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Posted on: February 18, 2019

February 18 City Council Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 18 City Council Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, February 19 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Help Wanted: Seasonal Full-Time Urban Forestry Landscaper

Performs a variety of tasks supporting the urban forestry program as a crew member or alone as required. Supervised by the City Forester, or on site by the City Arborist. Watering, weeding, mulching, pruning, fertilizing, mowing, trimming, etc.

Job Opportunities
Posted on: February 14, 2019

February 13 Historic Preservation/Design Review Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 13 Historic Preservation/Design Review video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Thursday, February 14 at 5 & 10 pm, and Friday, February 15 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Help Wanted: Part Time Bus Operator

Exercise skill & judgment in operating transit vehicles in a safe, reliable, & courteous manner in the City & surrounding areas, under the direction of one or more Supervisors, 10 p.m. to 4:15 a.m. Thursday - Saturday, when UWSP is in full session.

Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs Job Opportunities
Posted on: February 12, 2019

February 11 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 11 City Committee videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, February 12 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Portage County EMS Announces Launch of PulsePoint

PulsePoint Respond is an app that helps public safety agencies improve cardiac arrest survival rates through improved bystander performance & active citizenship, empowering citizens to provide lifesaving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

App users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and willing to assist in case of an emergency can be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. If the cardiac emergency is in a public place, the location-aware app w...

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Home Page News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Goerke Park Ice Rinks OPEN

The Goerke Park ice rinks are open and will stay open as long as conditions allow and temperatures stay above -15. (Subject to change without notice.)

Winter Sports
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Iverson Park Winter Sports Area OPEN

The Iverson Park Winter Sports Area sled hills, toboggan run, skating rink, and groomed ski trails are OPEN until further notice. The Snow Miser finally outwitted the Heat Miser! Closed if temp is below -15. (Subject to change without notice.)

Winter Sports Hours & More Info Winter Sports
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Period Now Open

Farmers & businesses involved in Wisconsin’s food industry who want to grow their local markets can apply for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin producer & processor grants.

Managed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection, the grants help farms & business efficiently produce, process, market & distribute food in local markets including stores, schools and institutions.

“The...

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Home Page News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Help Wanted: Crossing Guards

Crossing Guards are responsible for the safety of school children going to & from school at an assigned location. Will work from 8:15 a.m to 8:45 a.m. and 3:35 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday when school is in session. Apply by 2/28/19.

Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs Job Opportunities
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Help Wanted: Seasonal Seasonal Park / Ball Diamond Maintenance

The Stevens Point Parks Dept. is taking applications for these seasonal positions. Starting pay $11-$11.64/hr. Perform general maintenance inside & outside in the parks, and prepare ball diamonds. Must have Wis. Driver's License & good driving record.

Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs Job Opportunities
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Sidewalk Snow & Ice Removal, Sand Available

Please remember that sidewalks must always be kept clear of snow and ice, whether it's from a storm, wind, or plows. When snow & ice can't be completely removed, spreading sand on the sidewalk can help people stay safe. Sand is available free of charge.

It's your responsibility to keep your sidewalk in front of your home or business clear and not slippery or hazardous. If you absolutely cannot remove the snow and ice, putting a sand/salt mix on top of it can help people get across it safely until conditi...

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Sidewalk Snow Removal
Posted on: January 31, 2019

City Employees - Heart Health Awareness Month

February is Heart Health Awareness Month. The risk of heart disease is real. Every 38 seconds someone in America will have a coronary event. However, a healthy lifestyle and annual health screenings can help employees reduce their risk.

Visit the American Heart Association for More Info City Employees
Posted on: January 28, 2019

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The February, 2019 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascension Employer Solutions.

Visit the City Employee Website City Employees
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Help Name a New Trail in Stevens Point

In 2018, the City of Stevens Point acquired a section of abandoned CN railroad tracks that ran south from Bliss Ave. to where they intersected with the Green Circle Trail. The new trail will open in the spring of 2019, & the City asks you to help name it.

When recommending a name to the Parks Commission/City Council, please consider the following selection criteria: 

  • A location, such as the name of an adjacent street or the related plat or subdivision
  • A geologic, geographic, historical, botanical, h...
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Parks & Rec
Posted on: January 24, 2019

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The January 2019 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about ETF Projections for Effective Rates, Annuity Adjustments, Telemedicine: Health Care in Your PJs, and more.

Read the Nov. WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City Receives Grant from American Transmission Company

The Stevens Point Forestry Department, in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, has received a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Company's Pollinator Planting Program. The City applied last fall and was just notified of the award.

ATC’s Pollinator Planting Program provides funding for the purchase of seeds, plugs, or plants that are low-growing, native perennials that can be planted within the transmission line right-of-way.  This type of compatible vegetation ca...

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Forestry
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City Receives Grant from American Transmission Company

The Stevens Point Forestry Department, in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, has received a $2,000 grant from American Transmission Company's Pollinator Planting Program. The City applied last fall and was just notified of the award.

ATC’s Pollinator Planting Program provides funding for the purchase of seeds, plugs, or plants that are low-growing, native perennials that can be planted within the transmission line right-of-way.  This type of compatible vegetation can thrive w...

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Home Page News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Redevelopment Authority Offers Two New Grant Programs

The City, through the Redevelopment Authority, is pleased to announce two new grant programs, Neighbor Helping Neighbor and Residential Structure Demolition, to assist those home owners and properties who are most in need.

The first program, Neighbor Helping Neighbor, is designed for low and moderate income residents to receive up to $1,000 in reimbursement funding for materials for property improvement projects.  Please note, labor is not an eligible cost.&nbs...

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Community Development
Posted on: December 28, 2018

City Employees - 2019 Wellness Program Flyer Available

The 2019 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 2019 Wellness Program Flyer (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Changes to Long-Term Parking Lot Permits

Municipal Lot #8 is no longer a 24-hour permitted lot. You can park there during the day without restrictions, but overnight parking is not allowed. Lots #4 & #21 now cost $25 per month. There are no Lot #22 permits available for 2019.

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