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Posted on: November 21, 2019

State Officials Promote Safe Winter Driving

Governor Evers proclaimed Nov. 25 as Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day, recognizing efforts of county & municipal plow operators who provide a vital public service to ensure we can safely access jobs, medical services, and more.

While the Wisconsin State Patrol, Portage County Highway Department, Sheriff’s Office, and City of Stevens Point Streets Department will be out in full force this winter season working to keep our roads safe, there are a number of reminders for ...

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General Home Page News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

City Accepting Applications for Tenth District Alderperson

Mike Phillips has resigned as 10th District Alderperson and the City is seeking applicants for the remainder of the term. Individuals interested in the position may fill out a Declaration of Candidacy for Appointment by the Common Council.

The current unexpired term expires April 20, 2020.  The position will be up for election on the Spring Election ballot on April 7, and the duly-elected candidate will take office when this appointment expires.

Individuals interested in the positio...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

November 18 City Council Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

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

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

Mayor Wiza Attended White House Conference on Housing

Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza met at the White House with 34 other Mayors from across the country, including five from Wisconsin, to shine a light on the housing affordability challenge facing Stevens Point and other parts of the United States.

The Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Doctor Ben Carson, led a group of key administration officials and policymakers in this roundtable with local leaders on Wednesday, November 13. 

“We have been looking clo...

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General Home Page News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The November 2019 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Year-End Deadlines, 2020 Contribution Rate Increases, Knowing Your Benefits, and much more.

Read the WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Help Wanted: Part-Time Bus Operator

Part-Time Bus Operator. 10:00 p.m. to 4:15 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, when UWSP campus is in full session. Must be available for additional hours of work as needed. $19.36 per hour to start. Apply by December 6.

StevensPoint.com/Jobs Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 13, 2019

November 12 Bike Ped Street Safety Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The November 112 Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, November 13 at 5:30 & 10:30 pm, and Thursday, November 14 at 8:00 am.

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

Help Wanted: Community Service Officer

Part-time civilian position patrols parking, enforcing meter and other parking violations, services parking kiosks, does civil applicant fingerprinting, and picking up and processing found and abandoned bicycles.

Additional Information Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 12, 2019

November 11 City Government Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

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

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

WisDOT Plans to Repair US10/WIS66 Bridge Over I-39

The Wisconsin DOT is developing plans to complete work on the US 10/WIS 66 bridge over I-39 in city of Stevens Point and town of Hull. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2022.

The DOT has identified several needs on this section of US 10 and WIS 66: the existing concrete bridge deck and approaches at I-39 are deteriorating, pedestrian and bike accommodations on the bridge are narrow with safety concerns at the I-39 ramp interse...

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Additional Information Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Goerke & Mead Tennis & Pickleball Courts CLOSED

The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are closed for the season.

Get More Information Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 31, 2019

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The November, 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: October 31, 2019

Poll Workers Needed

The City Clerk’s office is looking for persons who are interested in serving as poll workers for the 2020-2021 election cycle. Applicants must be a resident of Portage County with no felony convictions, and are subject to a criminal background check.

Applications are available at the City Clerk’s office, or you can print an application here (PDF).

Election officials receive initial training and get training updates prior to every election.  Although there are elections in some states...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Deer Carcass Disposal Guidelines

For the 2019 Deer Hunting Season, Portage County Solid Waste has partnered with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to provide a dumpster for deer carcasses at the Portage County Solid Waste Transfer Facility November 1 - December 31.

The Portage County Solid Waste Transfer Facility can only accept deer carcasses and deer remains during certain times of the year. Deer carcasses and deer remains will not be accepted after December 31. 

This service is only available to Portage C...

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General Home Page News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

End of Construction of Underground Utilities for the Season

On November 8, 2019, the Stevens Point Public Utility Dept. will cease normal underground construction activities related to the installation of services & other infrastructure requested by residents, businesses, & developers until the spring of 2020.

Emergency and other unforeseen/unscheduled digging will continue as needed, but scheduled construction will cease as of November 8.  

If you have any construction needs related to City utility infrastructure, please contact the office immediately ...

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Water & Sewerage
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Mayor Wiza's Statement on Create’s Decision for the Fox Theater

The City of Stevens Point is disappointed that the plan to save the Fox fell through, and is sure that many residents feel the same. The City remains willing to discuss options with any other party that would have the ability to save the building.

The City has received notice from the Director of CREATE Portage County, Greg Wright, that they have chosen to tear down the Fox Theater and abandon their plans to repurpose that facility.

The building was turned over to the Arts Alliance of Portage County...

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General Home Page News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Winter Holiday Garbage & Recycling Schedule

The 2019-2020 Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year Holiday garbage and recycling schedule has been released. Please check it to be sure you don't miss your collection day.

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection

  • Monday, November 25 - Collection of Tuesday's garbage route
  • Tuesday, November 26 - Collection of Wednesday's garbage route
  • Wednesday, November 27 - Collection of Thursday's garbage route
  • Thursday, November 28 - No pick-up (See ...
See the Schedule

Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Now Accepting Room Tax Funding Requests for Special Events

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission is accepting proposals for use of future room tax funds until November 29, 2019. All completed proposals must be returned by November 29, 2019 to be considered.

Funds will granted to non-profit organizations exempt from Federal Taxation under Section (3) of the Internal Revenue code or service/civic/organizations. A priority will be given to projects/programs which will attract visitors to the community along wit...

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2020 Room Tax Application & Guidelines Parks & Recreation