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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Building Permits Required for Fences & Driveways

To obtain a fence or driveway permit, now required by the Inspection Department, complete the "building" section of the building permit application and bring that, along with a site plan outlining the proposed improvements, to the Inspection Dept. office.

Fencing standards exist under the building code section 30.04(3) and driveway standards exist under the zoning code 23.01(14(i).

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Disposing of Furniture and Other Bulk Items in the City

A reminder to students & other residents doing Spring cleaning or preparing to move - interior furniture & other bulk items are not allowed outside your dwelling, and definitely not on the curb. The City offers a curbside pick-up service for $10 per item.

Bulk item pick-up tags can be purchased at the City Treasurer's office during normal business hours at 1515 Strongs Ave. Bulk items with tags are picked up by City staff from the curbside on Monday mornings. Read More Get More Bulk Item Pickup Tag Information
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Request for Proposals: Purchase Vacant Lot, Build Single Family Home

The Stevens Point Redevelopment Authority seeks proposals for the purchase of vacant property at 101 Georgia St. and construction of a single family home there. Buyers must be able to complete construction within 18 months of the transfer of the property.

Read the RFP for Complete Information (pdf)
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Program Taking Applications

Funds are available for downtown commercial façade building restoration & renovation improvements. Grant application & design review can be approved prior to construction season. Grants can potentially cover 40% of total project costs. Apply by May 25.

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Employees

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

City Employees - Wis. Retirement Newsletter Available

The Wis. Dept. of Employee Trust Funds has released their Retirement System News & Information for Non-Retired Members of the Retirement System. Topics include "How Are My WRS Benefits Taxed?" "Transitioning Your Health Benefits into Retirement," & more.

See the WRS Newsletter Online
Posted on: November 17, 2017

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The November 2017 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Free Online Financial Fitness Program, WRS Contribution Rates to Decrease, New Video Series: Your Health Benefits in Retirement, and Information for Domestic Partners.

Read the Nov. WRS Newsletter

Forestry

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Stevens Point's Arbor Day Tree Planting

Stevens Point celebrated Arbor Day on Friday, May 11. Mayor Wiza and City Forestry staff planted seven trees (funded by WPS) along the west side of the Bandshell in Pfiffner Park.

The trees were planted around the Bandshell and the new bathrooms in the park. Two large Norway spruce were planted by a mechanical tree spade, and five additional trees were planted by hand. The National Arbor Day Association has recognized the City...Read on...

Home Page News

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

City Parking Program Update

A presentation given at the May 14, 2018 Board of Public Works meeting provided an update on the City's parking program, including information about the Parking Kiosks, Parking Enforcement, and Overnight Parking.

See the Parking Program Presentation (pdf)
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Senator Patrick Testin Receives Economic Development Award

The Wisconsin Economic Development Association recently presented Sen.Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) with the 2018 “Champion of Economic Development” award for his support of policies to drive economic growth and prosperity in Wisconsin.

The award, presented at the Portage County Business Council, is given to state legislators who exemplify WEDA’s mission of promoting economic development and have shown a commitment to making Wisconsin a better place to live, work and do busin...Read More
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Disposing of Furniture and Other Bulk Items in the City

A reminder to students & other residents doing Spring cleaning or preparing to move - interior furniture & other bulk items are not allowed outside your dwelling, and definitely not on the curb. The City offers a curbside pick-up service for $10 per item.

Bulk item pick-up tags can be purchased at the City Treasurer's office during normal business hours at 1515 Strongs Ave. Bulk items with tags are picked up by City staff from the curbside on Monday mornings. Read More Get More Bulk Item Pickup Tag Information
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Still Accepting Applications for Bicycle & Pedestrian Street Safety Commission

The City of Stevens Point needs willing and qualified applicants to fill all the positions on the BPSSC. If you are interested, please fill out our Commission Membership Application. Members will be appointed by the Mayor & confirmed by the City Council.

Attach additional pages as needed. Please explain your relevant background, familiarity with the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Portage County Countywide Bicycle and P...Read More

Fill Out the Commission Application Form (pdf)
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

We can offer you great savings on tickets to Noah's Ark, Mount Olympus, Great America, and the Milwaukee Zoo. We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards. Save 22-74% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information

Job Opportunities

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Help Wanted: Summer Engineering Aide

$14.10 / Hr. Construction and design surveying, construction inspection, and marking utility locations. May assist with other engineering activities. Seasonal position for Full time student at a university or tech college in a related field of study.


Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

May 15 County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 15 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, May 16 at 1:30 pm, and Thursday, May 17 at 5:00 pm, and 10:00 pm.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: May 15, 2018

May 15 City Council Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 15 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, May 16 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: May 15, 2018

May 14 City Committee Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 14 City Committee & Special Plan Commission meeting videos are online. They will all play on Community TV (Charter Spectrum channel 984) and on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, May 15 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: May 7, 2018

WSNP-LP Website & Mobile App Players Receive Upgrades

The City's FM radio station, WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, can be heard on the City's website using any browser, and free mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone/iPad users. The apps make it easier to listen on mobile devices and have just been upgraded.

"People have another way to keep up with all of the great things going on in Stevens Point by listening to our radio station online - from anywhere in the country," said Mayor Mike Wiza. "Not only can they hear the great music, but also Tal...Read More

Get More Info about WSNP-LP

Parks & Rec

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

We can offer you great savings on tickets to Noah's Ark, Mount Olympus, Great America, and the Milwaukee Zoo. We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards. Save 22-74% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Mead Tennis Courts OPEN

The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts and the Mead Park tennis courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of conditions.)

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

2018 Stevens Point Sculpture Park Juried Call

The Stevens Point Sculpture Park is accepting submissions of sculpture work for their annual, three-year outdoor sculpture exhibition. A local jury will choose pieces for display from August 2018 through August 2021. Deadline to apply is May 25, 2018.

See the Application Form

Riverfront Arts Center

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

“Visions” Art Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center seeks submissions for its “Visions” open theme & open medium juried art exhibit - 2-D & 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork and stonework.

The annual exhibit is the artist’s interpretation or vision of a subject and medium of their choosing. 

Artists must be 18 or older, and may submit up to three pieces for consideration.  There is a $10 (non-r...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2018

“Fiber Friends Fabrications” Exhibit Opens May 4 at Riverfront Arts Center

The Riverfront Arts Center is hosting a brand new exhibit of non-traditional fiber art, “Fiber Friends Fabrications”, opening May 4. “Fiber Friends” is a coalition of fiber artists that came together to share talents, techniques, and a love for fiber art.

The exhibit includes ten artists from north and central Wisconsin and around 70 unique pieces of 2-D and 3-D fiber art. Artists include Colleen Ansbaugh from Wabeno, Jan Dietrich from Harshaw, Patricia Gaska from Rothschild, Lynn Gilles from Pr...Read More Get More Riverfront Arts Center Information

Winter Sports

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas CLOSED for the Season

Iverson and Goerke Winter Sports Areas are CLOSED for the Season. Thank you for a great year!



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