News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2021

Disturbance with Shots Fired

Sunday, Sept. 26, 7:16 pm, the Stevens Point Police Dept. was called to 501 Johns Dr. for a disturbance where a rifle had been fired. The suspect, Justin Salazar, was not present.

Officers learned that Justin had entered the victim’s apartment and pointed a rifle at him.  A struggle ensued, and the rifle was fired two times. Justin left the area and the victim was left in the apartment after being assaulted. &...

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Police
Posted on: September 24, 2021

"Metamorphosis” Art Exhibit

Immerse yourself in the feelings of transformation and inspiration. The “Metamorphosis” exhibit combines art from 44 local artists. Much of the work is made from repurposed items. “Metamorphosis” runs through Sunday, October 17.

In "Metamorphosis," a wide variety of media is presented in fun and surprising ways. The gallery is appropriate for art lovers of all ages and is a soothing venue full of unexpected innovation. Come and see what the concept of transformation mea...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

City Employees - 2021 Flu Vaccination Schedule

The City is again offering free on-site flu vaccinations for all employees & spouses of employees who are covered under the City-sponsored health plan (high deductible health plan - HDHP). A walk-in Flu Shot Clinic is NOT available this year.

Schedule

  • October 6, 2021 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room
  • October 11, 2021 7:00 a.m. at the Streets Department
  • October 13, 2021 7:00 a.m. at Fire Department Station 1
  • October 19, 2021 7:30 a.m. at the  Water Department

These dates a...

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Employee News
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Fifth Ave. & Second St. Intersection Closure

The intersection of Fifth Ave. & Second St. will close to all traffic for utility installation Mon., Sept. 27, and should open over gravel by the end of the week, depending on crew availability, weather, & other conditions. Follow the project detour.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: September 21, 2021

No Bow Hunting in Stevens Point this Season

Due to construction activity near the airport, the City of Stevens Point will not be allowing bow hunting this season. Future years will be evaluated once construction is completed.

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

September 20 City Council Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The Sept. 20 City Council meeting video is online & will play on Community TV channel 984 (Spectrum) & on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 5:00 pm , & Wed., Sept. 22 at 12:01 am & 7:30 am. For captions, watch on our YouTube or Boxcast channel.

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

September 20 Historic Preservation Design Review Meeting Online, on TV, & on Radio

The September 20 Historic Preservation Design Review meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV Charter/Spectrum Channel 984 and on 105.9 FM radio WSNP-LP Wednesday, September 22 at 5:00 & 10:00 pm, & Thursday, September 23 at 7:30 am.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Accepting Applications for Firefighter / Paramedic

This position responds to emergencies and performs fire suppression activities, rescue work, hazardous materials response, & advanced life-support emergency medical services. Read application requirements carefully as certification documents are required.

Get More Info and Apply Online Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Help Wanted - Firefighter / Paramedic

This position responds to emergencies and performs fire suppression activities, rescue work, hazardous materials response, & advanced life-support emergency medical services. Read application requirements carefully as certification documents are required.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Stevens Point Fall Leaf Pickup for City Residents

Stevens Point will have its annual leaf pick-up the week of October 25 in conjunction with “Make a Difference Day” on October 23. Please drop off your leaves if you are able. The Drop-off site near Bukolt Park is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays.

Residents who need their leaves picked up are asked to have their leaves bagged and at the curb no later than 7:00 am on Monday, October 25. The leaves may not get picked up until later that week, but crews will only be going through each area once, so th...

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More Information about the Drop-Off Site Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Help Wanted - Park & Rec Facilities Supervisor

Responsible for the operation, administration, maintenance, and management of the K.B. Willett Ice Arena, Donald Copps Municipal Pool, Iverson Winter Sports area, and Goerke Community Stadium. Salary $64,646 per year.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Stormwater Pollution Info from the North Central Wisconsin Stormwater Coalition

If storm water pollution were rubber duckies, it wouldn't matter what went down storm drains, but it does matter because it isn't rubber duckies - it's trash, oil, cigarette butts, and more flowing untreated to our rivers and lakes, and that's not good.

We all live downstream from somewhere. Clean water it means quality of life.

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Water & Sewerage
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Comptroller-Treasurer’s Office 3rd Annual Photo Contest

The Comptroller-Treasurer’s Office is having a photo contest again, with the winning photo going on the front cover of the annual budget book, and invites the public to submit photos taken from around the city.

Deputy Comptroller-Treasurer Carrie Freeberg stated, "A few years ago, the budget format was changed to include more information beyond just numbers, such as the services that each City department provides, to more clearly illustrate what taxpayers a...

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Comptroller / Treasurer
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Help Wanted - Winter Sports Area

Winter Sports Area Attendant operates & supervises the toboggan slides, sled/saucer hills, ice rink, & lodge. Meets & serves patrons cheerfully & effectively. Supervisor supervises the Winter Sports Area & adjacent grounds.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Partners for Conservation Sign Unveiling & Green Circle Trail Section Ribbon Cutting

The North Central Conservancy Trust, the Green Circle Trail, & the City of Stevens Point held a ceremony to open the new section of the Trail and to recognize their purchase, management, and protection of property next to Bukolt Park & the nearby island.

Mayor Mike Wiza states, “I am so proud of what amazing things can get accomplished when people come together to make their community better. NCCT, Sandy Kryshak, the City, the Green Circle Trail, and many, many volunteers came together with a vi...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Help Wanted - Assistant Assessor

Establishes real & personal property assessments. Conducts inspections & field reviews of new structures & existing properties. Appraises real & personal property for assessments. Requires independent action & good judgement. $61,027/yr. Apply by 10/5/21.

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

McDill Disc Golf Course Closure

Due to the McDill pond dredging project, the McDill Disc Golf Course along Patch Street will close September 17, 2021, and will be closed for the duration of the dredging project, which is expected to last into the summer of 2022.

Parks & Recreation