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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Nov. 8 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Presidential Election may vote in-person starting Monday, September 26. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee.

The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Monday, September 26, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall. Starting Monday, October 24, voters will ...Read More

Get More Voting Information
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Poll Workers Wanted

The City of Stevens Point is accepting applications from people interested in serving their community as poll workers.

We are anticipating high voter participation in the presidential election this fall, and are looking to hire additional poll workers to make sure the polling places run efficiently.

Recent changes in election law removed municipal residency requiremen...Read More

See Application, Responsibilities, FAQs, and More

Employees

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

City Employees - Flu Shots Available

Free flu vaccinations are available for current employees & their spouses/domestic partners. On-site vaccination clinics are scheduled, or you can go to MMG Occupational Medicine with a walk-in vaccine request form, available from the Personnel Office.

If you have to go to MMG Occupational Medicine, call 715-346-5243 ahead of time to check availability of the vaccine and staff to administer it. A questionnaire / consent form must be completed prior to being vaccinated.

Domestic Partners must have sub...Read More

See Schedule & Consent Form (pdf)
Posted on: September 8, 2016

City Employees - Wis. Retirement System Newsletter Available

The Wis. Dept. of Employee Trust Funds has released their September Retirement System News & Information for Non-Retired Members of the Retirement System. Topics include "Why We are in Public Service," "Contribution Rates to Increase in 2007," and more.

See the WRS Newsletter Online
Posted on: September 6, 2016

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The September EAP Connection & Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, & Ministry Health. Topics include Relaxation for Stress Relief, School Nutrition, Pokémon Go Safety, & more.

Visit the City Employee Website

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Stevens Point Fire Fighters Turn Out in Pink

In an effort to fight breast cancer and other cancers, Stevens Point fire fighters will sport the color pink in October, and will sell pink shirts at Station 1, 1701 Franklin St., all month. They will donate the proceeds to the Saint Michael’s Foundation.

"Fire fighters are motivated to get involved for many reasons, and often it’s because they have been personally affected by the disease," says Shane Westphal, a fire fighter with the Stevens Point Fire Department and a director of Local 484 ...Read More, See Design

Get More Fire Dept. Information

Home Page News

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Stevens Point Fire Fighters Turn Out in Pink

In an effort to fight breast cancer and other cancers, Stevens Point fire fighters will sport the color pink in October, and will sell pink shirts at Station 1, 1701 Franklin St., all month. They will donate the proceeds to the Saint Michael’s Foundation.

"Fire fighters are motivated to get involved for many reasons, and often it’s because they have been personally affected by the disease," says Shane Westphal, a fire fighter with the Stevens Point Fire Department and a director of Local 484 ...Read More, See Design

Get More Fire Dept. Information
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Absentee Voting & Sample Ballots for Nov. 8 Election

Individuals who wish to vote early in the Presidential Election may vote in-person starting Monday, September 26. Voters must bring proper photo identification. Voters may also submit a written request/application to have an absentee ballot sent to them.

City Clerk John Moe reminds voters that they have two options for voting absentee.

The first option is to vote in-person. Beginning Monday, September 26, voters can vote at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall. Starting Monday, October 24, voters will ...Read More

Get More Voting Information
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Mayor Creates Advisory Council on Arts & Culture

Mayor Mike Wiza announced that he has appointed the members of the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Arts and Culture. The group is comprised of people who have insight and interest into Arts and Culture. They will be advisory to the Mayor’s office.

"We are fortunate to live in a community that really has a lot of different interests. This is one way I hope to keep some of those interests in focus as we plan our community,” Mayor Wiza said. “I hope to have even more of these types of groups to e...Read More

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Relocate your Business to Stevens Point

The City of Stevens Point is home to 3 Business/Industrial Parks, including the 700 acre East Park Commerce Center, and has won many awards and received special recognitions that show the City of Stevens Point is a great place to relocate your business.

Read about our Business/Industrial Parks
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Second Fishing Pier Installed in Bukolt Lagoon

The Prime Water Anglers have completed the second of 5 fishing piers for the disabled that will be installed at the Bukolt Park lagoon. This fishing pier is located on the bridge across the middle of the lagoon and allows fishing from both sides.

The Prime Water Anglers extend a public "Thank You" to the many community recreational patrons and users of Bukolt Park for their patience and kind words of praise during the construction of the “center” disabled fishing pier project this su...Read More

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Stevens Point Receives $390,141 WisDOT Transportation Alternative Program Project Grant

The City has received $390,141 dollars of Federal Funds through the WisDOT TAP Project to fund a community-wide project that will create 13.16 miles of bicycle lanes, urban shoulders, and shared lane marking on existing collector and arterial streets.

Stevens Point's is one of 33 projects and $15 million of approved TAP funding for the 2016-2020 program cycle.

The Stevens Point Bicycle Transportation Network Improvement Project is scheduled to begin in 2017 with the design phase of the project. Con...Read More

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Poll Workers Wanted

The City of Stevens Point is accepting applications from people interested in serving their community as poll workers.

We are anticipating high voter participation in the presidential election this fall, and are looking to hire additional poll workers to make sure the polling places run efficiently.

Recent changes in election law removed municipal residency requiremen...Read More

See Application, Responsibilities, FAQs, and More

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Sept. 22 Plan Commission Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Sept. 22 Plan Commission meeting is online. It can be seen on Community TV Ch. 984 & heard on 105.9 FM WSNP-LP, Fri. Sept. 23 at 8 pm; Sat. Sept. 24 at 8:30 am & 1:30 pm; & Mon., Sept. 26 at 9:30 am. It also plays on the radio Fri, Sept. 23 at 2 pm.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza Epi. 8 Online, on Radio, on TV

The guest on the eighth episode of Mayor Wiza's TV show "Talking Point" is City Attorney Andrew Logan Beveridge.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Communications, and heard on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, at the following times:

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

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Sept. 20 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Sept. 20 County Board meeting is online. It can also be seen on Community TV Ch. 984 & heard on 105.9 FM WSNP-LP, Wed., Sept. 21 at 5:00 pm & 11:00 pm, & Thurs., Sept. 22 at 7:30 am. It also plays on the radio (not TV) Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 11 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Sept. 19 Common Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Sept. 19 City Council meeting is online & can also be seen on Community TV Ch. 984 & heard on WSNP, 105.9 FM Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 5:00 pm & 11:00 pm, & Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 am. It also plays on the radio (not TV) Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Noon.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: September 8, 2016

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

Episode 66 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Rene Daniels of the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board.

"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications, and can be heard on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM Radio, 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...
Read More & Watch the Episode


Parks & Rec

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Second Fishing Pier Installed in Bukolt Lagoon

The Prime Water Anglers have completed the second of 5 fishing piers for the disabled that will be installed at the Bukolt Park lagoon. This fishing pier is located on the bridge across the middle of the lagoon and allows fishing from both sides.

The Prime Water Anglers extend a public "Thank You" to the many community recreational patrons and users of Bukolt Park for their patience and kind words of praise during the construction of the “center” disabled fishing pier project this su...Read More


Riverfront Arts Center

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Unlikely Pairs though October 23 at the Riverfront Arts Center

Unlikely Pairs is an exhibit of complimentary contrasts featuring artists Rosalie Beck & Kim Vaughter. Riverfront Arts Center Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11:00 am - 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm; Admission is free.1200 Crosby Ave., Stevens Point.

                 Photos from Unlikely Pairs ExhibitSee Photos, Get More Info

More Riverfront Arts Center Information

Road Construction/Closings

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Hoover Rd. & Joerns Dr. Closed for Utility Work

Hoover Rd. from Industrial Park Dr. to Woodward, and Joerns Dr. just east of Hoover, are closed for utility work and will be closed for several weeks. The intersection of Industrial Park & Hoover will not be closed. A detour uses CTH HH, I-39, & HWY 66.


Winter Sports

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Iverson Winter Sports area and Goerke Skating Rinks CLOSED

Iverson Park sled hills, snowboard hill, toboggan run, and ice rink, and Goerke skating rinks are CLOSED for the season. (Subject to change without notice, depending on conditions.)

Winter Sports Hours & Information


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