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Posted on: June 8, 2023

Central Transportation is Getting New Bus Stop Signs

Central Transportation is getting new bus stop signs throughout the City of Stevens Point. The old ones will be replaced throughout the summer of 2023 with new, updated signs.

Central Transportation
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Stevens Point Installs Public Piano For Fourth Year

Mayor Mike Wiza announced today that a public piano had been installed in downtown Stevens Point for the fourth year. The piano is located at the transit stage in a public space near Guu’s on Main. The donated piano was painted by Tina Lepak this year.

Mayor Mike Wiza announced today that a public piano had been installed in downtown Stevens Point for the fourth year. The piano is located at the transit stage in a public space near Guu's on Main. The donated piano was painted by Tina Lepak this...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 6, 2023

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program until September 5. Youth aged 18 & under ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses on any of our regular routes. Excludes daycare, school, & group trips.

Youth Ride Free June 5 - September 5

Get More City Bus Information Central Transportation
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Jefferson St. Close at Minnesota Ave. for 3 Weeks starting June 7

Minnesota Ave. will close to all traffic at 7:00 am on Wednesday, June 7, for approximately three weeks to install underground utilities. There will be no signed detour. Dates are dependent on availability of crews, weather, & conditions.

Following completion of the utility work, the intersection will open to local traffic over temporary gravel until paving can be completed. The traffic control will then be removed, and the intersection will be opened to all traffic.

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: June 5, 2023

June 5, Plan Commission Meeting Video Online

The June 5, City Plan Commission video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum Ch. 984 & TDS Ch. 13) & on 105.9 FM WSNP radio Tues., June 6 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm & Wed., June 7 at 7:30 am. For captions, visit our YouTube or Boxcast channel.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Minnesota Ave. Closed Jefferson to Algoma June 7

Minnesota Avenue from Jefferson Street to Algoma Street will close Wednesday, June 7, for underground utility work. The completion date depends on crew availability, weather, and field conditions.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: June 1, 2023

City Employees - Health Newsletters Available

This month's Health Newsletters focus on embracing diversity in the workplace, which improves improves mental health. Being inclusive of diverse backgrounds & national origins fosters a sense of belonging that makes everyone feel like part of the team.

See the Newsletters on the City Employee Page Employee News
Posted on: June 1, 2023

City of Stevens Point Street Tree Watering

The City of Stevens Point asks residents to remember to water street trees in front of their homes when they water trees on their property. This is especially important for recently-planted trees during hot & dry times like we presently are experiencing.

It hasn’t been hot as of late, but it is dry. Due to the lack of rain, trees around Stevens Point are showing signs of stress, such as wilting or dropping leaves. 

How to Water Your Trees

Dry conditions can quickly zap the life out of tre...

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Forestry
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Pride Month Declared in Stevens Point

Mayor Mike Wiza has proclaimed June as Pride Month in the City of Stevens Point. He invites everyone to reflect on ways we all can live & work together with a commitment to mutual respect & understanding, and to continue that sentiment every month.

The Proclamation

"WHEREAS, the City of Stevens Point has a diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning, Intersex, Agender (LGBTQIA+) community and is committed to supporting visibility, dignity, and equity for all people in the communi...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: May 31, 2023

Beach Water Testing Results are Clear

Portage County Environmental Health Sanitarian Phillip Gruber reports that
the last beach water sample results, from samples taken May 24, 2023, tested good, and E. coli levels are currently low at beaches in Stevens Point and Portage County.

Beach Bacteria Levels

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: May 31, 2023

Board and Committee Seats Available

Seats on the Stevens Point Board of Review and Historical Preservation/Design Review Commission are open. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and a City resident. Experience or interest in the oversight topic is helpful but optional.

Stevens Point has been actively trying to get more people involved in their local government. Transparency, access to participation, and diversification have been driving forces to that end.

“We want you to get involved. A desire to help your community is ...

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See the Committee Application (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: May 30, 2023

Help Wanted - Construction and Maintenance Superintendent

Schedule/supervise personnel in sewer collection system construction & maintenance, water distribution construction & maintenance, & maintenance
of equipment & tools. Oversee/evaluate construction & maintenance personnel. $86,029/yr. Apply by June 9.

Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Crystal Bowl Sound Meditation at Riverfront Arts Center

Relax in your own space with the soothing sounds of crystal bowls & voice, hosted by Marian McNair at the Riverfront Arts Center on Friday, June 23, 4-5 pm. Contact the RAC with questions or to reserve your spot. A $10 donation is suggested.

For more information about Crystal Bowl Sound Meditation, visit cellularharmonies.com.

The Riverfront Arts Center is open to the public and free of charge. Donations are always welcomed. Gallery hours are Wed. - Fri. 11-5 & Weekends 11-3. The RAC is cl...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Help Wanted - Account Clerk I

General accounting duties including accounts payable & receivable, tax collections, deposits, & clerical support. Maintain records & schedules of receivables, payment schedules, & cemetery records. Requires initiative & independent judgment. $22.24/hr.

Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Seeking Artisan Vendors for Market in the Park

The Parks & Rec Dept. seeks Artisan Vendors for Market in the Park, July 1, 12-5 pm, on the Pfiffner Building lawn. $35 gets a 10'x10' booth space for Jewelry, Pottery, Services, Farmers, Gourmet foods, & other artisans. Apply by June 15.

See the Registration Form for More Info (PDF) Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Jefferson Street to Close to All Traffic at Texas Ave.

Jefferson St. will close to all traffic at 7:00 am Monday, May 22, for approximately three weeks for the installation of underground utilities. This work schedule depends on crew availability, weather, & field conditions. There will be no signed detour.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Advisory Council Position at Riverfront Arts Center

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking someone passionate about the Stevens Point art community to join our advisory council. The advisory council meets several times yearly and helps shape the arts offerings at the Riverfront Arts Center.

If you or someone you know is interested in this volunteer opportunity, please email a resume and express interest to Shannon Gardner, Director of the Riverfront Arts Center, by email at sgardnder@stevenspoint.com. We will accept applications until August...

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Riverfront Arts Center Seeks Submissions for Visions XXIV Juried Exhibit

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking submissions for the 24th annual Visions Fine Art Exhibit. Visions XXIV is an open theme, open media, juried exhibit with $600 in cash prizes sponsored in memory of Wilma L. Pfiffner.

This year’s juror, Stephon ‘Kiba’ Freeman, will recognize one artist with a $300 Best in Show Award and three additional artists with $100 Honorable Mention Awards. 

Submissions are due for jury on Thursday, June 15, ...

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See Exhibit Requirements & Loan Agreement (PDF) Riverfront Arts Center