News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2021

Shots fired Downtown

The Portage County Communication Center received a 911 call regarding a male subject that had brandished a handgun in the 1300 block of Second St & fired the handgun. Officers arrived & the suspect was taken into custody without incident at 2:03am

On Wednesday, 12-01-21, at 1:59 am, the Portage County Communication Center received a 911 call regarding a male subject that had brandished a handgun in the 1300 block of Second St and fired the handgun. Officers arrived and the suspect was taken into cu...

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Police
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Notification of Noncandidacy for Slowinski

6th District Alderperson Jeremy Slowinski has signed papers that he will not run for the next election.

Additional Information Elections / Voting
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Tennis Courts are Closing.

The Mead tennis courts will be closing today and we will be closing Goerke Tennis courts on Friday.

Tennis Courts

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Help Wanted - Customer Service Officer

Part-time civilian position, responsible for patrolling parking & enforcing meter and other parking violations. Also requires the servicing of parking kiosks, civil applicant fingerprinting, and picking up and processing found and abandoned bicycles.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Help Wanted - Drop Off Attendant

Employee serves as attendant for the city recycling and yard waste drop-off point. $17.36/Hour. Part-Time. Apply by 12/10/2021.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Help Wanted - Poll Workers (Election Officials)

The City Clerk’s office is looking for persons who are interested in serving as election official for the 2022-2023 election cycle. Election officials are paid $14.50 per hour for both training and Election Day duties.

To work as an election official, a person must:

  • Be a qualified elector of Portage County
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be 18 years old (except high school students)
  • Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
  • NOT be a candidate for any office to be voted on...
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See the Requirements & Application (PDF) Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Help Wanted - Street Superintendent

Oversight of the Streets Dept.'s 36 employees who carry out construction, maintenance, and repair of infrastructure and equipment. Oversight of Garbage & Recycling pick-up and Snow & Ice Control. Oversight of the City’s 300+ unit fleet. $83,512 per year.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Notice of Spring Election - April 5, 2022

An election will be held in the City of Stevens Point on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 to elect Alderpersons. The term is two years and begins on April 19. The First District Alderperson race is to fulfill the remaining year of that two-year term.

Offices, Incumbents, and New Terms:

  • Alderperson, First District - Marc Christianson, 04/19/2022 - 04/17/2023
  • Alderperson, Second District - David Shorr, 04/19/2022 - 04/15/2024
  • Alderperson, Fourth District - Mykeerah Zarazua, 04/19/2022 - 04/15/2024
  • Alderpers...
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Posted on: November 16, 2021

City Seeking Poll Workers (Election Officials) for 2022-2023

The City Clerk’s office is looking for persons who are interested in serving as election official for the 2022-2023 election cycle. Election officials are paid $14.50 per hour for both training and Election Day duties.

To work as an election official, a person must:

  • Be a qualified elector of Portage County
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be 18 years old (except high school students)
  • Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
  • NOT be a candidate for any office to be voted on...
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See the Requirements & Application (PDF) Elections / Voting
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Mayor Wiza Appointed to League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board

Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza was appointed to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board of Directors, bringing his experience in local government to the statewide governing body. The League has more than 600 members - large & small cities & villages.

The League represents both urban and rural Wisconsin.

“I am honored to have been appointed to the board. The League provides invaluable resources to communities throughout Wisconsin and I’ve been privileged to work with them and my peer...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

City of Stevens Point Mobile App is Updated

The City of Stevens Point first released its mobile app, available free from the App Store (for Apple iOS) and the Google Play Store (for Android), in 2016. The app has now been redesigned and re-released to keep up with advances in mobile technology.

The mobile app makes it extremely easy to find the most frequently requested information on the City's website, and that information is presented in a format that is easier to read on mobile devices with small screens. Our Meeting Agendas, Minute...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Help Wanted - GIS / Engineering Technician

GIS operations including ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Desktop. Inspect & oversee construction of Public Works infrastructure to ensure that construction & materials are in compliance. Complete other tasks & duties. Full-Time. $54,308/year.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Help Wanted - Night Community Service Officer

This part-time civilian position is responsible for patrolling parking in designated areas & enforcing meter and other violations. Also requires servicing parking kiosks, fingerprinting civil applicants, & picking up and processing abandoned bicycles.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Help Wanted - Winter Sports Area

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

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker

Full-time. Manual labor in all Street Dept. & Public Works operations, including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector, or drop-off attendant. Work in other classes as needed. $20.01/Hour.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Neighbor Helping Neighbor Grant Program Increased

Neighbor Helping Neighbor is a City grant program for low to moderate income residents which can provide a $2,500 - $5,000 reimbursement, with applicant matching funds, for exterior property improvements.

Get More Information in the Application (PDF) Community Development
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Winner of Comptroller-Treasurer’s Photo Contest

The winning photo, titled “For Your Freedom and Ours,” was taken at the Cultural Commons area in Pfiffner Park by local resident Kathleen Celer. Kathleen won herself a City logo sweatshirt and bragging rights for the next year.

Winning Photo "For Your Freedom and Ours"

Carrie Freeberg, Deputy Comptroller-Treasurer, stated there were 23 photos submitted to this third annual contest.  “It was a tough pick because all the photos were great,” Fr...

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Comptroller / Treasurer