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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Economic Response Team May 20 Briefing Video

The County’s Economic Response Team & select leaders hosted a virtual meeting for local businesses on the County’s economic response efforts on Wednesday, May 20, and the video of that meeting is available to watch online.

This briefing was designed for local businesses to receive important information about the COVID-19 pandemic and the response to the pandemic. 

See the Video

Additional Information about the Recovery Team COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & General News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

May 19 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 19 County Board Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV channel 984 & 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Wednesday, May 20 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: May 19, 2020

May 18 Council, May 19 RDA Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 18 City Council and May 19 Redevelopment Authority meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV channel 984 & 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Tuesday, May 19 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Most City Meetings Cablecast & Streamed LIVE

Most City of Stevens Point Board, Committee, Commission, & Council meetings are being streamed LIVE online & played LIVE on Spectrum Cable TV channel 984. (Committee Members will participate via Zoom rather than in person.)

Anyone with Internet access can watch the LIVE video stream (with automated, live closed captions) on the City of Stevens Point Website at StevensPoint.com/LiveMeetings .

Or, you can watch the meetings LIVE on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or Roku ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & General News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

36th Riverfront Rendezvous Canceled

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is saddened to share the unfortunate news announcing the cancellation of the 36th Riverfront Rendezvous community festival for 2020.

After evaluating the latest information from local, state, and federal officials and health organizations, the planning committee feels this is the best decision for our community in order to protect the health of our dedicated festival patrons while slow...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 18, 2020

36th Riverfront Rendezvous Canceled

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is saddened to share the unfortunate news announcing the cancellation of the 36th Riverfront Rendezvous community festival for 2020.

After evaluating the latest information from local, state, and federal officials and health organizations, the planning committee feels this is the best decision for our community in order to protect the health of our dedicated festival patrons while slow...

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Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Wisconsin Supreme Court Overrules Safer at Home Order, Businesses Can Reopen

On May 13, the Wis, Supreme Court overturned the state’s Safer at Home Order. With this ruling, businesses may reopen. Portage Co. Public Health will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic as they have done from the beginning.

Portage County Division of Public Health  has the obligation to address any outbreaks or spikes that occur. Should this happen, orders may be issued accordingly to protect the public’s health.

The mission of Portage County Division of Pu...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & General News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Employees - May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Do your part to stop the stigma. Get knowledgeable about mental health and well-being. Each of us has the responsibility to be an advocate for mental health in our workplaces and communities.

See the Health Newsletters & Flyers for More Info City Employees
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Detours in place for Blue & Yellow Routes

Our 2 Blue & 3 Yellow routes are being detoured due to the closure of Fremont Street from Main Street to Sims Avenue, and the closure of College Avenue from Fremont Street to Illinois Avenue. Detours are expected to be in place until around late October.

2 Blue Route Detour

  • The Blue 2 Route is detoured from Sims Ave., turning right on Illinois, left on Stanley, right on Fourth, left on Isadore, left on Portage, right on Reserve.
  • A temporary bus stop will be added at the corner of Illinois and Prais.&nbs...
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Transit
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Help Wanted - Summer Engineering Aide

Primary duties include construction and design surveying, construction inspection, and marking utility locations. Additionally, employee may assist with other engineering activities. $14.86 / Hour. Seasonal.

Get More Info & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Portage County Covid-19 Order #1

Portage County is issuing this order as part of its continued commitment to control the transmission of the COVID-19 virus throughout our communities and its goal of being a Wisconsin county that is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to live.

Portage County recognizes that the State of Wisconsin and Portage County have made great progress in controlling the spread COVID-19. We further recognize that this situation continues to evolve and may require future orders to protect the public&rsqu...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & General News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Help Wanted - Staff Engineer

Responsible for developing, designing, coordinating, reviewing, & evaluating projects & ongoing work in the Engineering Division & Utilities Dept. according to department policies & professional standards, but with independent judgment in problem solving.

Get More Info & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Update on Police Chief Martin Skibba

The Police & Fire Commission has directed its Special Counsel to contact legal counsel for Chief Skibba to schedule an interview with the Chief to review recent disciplinary action & additional information that has come to the attention of the Commission.

The Commission anticipates meeting in the near future, on a date to be determined, to review further information and to decide if additional steps will be taken.

Police
Posted on: May 11, 2020

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The May, 2020 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: May 11, 2020

Sections of Fremont St. and College Ave. Closing May 14

Fremont Street from Main Street to Sims Avenue, and College Avenue from Fremont Street to Illinois Avenue will be closing Thursday, May 14, 2020.

The 2020 Street Improvements Project is anticipated to begin on Thursday, May 14, 2020 and is anticipated to be completed by late October. Work will begin on Fremont Street from Main Street to Sims Avenue, and on College Avenue from Fremont Street to Illi...

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Notice of Open Book and Board of Review

The Assessment Roll of the City of Stevens Point will be completed & open for public examination on Tues., May 26, 8 am - 6 pm on the City’s website. The Board Of Review will meet Wed., June 3, 9 am - 11 am, 1st floor conference room, 1462 Strongs Ave.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 70.45 of Wis. Statutes, the Assessment Roll of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the City’s website...

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Assessor
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Stevens Point-Plover Municipal Court Update

To adhere to COVID-19 guidelines, the Stevens Point-Plover municipal court office is closed to the public. All municipal court proceedings, with the exception of telephonic pretrials, have been postponed until after May 31.

For fastest response, please email any questions to municipalcourt@stevenspoint.com. 

Office voicemail is checked infrequently.  Expect delays in call-back time.

Municipal Court
Posted on: May 1, 2020

2020-2021 Park Facility Rentals Now Open and Online

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is now booking facility rentals for 2020 and 2021. In addition to our popular lodge rentals, we also offer the opportunity to rent our Recreation Center gymnasium and meeting room.

Visit StevensPoint.com/ParkFacilities to browse our rental options and book your event today!

 Reservations require the creation of an account and payment.Need Help? Read our Step-by-Step Instructions (PDF)

New rental policies can...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 30, 2020

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The May 2020 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Your Health Benefits and COVID-19, 2020 WRS Annual Statement of Benefits, Personal Investing and Market Turmoil, and much more.

Read the WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Stevens Point Provides Local Grants to nearly 80 Small Businesses

Mayor Wiza announced that Stevens Point is providing grants to nearly 80 small, local businesses to help cover rent and mortgage payments on their commercial properties. The City received about 165 applications which totaled roughly $235,000 in requests.

On April 20, the Common Council approved up to $100,000 in grant funding on a first-come, first-served basis.

“I know we won’t be able to help everyone who needs it, but this does help fill a gap left by all of the other assistance that...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Stevens Point Provides Local Grants to nearly 80 Small Businesses

Mayor Wiza announced that Stevens Point is providing grants to nearly 80 small, local businesses to help cover rent and mortgage payments on their commercial properties. The City received about 165 applications which totaled roughly $235,000 in requests.

On April 20, the Common Council approved up to $100,000 in grant funding on a first-come, first-served basis.

“I know we won’t be able to help everyone who needs it, but this does help fill a gap left by all of the other assistance that...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & General News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Stevens Point Parks, Recreation, Forestry Dept. Update

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. is monitoring Covid-19 recommendations from the CDC and local, state, and federal health officials as we work to provide the community with places to recreate while complying with Emergency Order #28.

Updates for our Park System Operation

Closed and/or Cancelled Park Facilities & Events

  • All park playgrounds, swings, and play structures    
  • All park lodge rentals through May 26
  • All special events in parks
  • K.B. Willett Arena   &...
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More Information about Stevens Point Parks Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Request for Proposals - Redevelopment of Fox Theater

The City of Stevens Point offers a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the reuse and redevelopment of a culturally & historically significant building, the Fox Theatre, in beautiful Downtown Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Proposals are due by 4 pm, June 12, 2020.

See the Complete RFP for More Info. (PDF) Community Development
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Iverson Winter Sports Area & Outdoor Ice Rinks CLOSED for the Season

The Iverson Winter Sports Area and all of the City of Stevens Point outdoor ice skating rinks are CLOSED for the season. We look forward to seeing you again when cold weather returns in a few months!

Winter Sports