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Posted on: February 13, 2020

February 13 Bike/Ped Street Safety Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 13 Bike/Ped Street Safety Committee Meeting video is online. The meeting will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Monday, February 17 at 5 & 11 pm, and Tuesday, February 18 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Missing Person Alert Cancelled - Sylvan Dyken

Sylvan Dyken, Stevens Point, has contacted family members and is no longer considered a missing person.

Police
Posted on: February 11, 2020

February 10 City Committees Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

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

Watch the Videos in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 11, 2020

February 11 Redevelopment Authority Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 11 Redevelopment Authority video is online. The meeting will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, February 12 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: February 7, 2020

SPPD & Portage Co. Task Force Provide Help for Hoarding

The Stevens Point Police Department is part of the Portage County Hoarding Task Force, which provides support and help to persons dealing with hoarding, a mental health issue that has serious public safety implications.

See Information about Hoarding from the Task Force Police
Posted on: February 5, 2020

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The February, 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: February 5, 2020

SPPD Featured in NOVO Health Newsletter

This month's issue of NOVO Live, published by NOVO Health, features a 5-page article titled, "Stevens Point Police Dept. Leads the Way in Officer Health," which describes the program run by the department and Advanced Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.

Read the Article in NOVO Live Police
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Help Wanted - TV Production Assistant (Videographer)

Takes part in all aspects of producing Government Access Television programs including, but not limited to, live and/or videotaped coverage of government meetings. MUST be able to work the third Monday of each month starting at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Outdoor Skating Rinks are OPEN

All of the City of Stevens Point outdoor ice skating rinks have been plowed and shoveled and are OPEN.

See our Outdoor Rink Hours & Locations Winter Sports
Posted on: January 30, 2020

City Forestry Dept. Pruning Street Trees

City of Stevens Point Forestry Dept. personnel are pruning City street trees. Stevens Point keeps a four-year pruning cycle, so every tree in the right-of-way between the street and sidewalk is pruned, if needed, at least once every four years.

The City is responsible for all work performed on the trees in the right-of–way.  The pruning crew is trained in proper pruning techniques that follow industry standards. 

Trees are pruned for several reasons. Young trees are pr...

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Forestry
Posted on: January 29, 2020

“Peeps with Your Peeps” Exhibit Call for Entries

Peeps art enthusiasts, channel your sense of humor and creativity. Peeps are not just sweet marshmallow confections-they can be art! Submissions are due to the Riverfront Arts Center on Tuesday, March 31, 11 am – 5 pm.

Use your imagination and skills to:

  • Create a diorama, assemblage, sculpture, collage, etc. with marshmallow Peeps.  (Entries that can be hung on a wall are encouraged for ease of viewing.)
  • Depict a phrase, book, song, TV show, movie, celebrity, or ...
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See the Peeps Show Entry Form (PDF) Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #37 Online, on Radio, & TV

In the new episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and guest School Superintendent Craig Gerlach discuss the Stevens Point area Public Schools.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: January 24, 2020

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The January 2020 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Upcoming Webinars, Contribution Limits, Legislative Updates, Knowing Your Benefits, and much more.

Read the WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Riverfront Rendezvous 2020 to feature Cornhole Tournament

The Inaugural Riverfront Rendezvous Doubles Cornhole Tournament will include two events on July 4, a 32-team competitive division and a 32-team social division double elimination tournament in Pfiffner Pioneer Park. All ages and skill levels are welcome!

Get More Information & Register your Team Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Uncovering the Solid Waste Story - Learn How to Reduce Waste

Local experts in the field of Solid Waste Management, including Portage County Solid Waste Director, Amanda Haffele, participated in the production of an episode of "Into the Outdoors" called, "Becoming Stewards - Uncovering the Solid Waste Story."

The "Solid Waste Story" edition of the award-winning educational series "Into The Outdoors" was produced in collaboration with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) - Badger Chapter and the Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste...

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Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Help Wanted: Forestry Landscape, Seasonal Park / Ball Diamond Maintenance

The City is accepting applications for Seasonal Forestry Landscape Laborers and Seasonal Park Maintenance / Ball Diamond Maintenance Workers for the Spring & Summer of 2020. Wages start at $11.23/hour. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: January 20, 2020

2020 Riverfront Rendezvous Headliners & Entertainment

Riverfront Rendezvous will return for the 36th year, July 3 - 5, 2020 at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, featuring 3 stages of music & entertainment. Riverfront Rendezvous is a free family festival and no tickets are required for entry.

Headliners

The 2020 headlining acts on the Mainstage are:

Friday, July 3 - Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Saturday, July 4 - Purple Veins (Prince Tribute Band)

Sunday, July 5 - Gangstagrass

Riverfront Rendezvous will include many more musical entertainers which ...

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Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: January 20, 2020

City Thanks Businesses for Commitment to Community & Growth

Stevens Point experienced near-record growth again in 2019 with above-average new value for the 4th straight year, realizing almost $108 million in new value from homes remodeled, new homes built, business reinvestments, and new business construction.

Almost 1,450 permits were issued in 2019 - a number which has been rising steadily for the past five years. 

Numerous projects, from small ones like kitchen fixes all the way up to large projects like the North Side Yard, District 1 Brewing, and S...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Consider Serving on City Boards & Committees

The City of Stevens Point has vacancies on its Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Board of Review (Alternate). Applicants must be City residents and must fill out our application form.

The Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee ensures that bicycle & pedestrian projects in the City are consistent with the Countywide Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan.  

The Zoning Board of Appeals considers and acts upon requests for varian...

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See the Committee Application (PDF) General Home Page News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Help Wanted: Cashiers and Life Guards at Pool

The City is accepting applications for cashiers and life guards at the Donald Copps Municipal Pool and Waterslide Complex for the Summer of 2020. First round of interviews starts on February 17.

Get More Information & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: December 29, 2019

City Employees - 2020 Wellness Program Flyer Available

The 2020 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is an opportunity for employees on the City’s high deductible health insurance plan to earn Health Savings Account dollars by completing simple objectives. All details are available in the flyer.

See the 2020 Wellness Program Flyer (PDF) City Employees
Posted on: December 27, 2019

City RFP for Strategic Plan

The City of Stevens Point seeks proposals from qualified firms or teams of firms with the expertise & experience to be a consultant to coordinate the development of a strategic plan for the City. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 pm, February 28, 2020.

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

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

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See the Complete Request for Proposals (PDF) Community Development
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Polling Place Changes for Districts 5 & 7

The Stevens Point Police Department at at 933 Michigan Ave. is the new District 5 polling place. The Beloved Community Church at 900 Brilowski Rd. is the new
District 7 polling place.

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Elections / Voting