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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Community Conversation on Downtown, May 23

On May 23, in the MSTC Community Engagement Rm., an open house focused on the Downtown so the public could participate in the Asset & Opportunity Analysis, ask questions, & get the latest on the planning process.

After soliciting community input during a visioning and listening session on January 17, the Redevelopment Authority and our consultants have developed a series of draft recommendations and design concepts based on detailed study of each Target Area.

After...

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Get More Info about our Targeted Area Master Plans Community Development
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Community Conversation on Downtown, May 23

On May 23, in the MSTC Community Engagement Rm., an open house focused on the Downtown so the public could participate in the Asset & Opportunity Analysis, ask questions, & get the latest on the planning process.

After soliciting community input during a visioning and listening session on January 17, the Redevelopment Authority and our consultants have developed a series of draft recommendations and design concepts based on detailed study of each Target Area.

After...

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Get More Info about our Targeted Area Master Plans Home Page News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Help Wanted - TV Production Assistant (Videographer)

Takes part in all aspects of producing Government Access Television programs including, but not limited to, live and/or videotaped coverage of government meetings. MUST be able to work the third Monday of each month starting at approximately 5:30 p.m.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Help Wanted: Rural Route Bus Driver

Primary function is safe & courteous transport of program participants to various services and delivery of meals to the homebound. Additional duties include vehicle inspection checks, delivery of food & supplies, some record keeping. 30 hrs./wk $13.66/hr.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

A Letter from Mayor Wiza

"The Stevens Point Sister City program & the Wisconsin/Nicaragua Partnership started well before my administration. Mayors & even Council members have taken trips to our sister cities for decades," Mayor Mike Wiza writes from Gulcz, Poland.

Mayor Wiza Continues, "Like Mayors before me, I think those relationships are important, & the things we learn and share help make our community a better place to live."

"As part of the City budget, the Mayor's office has budget accounts...

Read the Mayor's Letter

Home Page News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Help Wanted: Seasonal Groundskeeper

Public Utilities Dept. seeks candidates for seasonal groundskeeper. Responsibilities involve operation & maintenance of lawn mowers, weed control equipment etc. and the ability to drive to sites that need mowing. $11/hr. 20-40 hrs./week. Apply by 5/31.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

May 21 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 21 County Board Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, May 22 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, May 23 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Help Wanted: Streets Maintenance Worker

Involves manual labor in Streets Dept. & Public Works, including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector, drop-off attendant, and more. Full-Time. $18.32 per hour. Apply by 4 pm, 5/31/19.

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

May 20 Special Public Works and City Council Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 20 Special Public Works and City Council Meeting videos are online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, May 21 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fourth Ave. Closed at Pulaski Beginning May 23

The intersection of Fourth Ave. and Pulaski Place will close Thursday, May 23, for approximately 3 weeks, with a signed detour, as crews install new underground utilities.

After the installation of utilities, the intersection will open to traffic and the detour will be removed.

Fourth Avenue is anticipated to be opened to traffic prior to June 13. However, this closure may be extended in the event adverse field conditions ar...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fourth Ave. Closed at Pulaski Beginning May 23

The intersection of Fourth Ave. and Pulaski Place will close Thursday, May 23, for approximately 3 weeks, with a signed detour, as crews install new underground utilities.

After the installation of utilities, the intersection will open to traffic and the detour will be removed.

Fourth Avenue is anticipated to be opened to traffic prior to June 13. However, this closure may be extended in the event adverse field conditions a...

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 14, 2019

State Representative Shankland's State Capitol Report

A Water Quality Task Force, the First Meeting of the Wisconsin Paper Caucus, New Sustainability Initiatives, the State Budget, and more topics are covered in this online report from Stevens Point's State Representative.

Read Rep. Shankland's State Capitol Report Home Page News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

2019 Open Book & Board of Review for the City of Stevens Point

Open Book (Open Assessment Rolls) of the City of Stevens Point will be Wed., May 29, 8 am - 6 pm, in the Assessor's Office, 1515 Strongs Ave. The Board of Review will meet June 5, 9 - 11 am in the City Conference Rm., 1515 Strongs Ave.

2019 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 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Office ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 10, 2019

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 16-49% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 9, 2019

City Employees - Rx Price Lookup Tool Available

Security Health Plan provides a tool on their website that employees and retirees on the City's Health Insurance can use to look up the cost of prescription drugs at area pharmacies.

Read More about the MedImpact Tool City Employees
Posted on: May 7, 2019

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The May 2019 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Knowing Your Benefits, Simplifying Your Savings with the WDC, Tips for Easiest Access to ETF Customer Services, Investing for the Long Term, and more.

Read the WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Help Wanted: Community Service Officer

Part-time civilian position, responsible for patrolling parking, enforcing meter & other violations, servicing parking kiosks, civil applicant fingerprinting, picking up & processing found/abandoned bicycles. Works as-needed without a guaranteed schedule.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Help Wanted: Seasonal Engineering Aide

Primary duties include construction & design surveying, construction inspection and marking utility locations. Additionally, employee may assist with other engineering activities. Adheres to and operates within safety policies and practices. $14.56/Hour.

Additional Information Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Release of Sex Offender to Stevens Point: Jeremy M. Smith

A Sex Offender will be released in Stevens Point on May 7, 2019. The sex offender in the attached bulletin, Jeremy M. Smith, has been convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and Tampering with a GPS Tracking Device. He is NOT wanted by the Police.

Jeremy M. SmithDate of Birth: 04-27-1977                        Male/WhiteHeight: 5’9”    Weight: 139Hair: Gr...

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See the Complete Release Notification (pdf) Police
Posted on: April 30, 2019

One Riverfront Rendezvous Food Concession Space Available

The City of Stevens Point has available ONE concession booth space, an approx. 10'x10' tent. $850 fee Includes 110 volt 20 amp electric service. Mandatory hours are: Thurs., July 4, Noon - 10 pm; Fri., July 5, 5 pm - 10 pm; Sat., July 6, Noon - 10 pm.

In order to provide festival-goers with diverse food choices, we only allow specific types of food to be sold by one vendor. 

The following types of food are already reserved, so new applicants must offer a type of food that is not on this list: B...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 30, 2019

One Riverfront Rendezvous Food Concession Space Available

The City of Stevens Point has available ONE concession booth space, an approx. 10'x10' tent. $850 fee Includes 110 volt 20 amp electric service. Mandatory hours are: Thurs., July 4, Noon - 10 pm; Fri., July 5, 5 pm - 10 pm; Sat., July 6, Noon - 10 pm.

In order to provide festival-goers with diverse food choices, we only allow specific types of food to be sold by one vendor. 

The following types of food are already reserved, so new applicants must offer a type of food that is not on this list: B...

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Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: April 29, 2019

City Employees - New Insurance Cards

City Employees are receiving new health plan ID cards because Security Administrative Services is making positive changes in how they manage your benefits. Beginning May 1, there will be a new way to access your benefits and claims information online.

If you are currently registered for a Security Administrative Services online account, you will need to create a new account. Security Administrative Services apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. 

To register for the Security Administr...

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City Employees
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #31 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his special guest Tom Schrader talk about Tom's 34 years of service as Director of the Stevens Point Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Dept. Tom retires May 1, 2019.

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
  • Satur...
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See the Community TV Schedule Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Façade Improvement Grant Funds Available

Funds are still available through the City's Downtown Façade Improvement Grant program to restore and rehabilitate structures within the Downtown area. The City has in excess of $100,000 available for 2019.

Program Summary

  • Eligible Area: Properties within the Tax Increment Finance District VI – Downtown District, excluding tax-exempt properties.
  • Reimbursement shall be limited to no more than 40% of the total cost of eligible improvements.  N...
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Visit our Grants Page for More Information Community Development
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Mayor Wiza Seeking Donations for Fireworks

As he has for the last few years, Mayor Wiza has started a fundraiser with the goal of adding $5,000 to Stevens Point's fireworks budget. Thank you for your support in helping make our fireworks display bigger & better. Let's make 2019 the best year yet!

Donate to Increase our Fireworks Display Home Page News
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. MEAD Park courts are NOT open. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)

Get More Information Parks & Recreation