1. April 7 is National Service Recognition Day

    Mayor Wiza proclaims April 7, 2020 as National Service Recognition Day in Stevens Point, & encourages residents to recognize the positive impact of national service in our community, to thank those who serve, & to find ways to give back to the community. Read More
  2. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Stevens Point

    Mayor Mike Wiza has joined CAP Services’ Family Crisis Center victim advocates & other communities across the country in taking action to prevent sexual violence by proclaiming the month of April 2020 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Stevens Point. Read More
  3. Safer at Home: FAQs & Essential Businesses

    There has been some confusion about what is or isn't an "essential business" under Wisconsin's Safer at Home order. Representative Shankland has been helpful in getting it more clearly defined, & the Governor's office has issued FAQs for clarification. Read the Safer at Home FAQs (PDF)
  4. Some City Meetings to be Cablecast & Streamed LIVE

    As of Monday, April 6, some City of Stevens Point Board, Committee, Commission, & Council meetings will be streamed LIVE online & played LIVE on Spectrum Cable TV channel 984. (Committee Members will participate via Zoom rather than in person.) Read More
  5. Coronavirus Update Video from Mayor Mike Wiza

    In the new episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza delivers an update on Covid-19 and its impact on the City of Stevens Point. Recorded March 30, 2020. Watch the Video
  6. County Economic Leaders Form COVID-19 Economic Recovery Team

    Regional economic leaders have formed the County-wide Economic Recovery Team to provide assistance to local businesses through the COVID-19 Pandemic and economic recession expected to occur as a result of the pandemic. Read More
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  1. Burning Permits Suspended Until Further Notice

    The City of Stevens Point is not under the DNR's rules, but do we mirror their actions. All burning permits for Stevens Point are suspended until further notice, to limit contact with the public & reduce first responder exposure to COVID-19. Read More
  2. City Streets Dept. Office & Drop-Off SIte Closed Until Further Notice

    We will not be issuing new carts at this time. The bulk item, yard waste, and recycling drop-off site is temporarily closed. Garbage & recycling curbside collection will take place as usual with no changes until further notice. Visit the Public Works Dept. Website for More Info
  3. Request for Proposal - Park Paddle Craft Rentals & Facility Leasing

    The Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Dept. requests proposals for a service contract to provide paddle craft (kayak, canoe, tube, paddleboard, etc.) equipment rentals at Bukolt Park and Iverson Park and leasing the three vacant City-owned buildings. See the Complete RFP For More Info (PDF)
  4. Riverfront Rendezvous Still Planned for July 3, 4, 5

    The Riverfront Rendezvous planning committee has been meeting & reviewing information from the CDC and Wis. Dept. of Health Services in relation to COVID-19, and is still planning to for the 2020 Riverfront Rendezvous to take place on July 3, 4, & 5. Read More
  5. Portage County Solid Waste to Reduce Services

    The Portage County Solid Waste Department has taken actions to avoid the spread of COVID-19 virus to not only the public, but also to their staff who must remain healthy in order to provide waste and recycling disposal services. Read More
  1. Parks and Trails Open, Playgrounds Closed

    City of Stevens Point parks and trail systems are open, but all playgrounds are CLOSED until further notice. The use of playgrounds is prohibited due to the spread of the coronavirus and Governor Tony Evers' “Safer at Home” order. Read More
  2. Changes to Polling Places for April 7 Spring Election

    In response to the Department of Health Services restriction of public access to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and the University of Stevens Point campus, three polling locations have been moved for the April 7, 2020 Spring election. Read More
  3. Bulk Item Pickups Canceled Until Further Notice

    ALL bulk item pickups are canceled until further notice. Please do not put any bulk items on the curb for pickup until further notice. Garbage and recycling pickups are happening as regularly scheduled.
  4. Police Chief Skibba Suspended for 15 Days

    The City of Stevens Point Police & Fire Commission has issued a 15-day suspension without pay to Police Chief Marty Skibba for violation of Department Rules. The suspension becomes effective immediately and will result in a significant loss of wages. Read More
  5. Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Event Cancelations

    The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. is following Covid-19 information released by the CDC & the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services as we make decisions about upcoming events and activities, and we have canceled several upcoming events. Read More
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