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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Portage County Marks 200th Case Of Covid-19

Portage County Health & Human Services confirmed on June 11 that the county has community spread of COVID-19. On July 7, the county confirmed its 200th case, and evidence of community spread continues to be prominent across the county and statewide.

The virus continues to be spread both from those with symptoms and those that are asymptomatic, meaning people who are not experiencing symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. While vulnerable populations including the elderly and immunocomprom...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Stevens Point One of Most Budget-Friendly Cities for Renters

Stevens Point has been nationally recognized by LendEDU as one of the most budget-friendly cities in the country for renters. Stevens Point's low rent-to-income ratio ranked #318 in the country and #19 in the state of Wisconsin.

LendEDU licensed real estate data deriving from the U.S. Census Bureau on over 25,000 American cities. Each city was ranked according to its rent-to-income ratio, or the proportion of a city’s median household income that goes to annual rent cos...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The July, 2020 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ascension Employer Solutions.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 8 Police & Fire Commission Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 8 Police & Fire Commission meeting video is online. It will play on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Wednesday, July 8 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Thursday, July 9 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Public Notice - Possible Quorum at July 22 Event

A quorum of the Stevens Point Common Council has been invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 22 from 11:30 am-1:00 pm at 5001 Joerns Drive, Stevens Point. This event is open to the public and no City business will be discussed.

The Sunrise Point Industrial Revitalization Project celebrates Wayne Bushman and Sunrise Point Ventures commitment to central Wisconsin. This commitment is being done through a renovation of the Joerns building for future occupancy by Gamber Johnson and a...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 7, 2020

“21 Years of Visions” Art Exhibit

“Visions XXI,” an open theme, juried exhibit runs through August 15 at the Riverfront Arts Center. Carol Stewart-Tully, an accomplished Central Wisconsin artist with over 55 years of experience, was this year’s juror and her selections are now on display.

There is a wide variety of styles and themes included - all by local talent - with 2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork, stonework, and jewelry. 

In ord...

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Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: July 7, 2020

July 6 Joint Review Board and Plan Commission Meeting Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 6 Joint Review Board & City Plan Commission meeting videos are online. They will play on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Tuesday, July 7 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Elections 2020: 7th Circuit Court of Appeal Rulings

On June 29, 2020, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the One Wisconsin Institute case that had been on appeal since 2016. The ruling had important impacts on absentee voting and voter residency requirements.

In-Person Absentee Voting

The Court determined that limitations on days, hours and locations for in-person absentee voting contained in the current statute are permissible under the law and that the requirements established\ by 2017 Wisconsin Act 369 are c...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Polling Location Changes for District 1 & District 10

Due to COVID 19 and restriction of public access to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, District 1 & District 10 polling locations have been moved.

District 1 – temporarily moved from Briggs Street High Rise, 1300 Briggs Court to Mid-State Technical College, 1001 Centerpoint Drive for the August 11 and November 3 elections. 

District 10 – moved from Portage County Health C...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Face Masks Required when Entering City Offices

Until further notice, to help stifle the transmission of Covid-19 in and around public spaces within our buildings, the City is requiring all visitors, customers, and vendors to wear face masks when entering City offices.

Visitor Sign says Masks Required in City Buildings

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Maple Bluff Road under Construction

Maple Bluff Rd. between Hwy. 10 and Golla Rd. will be under construction
but open to local traffic beginning Tuesday, June 23 for approximately 3
weeks (weather permitting). These dates are anticipated and dependent on weather and availability of crews.

Road Construction/Closings
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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