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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Church St. Lanes Closed & Shifted between Nebel & Michigan

Due to a water main break, the Utility Department has shifted the southbound lanes of Church Street over to the median and reduced the road down to one lane. The lanes will be closed until Friday around 2:00 pm to allow time for the concrete to cure.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Help Wanted - Seasonal Customer Service Specialist

Provides interaction with the public at the parks & Rec office counter, answers telephones, emails, and radio communications. Performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties. Assists the Administrative Assistant with day-to-day clerical duties.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

February 19 Redevelopment Authority meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 19 Redevelopment Authority meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, February 23 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Reminder to Remove Snow and/or Ice from your Sidewalk

Reminder: A snow/ice event has occurred which requires property owners to clear their sidewalks within 24 hours or be subject to City abatement costs.

For the safety of all in our community who use sidewalks in the Winter, home owners and building occupants are responsible for removing snow and ice from the sidewalk in front of their house or building within 24 hours of the end of any snowfall, except i...

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Sidewalk Snow Removal
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Business 51 Project - Public Involvement Round 2

The 2nd round of public involvement for the Business 51 project is here. Beginning Tuesday, March 2, visit the project website to see an overview of the alternatives being considered. Attend one of the live Q&A sessions to let us know what you think.

Questions about the project? Join our live Q&A sessions and speak with project staff.

March 2, 5 - 6 p.m. 

March 4, 12 - 1 p.m. & 5 - 6 p.m.

No access to internet? Call us prior to the sessions at 715-346-1561.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Stevens Point Parks & Rec Rolls Out Community Fitness Challenge

Stevens Point and other cities & towns across Wisconsin are hosting the first-ever “Be Active Wisconsin” Community Fitness Challenge and invite community members of all ages to participate in the virtual challenge.

Be Active Wisconsin is designed to promote active lifestyles, connect people to the outdoors by encouraging the use of our parks/trail systems, and engage Wisconsin communities in a friendly competition.

All active minutes count (not just running/walking),...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

February 16 Diversity Group meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The February 16 Diversity Group Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Thursday, February 18 at 5 & 10 pm, and Friday, February 19 at 7:30 am.

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

February County Board Meeting Video on TV & on Radio

The Feb. 16 County Board Meeting video will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, February 17 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 am. It will be posted at StevensPoint.com/videos within 24 hours.

Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Help Wanted - Seasonal Urban Forestry Aide

Full time seasonal employee performs variety of tasks, works as a crew member or may be assigned to work alone as required for best efficiency of operations. This position is supervised by the City Forester, or on site by the City Arborist.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker

Involves manual labor in all aspects of street dept. & public works operations, including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector, & drop-off attendant. $20.01/hr. Apply by 4 pm, March 2.

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Help Wanted - Seasonal Park & Ball Diamond Maintenance

Perform general maintenance duties at indoor and outdoor recreation facilities located in the park system, such as assisting with painting and routine maintenance of buildings, park equipment, recreational areas, and ball diamond preparation.

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Face Masks Required on Central Transportation

Central Transportation requires all riders ages two and older to wear a face mask over both their nose and mouth. Failure to comply is a violation of federal law. For more information please give us a call at 715-341-4490.

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Additional Information on the CDC Website (PDF) Transit
Posted on: February 2, 2021

City of Stevens Point Transitioning Building Permit and Neighborhood Improvement Software

After three years of citizen, contractor, and City staff feedback was taken into consideration, the City of Stevens Point Department of Community Development will transition from CityView to GovPilot Municipal Software.

As a result of the transition and importing of historic property data, mapping, permitting, and other important property data, the CityView Portal system is no longer active. The GovPilot Portal system is currently being updated and is not available to th...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Employees - COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help educate the public on various aspects of COVID-19 vaccination. The attached brochure features some of these FAQs and their answers.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Volunteer of the Year Award Program Call for Nominations

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Volunteer of the Year Award is for distinguished service to a Department cause, park, park space, program, or initiative that benefits the Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.

Nominees must have volunteered in the calendar year previous to the award selection. Examples are Boards and Commissions, Friends Groups, park adopters or caretakers, initiative volunteers (e.g., trail maintainers, flower bed/garden planters, etc.), or so...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Sculpture Park Committee Accepting Submissions

The Stevens Point Sculpture Park committee is accepting submissions of sculpture work for their annual, three-year outdoor sculpture exhibition for display from August, 2021 through August, 2024.

The committee is also accepting submissions of sculpture work for a site-specific outdoor sculpture to reshape a 36” in diameter and 30+ foot high ash tree, which was a victim of the emerald ash borer. Both calls for submission will be juried.

En...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Iverson Park Winter Sports Area OPEN

The Iverson Park Winter Sports Area will OPEN Friday, January 1. The facilities will close if temperature is below -15 degrees. Toboggan runs are closed this season due to COVID safety protocols. (This status is subject to change without notice.)

Winter Sports Hours & More Info Winter Sports
Posted on: December 22, 2020

City Employees - 2021 Wellness Program Flyer Available

The 2021 City of Stevens Point Wellness Program is an opportunity for employees on the City’s high deductible health insurance plan to earn Health Savings Account dollars by completing simple objectives. All details are available in the flyer.

See the 2021 Wellness Program Flyer (PDF) Employee News