Building Inspection Division. Applications accepted until position is filled

StevensPoint.com/Jobs
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Help Wanted: Park & Recreation Facilities Supervisor

Full-Time Position responsible for overall management of Willett Arena & Pool including preventive maintenance, repairs, and scheduling, & scheduling events for Community Stadium. Assists in coordinating city-wide special events. Apply by August 21.

StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

8 Stories
Posted on: August 16, 2017

August 15 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The August 15 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Wed., August 16 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thurs., August 17 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: August 14, 2017

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

August 14 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum ch. 984) & on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM, Tues., Aug. 15 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wed., Aug 16 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #18 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and Assistant Police Chief Mike Rottier talk about the Police Department and Back-to-School Traffic Safety.

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 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satu...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Aug. 7 Special Council & Personnel Videos Online on TV & on Radio

The Aug. 7 Special City Council & Personnel Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tues., Aug. 8 at 7:07 pm, and Wed., Aug. 9 at 1:59 am and 9:37 am (after Plan Commission).

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: August 8, 2017

August 7 City Plan Commission Video Online on TV & on Radio

The August 7 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, August 8 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: August 4, 2017

"Local Perspective" Program Features Dist. 4 Alder Heidi Oberstadt

Jerry Deschane, Executive Director of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, hosts this program discussing "Civil Discourse" with special guest Heidi Oberstadt, the City of Stevens Point's Fourth District Alderperson.

"Local Perspective" is produced by Deschane and Gail Sumi from the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. This episode was recorded and edited by Stevens Point Community Media. The program can also be seen on the City's website in the Video Archiv...Read More & Watch the Episode
Posted on: August 2, 2017

New Portage County Matters Online, on TV, & on Radio

Episode 77 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Melissa Sabel from the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications at the following times:

  • Wednesdays at 4:30 pm
  • Thursdays at 7:00 am and 7:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:30 AM and 5:30 pm
  • Saturdays at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm...
Read More & Watch the Episode

Posted on: August 2, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #17 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his very special guests talk about the United Way's 2017 Fundraising Campaign.

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 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satu...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule

Parks & Rec

4 Stories
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Pool & Waterslide Complex CLOSED for the Season

The Donald Copps Municipal Pool & Waterslide Complex is CLOSED for the Season. See you next Summer!

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Learn to Skate Brochure and Registration

Ice Skating Lessons for the entire family at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena run September 16 - October 17. Mail or drop off registration form with payment and waiver beginning Monday, August 14. Registrations will not be accepted after the second lesson.

See Brochure & Registration Forms (pdf)
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

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 24-79% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Goerke & Mead Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

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

Get More Information

Police

2 Stories
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Police Dept. Records Window Closed August 29

The Stevens Point Police Dept. must close its Records window in City Hall on Tuesday, August 29 for a training event that is required for equipment implementation.

Posted on: July 26, 2017

SPPD Seeking Info about Car Tire Vandalism

In the alleys next to the 2100-2300 blocks of Illinois Ave, Michigan Ave., & Freemont St., 20 vehicles had their tires punctured in the morning of July 21. If you have information about this case, please call 715-346-1515 or anonymously at 888-346-6600.


Road Construction/Closings

4 Stories
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Hoover & Industrial Park Rd. Intersection Closed Aug. 7 - Mid-October

The Hoover Rd. Rail Grade Separation project will close the intersection of Hoover and Industrial Park Rd. Mon., Aug. 7 until mid-October. The detour will be signed as it was in June. The completion date for the project has moved from Nov. 1 to Oct.18.

See the Detour (pdf)
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Maria Drive Reconstruction Project

The Maria Dr. Reconstruction Project from the intersection of Second St. to First St., will begin Tues., July 18. Work should be completed by late August.

This project is an extension of the Prentice Street Reconstruction Project. The contractor is scheduled to close the corridor and begin utility installation on the project. As shown on the map, the project is from the intersection of Second Street to ...Read More See the Construction Map (pdf)
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Construction on US 10 - Country Club Dr. to Badger Ave.

Work on US 10 between Country Club & Badger is scheduled to begin as early as Monday, July 17. Work will include pavement repairs, maintenance & repairs on the I-39 overpass; updating signal loop detectors, and installing new signs & pavement markings.

To minimize traffic impacts, the majority of work will be completed at nighttime (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.). However, some delays and backups are possible during peak travel times. To keep apprised of progress and construction staging we encourage you ...Read More
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

The Prentice St. Reconstruction Project began Monday, May 15. The project is anticipated to be completed by early October. Letters to Residents have been posted to give information, answer questions, provide maps, and more.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
Read More

Visit the Project Page for More Info.

Transit

4 Stories
Posted on: July 31, 2017

East Side/Crossroads Bus Route Detour

August 7 - Mid October, the East Side / Crossroads City Bus Route will follow a detour around the Hoover Ave./Industrial Park Rd. construction. Buses northbound on Hoover will turn left on Heffron, then right on Leahy, and left on Industrial Park Rd.

See the Detour Map (pdf)
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Point Transit's North Point Route to Detour around Prentice St.

The North Point route of Stevens Point Transit is using a detour around the Prentice St. construction project from May 15 until the project is completed in early October (weather permitting). Due to driver concerns, the route was updated on May 23.

Stevens Point Transit's North Point route will be following this detour:

Outbound: The bus will continue north on Union Street to Maria Drive and turn right. It will continue east on Maria Drive and resume the route as normal.

Inbound: The bus will c...

See the Detour Map

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Point Transit is offering a Youth Ride Free program June 8 - September 1. Youth through age 18 can ride City buses free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.

Get More City Bus Information
Posted on: April 28, 2017

No Campus Bus Routes May 20 - September 4

There will be no UWSP Campus bus routes from Sat., May 20 to Mon., September 4. Campus routes include the Campus Connection, Campus Shopping, Late Night Transit, & Campus Point Plus. All Campus routes will return to service on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Get More City Bus Information


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