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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Holding Holiday Decoration Contest

The City of Stevens Point is hosting an online holiday decoration contest. “Events like this remind remind us that we can still enjoy things, especially around the holidays, but in a safe manner - a little piece of normal to hang on to,” said Mayor Wiza.

“Covid has everyone staying in more, and we can’t always participate in the events that we’ve come to take for granted. We did a small Halloween contest and it was a big success. Lindsay McClintock, our GIS specialist, took t...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 19 Bike/Ped Street Safety Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The November 19 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, Tuesday, November 24 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, November 25 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Sex Offender Release Information - Wayne A. Moon

Wayne A. Moon will be released 11-24-2020 to 209 Division St. and then will transition to 1504 Water St., Stevens Point on 12-8-2020.

Wayne A. Moon, born 06-18-1967, White/Male, 5’8”, 200 lbs., Brown Hair, Hazel Eyes, Release Date: 11-24-2020

Wayne Moon was convicted of 3 counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child in 1991 in Portage County. He also was co...

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Police
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Changes to City Clerk and City Treasurer’s Office Hours

As of November 23, walk-in service at the City Clerk & Comptroller/Treasurer's offices will be restricted to Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. The offices will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays.

You may still call the offices during normal business hours of Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. 

The Treasurer’s Office encourages the public to drop off payments in the drop box at the Strongs Avenue entrance, drop...

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Comptroller / Treasurer
Posted on: November 20, 2020

John S. Groholski Park – New Land Donation to City of Stevens Point

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department is happy to announce a new park, named John S. Groholski Park, to be created in the City of Stevens Point. The land for the park is being donated by Judy Groholski in honor of her late husband.

The Mayor, Parks Director, Parks Commission, and the Groholski family worked through the details earlier this year. The donation was approved by the City Plan Commission and Common Council on Monday, November 16. 

Mayor Mike Wiza said, “...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Stevens Point Forms Team To Address Diversity, Social Justice, & Other Issues

Mayor Mike Wiza has formed a team to help address some of the most pressing issues facing Stevens Point. The group will be charged with identifying strengths & weaknesses with regard to a spectrum of social issues from housing to racism to social equity.

Members of the team represent a cross-section of the community who have been traditionally marginalized or underserved.

“We are really following in the footsteps of many other communities and, most recently, Portage County, [in] getting people to...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving Garbage & Recycling Schedule

The 2020 Thanksgiving week garbage and recycling schedule is available online. Please check it to be sure you don't miss your collection day.

Thanksgiving Garbage Collection

  • Monday, November 23 - Collection of Tuesday's garbage route
  • Tuesday, November 24 - Collection of Wednesday's garbage route
  • Wednesday, November 25 - Collection of Thursday's garbage route
  • Thursday, November 26 - No pick-up (See ...
See the Schedule

Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Winter Streets Maintenance Plan

Most people don't like driving in snow, and very few enjoy shoveling it. So everyone wants to know when city streets are going to get plowed. Many factors are considered when deciding when to plow, and the Winter Maintenance Plan describes them in detail.

See the Winter Streets Maintenance Plan (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Employees - WRS Newsletter is Online

The latest Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter contains articles about Planning to Retire in Next 10 Years; Scheduling Your Retirement Appointment Online; Adding Money to Your WRS Accounts via Electronic Deposit, and more.

Read the WRS Newsletter Employee News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Help Wanted - Election and Licensing Technician

Requires a working knowledge of state & local laws governing the functions of the City clerk’s office, knowledge of City, State and Federal election laws, of all statutes and ordinances pertaining to liquor, malt beverage and City licenses, and more.

Get More Info & Apply Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Due to a large spike in COVID-19 cases & deaths, Portage Co. Health & Human Services Div. of Public Health recommends avoiding gatherings. In order to protect yourself and others, celebrate this holiday season with just those in your immediate household.

Wisconsin continues to sustain a surge in COVID-19 cases, with 65 counties, including Portage County, identified as having a critically high case activity level, and all 72 counties reporting at least one COVID-19 death. On September 16, 2020, Portage Cou...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Notice of April 6, 2021 Spring Election

An election for City offices will be held in the City of Stevens Point on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The term for alderpersons is 2 years & begins on April 20, 2021. The term for City Clerk, Comptroller/Treasurer, & City Attorney is 4 years and begins May 1.

Offices to be elected, the incumbents, and their terms are:

  • Alderperson, First District - Tori Jennings 04/20/2021 - 04/17/2023
  • Alderperson, Third District - Cindy Nebel 04/20/2021 - 04/17/2023
  • Alderperson, Fifth District - Meleesa Johnson 04/20/2021 - 04/17...
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Elections / Voting
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Winter Learn to Skate at the K.B. Willett Arena

Registration for the Winter session of our Learn to Skate program opens on our website at 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 18. Saturday classes begin January 2. Tuesday classes begin January 5. Classes fill up quickly & will be limited to 10 students.

Get More Information about the Willett Arena Willett Ice Arena
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Several City Seats Up For Election In Spring

Stevens Point has been trying to get more people involved in their local government. Transparency, access to participate, & diversification have been driving forces to that end. Each spring, half of the City Council Alderperson seats come up for election.

The even-numbered districts are elected in the even-numbered years, and the odd-numbered districts in the odd-numbered years. Six seats will be up for election in April. Those seats, and the current Alderpersons, are:

District 1: Tori JenningsDistrict 3: C...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Changes to Community Development, Assessor, Inspection Depts.

As of Nov. 16, office walk-ins will be restricted to Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. The office will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays. Inspections will continue. Inspectors will wear masks when in the field.

Community Development
Posted on: November 11, 2020

General Fire Inspections Suspended

The Fire Dept. has again suspended general fire inspections due to the COVID-19 status in Wisconsin. Contact the Fire Marshal at 715-342-4809 or egana@stevenspoint.com with questions or needs regarding fire inspections, re-inspections, or needed services.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Answer the Call to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Community cooperation is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19. Individuals who have been tested for COVID-19 should self-quarantine, and if they receive a positive COVID-19 result, should anticipate a call from a PCHHS-DPH contact tracer.

While waiting for a call from a Portage County Health and Human Services Division of Public Health (PCHHS-DPH)  contact tracer, individuals should compile a list of close contacts (anyone who was within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more regardless of...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Stevens Point Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

The City of Stevens Point is seeking candidates for an open seat on the Stevens Point Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.

STEVENS POINT HOUSING AUTHORITY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS DESCRIPTION

 

Date: November 2020

 

Title: Stevens Point Housing Authority Board of Commissioners 

 

Description: The City of Stevens Point is seeking candidates for an op...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 3, 2020

2021 Room Tax Grant Applications due November 30 at 3:30pm

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission will be accepting 2021 grant applications for use of room tax funds beginning now until Nov. 30, 2020.

Guidelines and application forms are available below, or they can be picked up at the Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry office at 2442 Sims Ave., Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Application deadline is Monday, Novem...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2020

2021 Room Tax Grant Applications Available

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission is accepting 2021 grant applications for room tax funds. Guidelines & application are online or can be picked up at the Parks, Rec. & Forestry office at 2442 Sims Ave., 7:30 - 3:30, M - F. Deadline is 3:30 pm Nov. 30.

See the Grant Application & Guidelines

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