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Posted on: August 14, 2019

August 13 Bike/Ped Comm. Meeting Video Online, & on TV.

The August 13 Bicycle/Pedestrian Street Safety Commission Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) Thursday, August 15 at 5 & 10 pm, and Friday, August 16 at 7:30am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: August 13, 2019

August 12 City Committees Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The August 12 City Committees videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, August 13 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, August 14 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: August 13, 2019

August 12 Redevelopment Authority Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The August 12 Redevelopment Authority meeting video is online and will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, August 14 at 5 & 10 pm, & Thursday, August 15 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: August 7, 2019

City Promotes Bees & Other Pollinators

The City of Stevens Point helps promote bees & other pollinators where it can. The Forestry Dept. planted a rain garden at Mead Park, at the NE corner of W. Clark & W. Whitney St., about 3 years ago, and flowering plants are starting to take root there.

Most of the flowers are in full bloom right now, and the bees are loving it.

The City is also partnering with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, with grant funding coming from American Transmission Company, for the development of a prairie filled with many ...

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Forestry
Posted on: August 7, 2019

City Promotes Bees & Other Pollinators

The City of Stevens Point helps promote bees & other pollinators where it can. The Forestry Dept. planted a rain garden at Mead Park, at the NE corner of W. Clark & W. Whitney St., about 3 years ago, and flowering plants are starting to take root there.

Most of the flowers are in full bloom right now, and the bees are loving it.

The City is also partnering with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society, with grant funding coming from American Transmission Company, for the development of a prairie filled with many ...

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Home Page News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Testing the Water for a Designated Dog Swim Area in the City

The City is considering proposing a designated dog swimming area near the northern boundary of Mead Park, in the former beach area. We are soliciting input to determine if there is enough interest to make a proposal to the Parks Commission and Council.

The proposal would have a small fenced area around the sandy swimming area, roughly where the outline shows in these aerial photos. 

Since current ordinances require pets be on a leash in all other areas of our city (including parks), the swim are...

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Home Page News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Bike / Pedestrian Count

Contact Bill Fehrenbach bfbpssc@gmail.com if you want to help with the fall bicycle & pedestrian count on Wed., Sept. 11 & Sat., Sept. 14. Volunteers will be at various locations to record info. for the National Bicycle & Pedestrian Documentation Project.

Home Page News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #32 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza's guest is Dan Kremer, the City's new Director of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #32 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza's guest is Dan Kremer, the City's new Director of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • Mondays at 12:00 Noon
  • Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and 10:00 pm
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays at 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Satur...
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See the Community TV Schedule Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: August 6, 2019

City Supports Efforts to Reuse Fox Theater

On July 22, the City of Stevens Point issued a raze order for the Fox Theater which required the razing & removal of the building based on a determination that the building was dangerous, unsafe, and unsanitary for use and occupancy.

CREATE Portage County has expressed interest to reconstruct, renovate, and save portions of the building, and have started efforts to raise the necessary funds to do so. In their most recent plan for the building, CREATE will have the rear theater area of...

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Community Development
Posted on: August 6, 2019

City Supports Efforts to Reuse Fox Theater

On July 22, the City of Stevens Point issued a raze order for the Fox Theater which required the razing & removal of the building based on a determination that the building was dangerous, unsafe, and unsanitary for use and occupancy.

CREATE Portage County has expressed interest to reconstruct, renovate, and save portions of the building, and have started efforts to raise the necessary funds to do so. In their most recent plan for the building, CREATE will have the rear theater area of...

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Home Page News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Good Deed Doers Receive Testimonials

Mayor Wiza has introduced a program to recognize people in the community who go "above & beyond the normal duties of a good citizen." Taking inspiration from The Wizard of Oz, the Mayor presented "testimonials" to the first two "Good Deed Doers" today.

The first recipient is Nora Ammel who delivered cookies to people affected by the heavy rain and wind storm Stevens Point had in July.

Jason Laffe received his "Good Deed Doer" testimonial because he plowed nearly 100 driveways - for free - &...

See Videos of the Presentations

Home Page News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Nebel St. Resurfacing Project Meeting

The City of Stevens Point will hold an Informational Meeting about the 2019 Fall Pavement Project on Tuesday, August 20, at 6 pm in the banquet hall at Rookies, 3425 Church St., to present an overview & answer questions. Call 715-346-1561 for more info.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Pfiffner Park Playground Replacement

The Playground equipment in Pfiffner Pioneer Park is in the process of being removed. It will be replaced in September. Until then, Bukolt Park has a playground, and of course Mead Park across the river has the best playground in Central Wisconsin.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Release of Sex Offender to Stevens Point:Tyler J. Kollauf

A Sex Offender will be released in the Stevens Point area on 8/6/2019. The sex offender in the attached bulletin, Tyler J. Kollauf, has been convicted of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child; and exposing a child to harmful materials.

The person in this notice has completed the required sentence and has been released from incarceration under the supervision of the Department of Corrections.

The Stevens Point Police Department is releasing the attached information pursuant to Wisconsin S...

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See the Complete Release Notification (pdf) Police
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Temporary Street Closures

Intersection closures for Second St. & Fifth Ave starting July 30, 2019 &
Jefferson St. & Reserve St. Starting July 31, 2019.
Both intersections will be closed for approximately 3 weeks for underground utilities.

The intersection of Second Street and Fifth Avenue will close Tuesday, July 30, 2019 for approximately 3 weeks with a singed detour as crews install new underground utilities. Following installation of utilities, the intersection will open up to traffic a...

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: July 28, 2019

Road Closures

Intersection closures for Second St. & Fifth Ave starting July 30, 2019 &
Jefferson St. & Reserve St. Starting July 31, 2019. Both intersections will be closed for approximately 3 weeks for underground utilities.

The intersection of Second Street and Fifth Avenue will close Tuesday, July 30, 2019 for approximately 3 weeks with a singed detour as crews install new underground utilities. Following installation of utilities, the intersection will open up to traffic a...

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Home Page News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

“The Blues Effect” Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking submissions for a brand new art exhibit titled, “The Blues Effect,” an open medium exhibit creating a gallery space that immerses its viewers in the color blue in all different mediums and from all different artists.

2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, photography, fiber, sculpture, pottery, collage, glasswork, metalwork and stonework of any style - all 90% the color blue - may be submitted. All artwork will be curated by a committee f...

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See the Requirements & Loan Agreement Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Whiting Ave. Closed Water to HH July 8 - Early September

Whiting Ave. from Water St. to HH will be closed July 8 until the first part of September for reconstruction, including widening & adding a path. The road will be closed to through traffic during the day but may be open for emergency vehicles at night.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Poll Workers Needed

The City of Stevens Point is looking for Poll Workers for the 2020-2021 election cycle. Poll Workers need to be US citizens, residents of Portage County, have no felony convictions, and pass a police background check. Poll Workers and are paid $11/hour.

  • Elections will be held in February, April, August and November of 2020, and February and April of 2021. 
  • New poll workers will be trained in their duties, and there is additional training prior to every election for those individuals working. &...
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Poll Worker Application (PDF) Home Page News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Consider Serving on Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee

We have a vacancy for an Alternate member on our Bicycle / Pedestrian Street Safety Committee, which ensures that bicycle & pedestrian projects in
the City are consistent with the Countywide Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. City residents, apply if interested.

See the Committee Application (PDF) Home Page News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program June 11 - August 30. Youth age 18 & under can ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Central Transportation offers a Youth Ride Free program June 11 - August 30. Youth age 18 & under can ride the bus free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.

Get More City Bus Information Transit
Posted on: May 10, 2019

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 16-49% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information Parks & Recreation