News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2023

Franklin St. Closed Between First and West Today

Franklin Street will be closed to through traffic between First St. and West St. today, Thursday, September 21, until approximately 4:00 PM for utility repairs.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Entrance to Bukolt Park Closure Friday, Sept. 22

The Parks Department intends to perform maintenance on the Bukolt Park entrance logs on Friday, September 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Rachick Rd. entrance to the park is not expected to be obstructed. Date & time subject to change without notice.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Northbound Division St. to Close between Clark & Main Sept. 27

Northbound Division S. (Business 51) will close to all traffic between Clark St. & Main St. (STH-66) at 8 am Wed., Sept. 27. Wisconsin Public Service will be completing maintenance of an overhead transformer mid-block on Division St. between Clark & Main.

Equipment from WPS will be using the northbound travel lanes for staging materials and equipment while work is underway. 

A detour utilizing Clark Street, Michigan Avenue, and Main Street will be installed to direct northbound Division Street traf...

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Sep.14 & Sep. 18 City Meeting Videos Online

The Sep. 14 Park Board & Sep. 18 Special Plan & Regular Council meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum Ch. 984 & TDS Ch. 13) & on 105.9 FM WSNP-LP radio Tues., Sept. 19 at 5 & 10 pm, & Wed., Sept. 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Mayor Wiza's Response to September 17 "Rally for Affordable & Accessible Housing"

Every person in our community should be treated with respect. Every person in our community should be able to feel safe and welcome and should not have to be subjected to intimidation or bullying. Stevens Point is a place for everyone.

One thing that makes our community great is our ability to foster those simple rules.

However, one person's rights stop when they infringe on another person's rights. For months, we've received comments and concerns from people w...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

New Surface Installed at KASH Playground - Please Stay Off Until Further Notice

The new surface has been installed at the KASH playground. It is important to stay off the surface for a few days so the glue & material can adhere & dry. The Parks Dept. will take the security fence down when the surface & playground are ready to use.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience!

KASH Contractors

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 15, 2023

East Side Planning Workshop Kickoff Sept. 23

Residents in the eastern neighborhoods of Stevens Point are invited to join their neighbors and City staff for a block party & workshop to kick off an update to the City’s comprehensive plan at East Oaks Park, Noon - 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 23.

Point Brewery will provide refreshments & entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own seating.

Block parties hosted by City staff are a part of Stevens Point’s Comprehensive Plan update process. The planning workshop will begin...

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Community Development
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Electronic Recycling Event October 12

An Electronic Recycling event will be held Thursday, October 12, 4 pm - 6:30 pm, at the Portage County Transfer Facility, 650 Moore Road, Plover. The event is FREE but there is a limit of 20 items per vehicle. Portage County residents only, no businesses.

Accepted Items:

Cable boxes, cables, and cords; cameras & camcorders; cell phones, PDAs, and chargers; clocks; coffee makers; copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines; desktop computer towers and peripherals; laptop computers and peripherals, moni...

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Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Help Wanted - Utility Operator

Construction, maintenance, operation of sanitary sewer collection, stormwater collection, & water distribution. Great benefits. Low deductible health insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave, & WI retirement. Paid on-the-job training & certifications.

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Help Wanted: Crossing Guard

Crossing Guards are responsible for the safety of children going to & returning from school at an assigned location. Work involves traffic control & supervising people in safely crossing streets. $14.94 per crossing effective January 1. Apply by Dec. 15.

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Help Wanted: Seasonal Winter Sports Area Positions

Iverson Park Winter Sports Area Attendant is responsible for the operation & supervision of the toboggan slides, sled-saucer hills, ice rink, & All-purpose lodge. Winter Sports Area Supervisor is responsible for supervising the Winter Sports Area.

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Public Notice: Possible Quorum at Community Transportation Academy

A quorum of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Street Safety Commission may attend the Community Transportation Academy every Wednesday, 4 - 6 p.m., Sept. 6 - Nov. 8, at CBB 135 on the UW-SP campus or via Zoom. No City business will be discussed.

Public Notices
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Youth Ride Central Transportation Buses FREE

Central Transportation's youth fare program is now free for anyone 17 years or younger throughout the year. Children & teenagers can ride the bus without paying any fare, making public transportation more accessible & affordable for young people.

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Dept. of Public Works Publishes "Public Works Post" Newsletter

The City of Stevens Point's Dept. of Public Works has published the second volume of their newsletter, the "Public Works Post." Their goal is to communicate with the residents of Stevens Point regularly about Public Works activities and services.

Read Volume 2 of the Public Works Post (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Help Wanted: Seasonal Forestry Aide

This full-time seasonal position performs a wide variety of tasks in support of a comprehensive urban forestry program as a crew member or alone as required for the most efficient operations. $14.94/hour. Apply by 11/24/23.

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Frontenac Ave. to Close to All Traffic at Algoma St. Friday, August 25 - October

Frontenac Ave. will close to all traffic at Algoma St. beginning Friday, August 25. The intersection is expected to open by late October. The project schedule depends on crew availability, weather, and field conditions.

Road Construction/Closings