1. Illinois Avenue to close at the Sims Avenue intersection

    Illinois Ave. to close at the Sims Ave. intersection & Sims Ave. to close between Illinois Ave. & Michigan Ave. beginning at 2:30 p.m. & reopening at 6:00 p.m. today, October 21, 2020.
  2. Business 51 Project – Thanks for Your Input

    Thank you to all who shared their feedback. The next steps will be to summarize the survey results & select alternatives to evaluate in detail, which will take a few months. We anticipate sharing potential design options with you in early 2021. Visit the Project Website
  3. Early In-Person Absentee Voting Hours for the General Election

    Early In-Person Absentee Voting will be held at City Hall Conference Rm. 1515 Strongs Ave., 7:30 - 4:00, October 20 - 23, & 7:30 - 5:00, October 26 - 30, and at the Stevens Point Police Dept. Community Rm. 933 Michigan Ave., Noon - 5:00, October 20 - 30. Get More Voting Information
  4. November 3, 2020 General Election Voter Information

    Voters are reminded to bring proper photo identification. We strongly encourage everyone to wear a mask when voting in person. If there you have any concerns about in-person voting, you are encouraged to request an absentee ballot before the deadline. Read More
  5. Business 51 Project – Road Diets 101

    There are often misconceptions about road diets and the benefits they have (and the impacts they don’t have). Check out some road diet resources that are listed on the project’s website and take the online survey to share your thoughts. Business 51 Project Website
  6. Bicycle Friendly Community Survey

    Stevens Point has applied for the League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly Community award, and the League wants to hear from residents, local area bicyclists, and bike advocates about your experiences and perceptions of bicycling in the community. Please Take the Bicycle Friendly Community Survey
  7. Mayoral Proclamation - United Way 75th Anniversary

    In this Mayor's Minute video, Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza presents a proclamation naming October 13, 2020 as United Way's 75th Anniversary and asks everyone to donate to the United Way. Read More
  8. 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
  1. Skyward Donates $10,000 to Stevens Point Police K9 Unit

    Monday, October 12, Skyward presented a check to the Stevens Point Police Department in the amount of $10,000 to support their K9 training program to cover K9 training expenses such as the Vohne Liche Nine Week Trainers Dual Purpose Police Dog Course. Read More
  2. Emergency Order #3: Limiting Public Gatherings

    A new order directed by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers through Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary designee Andrea Palm was issued to limit public gatherings to no more than 25 percent of a room or building’s total occupancy. Read More
  3. City Seeks Applicants for Police Chief

    The City of Stevens Point is seeking an innovative leader with exceptional skills to lead the Police Department. The position reports to the optional powers Police & Fire Commission. Applications accepted until enough qualified candidates have applied. Read More
  4. Slowing the Spread of Oak Wilt

    Oak wilt disease can spread from oak tree to oak tree through interconnected root systems. We try to stop the spread of the oak wilt disease by cutting the roots in between oak trees. It is safe to prune oak trees October 1 - April 1. Read More
  5. Signs in Public Rights-of-Way

    Do not place signs in the boulevard (the grassy area between the road and the sidewalk) or in the center road boulevard (the grassy area that separates two lanes of traffic). Signs placed illegally will be removed. (Rummage/Garage Sale signs are allowed.)
  6. Stevens Point Fall Leaf Pickup for City Residents

    Stevens Point will have its annual leaf pickup the week of October 26 in conjunction with “Make a Difference Day” on October 24. Please drop off your leaves if you are able. The Drop-off site near Bukolt Park is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays. Read More
  7. Business 51 Project Information Available on Website

    Visit the Business 51 Project website to watch a video presentation & see exhibits about the purpose & need for the project and the alternatives that have been considered. Attend the virtual Q&A sessions with the project team via links on the website. Business 51 Project Website
  8. Ballot Box Installed on UWSP Campus

    Mayor Wiza & SGA President Collin McNamara say a second Absentee Ballot drop box was installed near the University Center at UWSP. SGA allocated funds and, with a private donation, nearly raised the $2,030 cost for the box. City employees installed it. Read More
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