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Posted on: August 20, 2019

2020 Census Information on City Website

2020 is a census year, & it is important that we get an accurate count of everyone living in Stevens Point to ensure our future funding & representation are correct, so we've created a Census web page & will update it regularly to help you stay informed.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Testing the Water for a Designated Dog Swim Area in the City

The City is considering proposing a designated dog swimming area near the northern boundary of Mead Park, in the former beach area. We are soliciting input to determine if there is enough interest to make a proposal to the Parks Commission and Council.

The proposal would have a small fenced area around the sandy swimming area, roughly where the outline shows in these aerial photos. 

Since current ordinances require pets be on a leash in all other areas of our city (including parks), the swim are...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Bike / Pedestrian Count

Contact Bill Fehrenbach if you want to help with the fall bicycle & pedestrian count on Wed., Sept. 11 & Sat., Sept. 14. Volunteers will be at various locations to record info. for the National Bicycle & Pedestrian Documentation Project.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Good Deed Doers Receive Testimonials

Mayor Wiza has introduced a program to recognize people in the community who go "above & beyond the normal duties of a good citizen." Taking inspiration from The Wizard of Oz, the Mayor presented "testimonials" to the first two "Good Deed Doers" today.

The first recipient is Nora Ammel who delivered cookies to people affected by the heavy rain and wind storm Stevens Point had in July.

Jason Laffe received his "Good Deed Doer" testimonial because he plowed nearly 100 driveways - for free - &...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Poll Workers Needed

The City of Stevens Point is looking for Poll Workers for the 2020-2021 election cycle. Poll Workers need to be US citizens, residents of Portage County, have no felony convictions, and pass a police background check. Poll Workers and are paid $11/hour.

  • Elections will be held in February, April, August and November of 2020, and February and April of 2021. 
  • New poll workers will be trained in their duties, and there is additional training prior to every election for those individuals working. &...
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