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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Help Wanted - Crossing Guards

Ensure safety of school children going to & returning from school at assigned location. Involves traffic control & supervising people crossing streets with an emphasis on safety. 8:15 - 8:45 am & 3:35 - 4 pm Mon. - Fri. when school is in session.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker

Work involves manual labor in all aspects of street department and public works operations, including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector and drop-off attendant. Other work as necessary.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Union Cemetery Sign Recovered

Mayor Mike Wiza announced today that the missing sign from Union Cemetery on Water Street was recovered by the Stevens Point Police Department.

An anonymous tip lead to a search warrant that was executed on July 29 and resulted in the recovery of the missing sign. The warrant was served at a property west of Stevens Point on County Highway C. The sign was found displayed in a pole shed on the pro...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

July 28 Historic Preservation Design Review Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The July 28 Historic Preservation Design Review meeting video is online. It will play on Spectrum TV channel 984 & 105.9 FM WSNP-LP radio Wednesday, July 29 at 5:00 & 10:00pm, & Thursday, July 29 at 7:30am.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Guns and Hoses Cookout for Veterans

In lieu of their annual softball game, Portage County Guns & Hoses will join forces with the Stevens Point Police & Fire Departments, The Portage County Sheriff’s Office, and the Plover Police Dept. in hosting a Cookout for Veterans on Saturday, August 7.

There will be kids' games and a vehicle display for all to enjoy.  

Location:  Pfiffner Park by the Bandshell (Crosby Avenue).

Time:  11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost:  $5.00 for a Burger or Brat, chips, and soda or water...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Redistricting Committee Members Wanted

If you are interested in serving on the City's Redistricting Committee, please complete an application & submit it to the City Clerk’s office, 1515 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481 by August 4.

Every ten years, cities must redraw their council districts to ensure they remain substantially equal in population. This process, known as “redistricting,” is mandated by the U.S. Constitution. Without redistricting, population shifts...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

“Metamorphosis” Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center (RAC) is seeking submissions for their next exhibit titled, “Metamorphosis.” Entries should focus on the theme of transformation. Artists are encouraged, but not required, to use repurposed materials.

The RAC welcomes 2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, fiber, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork, and stonework.  

When selecting or creating submissions, please consider visitors are of a...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Accessory Dwelling Unit & Accessory Commercial Unit Informational Videos

The City of Stevens Point's Community Development Department has released two additional informational videos about the proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit and Accessory Commercial Unit ordinance for those who are unable to attend the neighborhood meetings.

Those interested in submitting additional comments are encouraged to do so via email at or 

Accessory Dwelling Unit / Accessory Commercial Unit (ADU/ACU)

Accessory Commercial Unit (ACU)

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Community Development
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Safe Exchange Zone at 933 Michigan Ave.

A Safe Exchange Zone has been created at the Stevens Point Police Dept., 933 Michigan Ave., & is available 24/7 for people who want an area for child custody exchanges, online purchase exchanges, transactions, or just a safe meeting area.

This area is under video surveillance to provide an added level of security. 

We are in the process on being added to the Safe Exchange Point locator web site.

The parking stalls with signs are located directly across from the department’...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program until September 1. Youth age 18 & under ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses on any of our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, & group trips. Masks required.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Portage County Emergency Services Citizens Academy Accepting Applications

Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Stevens Point Police, Plover Police, & Stevens Point Fire Department are pleased to announce the return of the Emergency Services Citizens Academy. Experience what our law enforcement & firefighters do every day!

The academy will consist of a basic law enforcement and fire/rescue overview, along with tours and explanations of our services.  This year’s academy will run Thursday nights from September 9, 2021, through November 11, 2021, along with an occasi...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Recycling Education Kiosk in the Park

The kiosk project is through a partnership with the Parks Department, & is located along the section of the Green Circle trail between Pfiffner & Bukolt. The area will feature recycling tips, waste reduction, reuse ideas, & backyard composting info.

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

"22 Years of Visions” Art Exhibit

“Visions XXII” is an open theme juried exhibit. There are 80 works, in a wide variety of styles and themes included, by talented local artists. This exhibit opens Friday, June 25 and runs thru Sunday, August 15.

STEVENS POINT, WI – “Visions XXII” is an open theme juried exhibit. Tracey and Dana Rice, accomplished Central Wisconsin artists and long-time art educators, were this year’s jurors. Their selections are currently d...

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Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Request for Proposals on City Signage

City of Stevens Point in partnership with the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitor Bureau is seeking responses to this RFP from firms and/or individuals for the development of a comprehensive City entrance, neighborhood, & wayfinding signage program.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified firms and/or individuals for the development of a comprehensive City entrance, neighborhood, and wayfinding signage program. Such program will include design elements that are consistent throughout the Commu...

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