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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Help Wanted: Forestry Landscape, Seasonal Park / Ball Diamond Maintenance

The City is accepting applications for Seasonal Forestry Landscape Laborers and Seasonal Park Maintenance / Ball Diamond Maintenance Workers for the Spring & Summer of 2020. Wages start at $11.23/hour. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

January 21 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

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

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 21, 2020

January 20 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The January 20 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, January 21 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, January 22 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 20, 2020

2020 Riverfront Rendezvous Headliners & Entertainment

Riverfront Rendezvous will return for the 36th year, July 3 - 5, 2020 at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, featuring 3 stages of music & entertainment. Riverfront Rendezvous is a free family festival and no tickets are required for entry.

Headliners

The 2020 headlining acts on the Mainstage are:

Friday, July 3 - Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Saturday, July 4 - Purple Veins (Prince Tribute Band)

Sunday, July 5 - Gangstagrass

Riverfront Rendezvous will include many more musical entertainers which ...

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Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: January 20, 2020

City Thanks Businesses for Commitment to Community & Growth

Stevens Point experienced near-record growth again in 2019 with above-average new value for the 4th straight year, realizing almost $108 million in new value from homes remodeled, new homes built, business reinvestments, and new business construction.

Almost 1,450 permits were issued in 2019 - a number which has been rising steadily for the past five years. 

Numerous projects, from small ones like kitchen fixes all the way up to large projects like the North Side Yard, District 1 Brewing, and S...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Consider Serving on City Boards & Committees

The City of Stevens Point has vacancies on its Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Board of Review (Alternate). Applicants must be City residents and must fill out our application form.

The Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee ensures that bicycle & pedestrian projects in the City are consistent with the Countywide Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan.  

The Zoning Board of Appeals considers and acts upon requests for varian...

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See the Committee Application (PDF) General Home Page News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Explorer Post 242 Steak & Shrimp Fundraiser

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Explorer Post 242 Steak & Shrimp Dinner fundraiser will be Saturday, Feb. 8, beginning at 5 pm at the Moose Family Center, 1025 2nd St. N. Tickets are $18, includes choice of 12 -14 oz ribeye steak or six 16/20 cut shrimp.

Also included: baked potato, salad, dessert. 

Kids 12 and under get free hotdog & French fry meal.

A basket raffle with items and gift certificates donated by businesses and individuals from around Portage County will also be held. Raffle ticke...

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Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Help Wanted: Firefighters

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. is taking applications for Firefighters. Responsibilities include EMS, firefighting, and rescue operations. Do not use City job application, use Firefighter application at FireDepartmentHiring.com before 5 pm, Feb. 7.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

SPFD Taking Applications for Firefighters until Feb. 7

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. is taking applications for Firefighters. Responsibilities include EMS, firefighting, and rescue operations. Do not use City job application, use Firefighter application at FireDepartmentHiring.com before 5 pm, Feb. 7.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Voting by Absentee Ballot

Any qualified voter who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.

A qualified voter is any U.S. citizen who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, and who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must als...

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See a Sample Ballot from Each District (PDF) Elections / Voting
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Help Wanted: Cashiers and Life Guards at Pool

The City is accepting applications for cashiers and life guards at the Donald Copps Municipal Pool and Waterslide Complex for the Summer of 2020. First round of interviews starts on February 17.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Travel Training Overview Video Released

Central Transportation's Travel Trainer and Stevens Point Community Media have produced a short video to give everyone an overview of what our Travel Training program has to offer, including comments from community members who have used the program.

Transit
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Informational Meeting on Creating Business Improvement District Downtown

City staff will present what a Business Improvement District is, how they work in other cities, how properties could be impacted, and answer questions on January 27, 6 pm, Mid-State Technical College, 1001 Center Point Dr., Community Engagement Rm 635.

The City of Stevens Point and Stevens Point Alliance, Inc. have begun exploring the creation of a Business Improvement District. People who own property within the proposed Business Improvement District boundary, and others, are invited to this public inf...

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More Info about Business Improvement Districts Community Development
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Bus Fares and Passes have New Prices

The prices of Stevens Point City Bus fares and passes have changed as of January 1, 2020. Be sure to check our website for complete pricing so you have the correct fare needed for your ride.

Fares and Passes Transit
Posted on: December 30, 2019

2018 Stevens Point Housing Reports

The Housing Affordability Report analyzes housing development, impacts of regulation, and how we are meeting goals in our Comprehensive Plan. The New Housing Fee Report is a tally of housing fees charged and total fee revenue compared to the prior year.

See the 2018 Housing Reports (PDF) Community Development
Posted on: December 29, 2019

City Employees - 2020 Wellness Program Flyer Available

The 2020 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is an opportunity for employees on the City’s high deductible health insurance plan to earn Health Savings Account dollars by completing simple objectives. All details are available in the flyer.

See the 2020 Wellness Program Flyer (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: December 27, 2019

City RFP for Strategic Plan

The City of Stevens Point seeks proposals from qualified firms or teams of firms with the expertise & experience to be a consultant to coordinate the development of a strategic plan for the City. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 pm, February 28, 2020.

The Plan will be the primary vision-setting and policy-directing strategy to lead the on-going evolution of Stevens Point for the next several years.  

The Plan should include measurable objectives to help improve the City’s responsivene...

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See the Complete Request for Proposals (PDF) Community Development
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Iverson Winter Sports Open, Goerke & Downtown Rinks Open

The Iverson Park sled hills & toboggan runs are OPEN during normal hours. Goerke Park outdoor skating & hockey rinks are OPEN. The downtown ice rink on the public square is OPEN. Sign up for "Notify Me" & follow us on Facebook/Twitter for updates.

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Polling Place Changes for Districts 5 & 7

The Stevens Point Police Department at at 933 Michigan Ave. is the new District 5 polling place. The Beloved Community Church at 900 Brilowski Rd. is the new
District 7 polling place.

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #36 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and guests discuss the "College Possible" program that helps students who are the first in their family to go to college.

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: December 6, 2019

Transmission Line Clearance Maintenance in Koziczkowski Park

American Transmission Co. will perform line clearance maintenance & vegetation control in the transmission line area in Koziczkowski Park December 16 - Jan. 31. The park will be open to the public, but please stay clear of the contractor while they work.

Maintenance, trimming, and management activities will be performed by a trained contractor according to the terms of the applicable easement.

Questions can be directed to the Stevens Point Park and Recreation office at 715-346-1531.

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Parks & Recreation