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Posted on: April 22, 2019

K. B. Willett Plastic Repurposed through Large-Scale 3D Printer

Dasher boards made of Type-2 plastic were removed from the K.B. Willett Ice Arena during remodeling, and CREATE Portage County is going to shred them and use the plastic in a large-scale 3D printer, preventing them from taking up space in a landfill.

The Public and Private Sectors are colliding in Stevens Point as the renovation of K. B. Willett Ice Arena has provided a unique opportunity for collaboration.

The rink, home to the reigning Division 3 Men’s Hockey National Champs, is undergoing much neede...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City Seeking Candidates for Fourth District Alderperson

Alderperson Oberstadt is resigning her position as Fourth District Alderperson effective April 30, 2019. The City is now seeking applicants until 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019 to fill the remainder of her term which expires April 21, 2020.

Individuals interested in the position will need to fill out a Declaration of Candidacy for Appointment by the Common Council to fill the vacancy.  They are also welcome to provide any additional information, such as a letter of interest, resume,...

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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!

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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.  No single C...
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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Seeks Proposals for Strategic Plan

The City of Stevens Point is seeking proposals from qualified firms or teams of firms with the appropriate expertise and experience to serve as a consultant to coordinate the development of a strategic plan for the City.

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

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

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