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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Drop-Off Hours Return to Normal June 24

The Stevens Point Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will STOP their extended hours effective June 24, but will continue to accept water-damaged items through July 1 during their regular hours: Tues. & Thurs. 1 - 7 pm; Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

July 4 (Week of July 1-8) Garbage & Recycling Schedule

We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 3 (put your bins out Sunday instead of Monday). There will be no collection, and the drop-off will be closed, on Tuesday, July 4. There will be no other changes to the schedule.

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...
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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Yard Waste Drop Off Hours Extended

Until further notice, the City's yard waste drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 am to 3 pm, and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Post-Storm Health and Safety Guidance

Portage Co. residents still experience risks to health & safety from power lines and trees down over roadways and on top of structures, flooded roadways, flooded buildings, and power outages. PCHHS offers Health & Safety Guidance for affected residents.

In an effort to minimize health complications during the cleanup and recovery efforts, Portage County Health and Human Service, Division of Public Health (PCHHS-DPH) suggests the following to keep residents and their families safe:

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See a Health & Safety Fact Sheet (pdf)
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Stevens Point Storm Event Update - June 16

As of 9 AM on Friday, June 16, all health safety issues are being addressed. Crews continue to work on cleanup & will continue to do so for several days. WPS says that as of 4:30 AM, all customers affected in the WPS territory have had power restored.

We remind residents that life safety issues are still our number-one priority and if residents have emergency situations they should call 9-1-1. Any remaining non-emergency issues can still be directed to 715-343-6200.

Please be aware of the following:

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Mayor Wiza Seeking Donations for Fireworks

Mayor Wiza started a fundraiser with the goal of adding just $5,000 to our fireworks budget. Many people have donated $10 or more. We’re taking donations at City Hall and via a GoFundMe page. We are about $1,800 short of that $5,000 goal.

Riverfront Rendezvous is less than a month away, and it looks to be another spectacular celebration at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. The entertainment has been booked and the food vendors are set. Nearly three months ago, Mayor Mike Wiza looked into what surro...Read More Donate to Increase our Fireworks Display
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. has received the Insurance Services Office rating of Class 2. Starting in July, property & business owners in the City should contact their agents to inform them of this ISO grade change for possible savings on premiums.

ISO currently evaluates over 46,000 Fire Departments Nationwide, and the Stevens Point Fire Department has scored in top 3%. This rating reflects the hard work and dedication of the Stevens Point Fire Department, the Stevens Point Water Department, the Ci...Read More

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

UWSP Student Study Compares Tax Revenue & Residential Revenue Generation

A study by UWSP undergraduate student Yoon Bin Bae shows the urban growth trends that are evident in the City of Stevens Point, and takes a look at the growth and decline of proportional revenue generated by each City aldermanic district since 2001.

Yoon, a Natural Resource Planning major with minors in Geography and Natural Resource Management at UW-Stevens Point, spent nine months researching tax revenue trends of parcels in Portage County and the City of Stevens Point under the advisement of Chris...Read More

See a Presentation of the Study's Findings (pdf
Posted on: April 13, 2017

City of Stevens Point Property & Maintenance Survey

The City of Stevens Point is updating various sections of the Municipal Code of Ordinances which relate to existing structures, rental properties, maintenance, and subsequent land uses within the City. You can participate by taking a brief online survey.

Given the potential broad reaching effects of this code the City is actively gathering information from residents and property owners on what their issues and concerns are.   The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and includes no more...Read More

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