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Posted on: April 19, 2019

High Water Update from Noon on Friday, April 19

With no precipitation expected until Sunday, it seems unlikely that flows in the Stevens Point area will get any worse, but will take some time to subside. We do not expect flow rate to fall below 10,000 cfs until May 1. Flooding in the City is minimal.

River/Flooding update 4/19/2019 11:45 a.m.

Mayor Mike Wiza just left a meeting with City Staff, County Staff, Emergency Personnel and Dam operators in regards the flow rates and flood status.

Dubay dam is flowing about 55,000 cubic feet per second.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Portage St. Closed Reserve to Phillips on April 25

Portage Street will be closed between Reserve and Phillips on April 25, 1:00 - 6:00 pm. The Stevens Point Fire Dept. will be putting on a Mock Car Crash with Greek Life from UWSP.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 25 Proclaimed "Point Special Day"

Mayor Wiza has proclaimed Thursday, April 25 as "Point Special Day" in recognition of Point Brewery's connection to generations of citizens, its rich history of being an involved community partner, and bringing recognition to the City of Stevens Point.

According to the proclamation, Stevens Point Brewery was established in 1857, before the City of Stevens Point was chartered, by Frank Wahle and George Ruder. The Brewery has been active ever since, making it one of the ten oldest operating breweries in t...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

April 16 Reorganization Meetings & County Board Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The April 16 Reorganization Meetings & County Board Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, April 17 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: April 17, 2019

City is seeking candidates to fill soon to be vacant Forth District Alderperson position.

Alderperson Oberstadt is resigning her position as Fourth District Alderperson effective April 30, 2019. The City is now seeking applicants until 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019 to fill the remainder of her term which expires April 21, 2020.

Individuals interested in the position will need to fill out a Declaration of Candidacy for Appointment by the Common Council to fill the vacancy.  They are also welcome to provide any additional information, such as a letter of interest, resume,...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: April 17, 2019

City Seeking Candidates for Fourth District Alderperson

Alderperson Oberstadt is resigning her position as Fourth District Alderperson effective April 30, 2019. The City is now seeking applicants until 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019 to fill the remainder of her term which expires April 21, 2020.

Individuals interested in the position will need to fill out a Declaration of Candidacy for Appointment by the Common Council to fill the vacancy.  They are also welcome to provide any additional information, such as a letter of interest, resume,...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Overnight Parking Allowed April 19, 20, 21

April 19, 20 & 21 is a holiday weekend and the City of Stevens Point will lift overnight parking restrictions on these days. Parking regulations are still being enforced as normal during the day, and all vehicles parked on the road must be parked legally.

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

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

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

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Easter Holiday Garbage & Recycling Schedule

There will be no garbage or recycling pickup Friday, April 19. Friday, April 19th's garbage route and recycling route #8 will be picked up Monday, April 22. There are no other changes to the pickup or drop-off schedule for Easter week or weekend.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Community Conversation on the Division St. Corridor Apr. 25

An open house will focus on the Division St. corridor, letting the public participate in the analysis, ask questions, & get an update on the larger planning process. Thurs., April 25, 7 - 8:30 PM, Stevens Point Parks & Rec Dept. Gym, 2442 Sims Ave.

After soliciting community input during a visioning and listening session on January 17, a series of draft recommendations and design concepts based on a detailed study of each Target Area have been developed. 

After a brief presentation of those ...

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Get More Info about our Targeted Area Master Plans Community Development
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Community Conversation on the Division St. Corridor Apr. 25

An open house will focus on the Division St. corridor, letting the public participate in the analysis, ask questions, & get an update on the larger planning process. Thurs., April 25, 7 - 8:30 PM, Stevens Point Parks & Rec Dept. Gym, 2442 Sims Ave.

After soliciting community input during a visioning and listening session on January 17, a series of draft recommendations and design concepts based on a detailed study of each Target Area have been developed. 

After a brief presentation of those ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Façade Improvement Grant Funds Available

Funds are still available through the City's Downtown Façade Improvement Grant program to restore and rehabilitate structures within the Downtown area. The City has in excess of $100,000 available for 2019.

Program Summary

  • Eligible Area: Properties within the Tax Increment Finance District VI – Downtown District, excluding tax-exempt properties.
  • Reimbursement shall be limited to no more than 40% of the total cost of eligible improvements.  N...
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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Façade Improvement Grant Funds Available

Funds are still available through the City's Downtown Façade Improvement Grant program to restore and rehabilitate structures within the Downtown area. The City has in excess of $100,000 available for 2019.

Program Summary

  • Eligible Area: Properties within the Tax Increment Finance District VI – Downtown District, excluding tax-exempt properties.
  • Reimbursement shall be limited to no more than 40% of the total cost of eligible improvements.  No single C...
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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Mayor Wiza Seeking Donations for Fireworks

As he has for the last few years, Mayor Wiza has started a fundraiser with the goal of adding $5,000 to Stevens Point's fireworks budget. Thank you for your support in helping make our fireworks display bigger & better. Let's make 2019 the best year yet!

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

“My favorite Portage County Tree” Photo Contest

Enter up to three 5x7 photo prints of your favorite tree in Portage Co. Prints will be displayed at the Arts Center until June 23 & entered into a random drawing for prize packages. The contest is free of charge & open to all ages and experience levels.

More Information & Entry Form Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: March 29, 2019

“Uniquely Wisconsin” Photography Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking photography of Wisconsin’s parks, trails, forests, farms, park structures, lakes, rivers, wildlife and anything else that brings to life the essence of Wisconsin’s natural resources for a brand new exhibition.

Submissions for “Uniquely Wisconsin: Photography Celebrating the Natural Resources of Wisconsin” are due in-person for jury on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Not all pieces submitted will be accepted...

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More Information & Loan Agreement (PDF) Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Goerke Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

The Goerke Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. MEAD Park courts are NOT open. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Easter Holiday Garbage & Recycling Schedule

There will be no garbage or recycling pickup Friday, April 19. Friday, April 19th's garbage route and recycling route #8 will be picked up Monday, April 22. There are no other changes to the pickup or drop-off schedule for Easter week or weekend.

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Seeks Proposals for Strategic Plan

The City of Stevens Point is seeking proposals from qualified firms or teams of firms with the appropriate expertise and experience to serve as a consultant to coordinate the development of a strategic plan for the City.

The Plan will be the primary vision-setting and policy-directing strategy to lead the ongoing evolution of Stevens Point for the next several years. 

The Plan should include measurable objectives to help improve the City’s responsiveness...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

City Seeks Proposals for Strategic Plan

The City of Stevens Point is seeking proposals from qualified firms or teams of firms with the appropriate expertise and experience to serve as a consultant to coordinate the development of a strategic plan for the City.

The Plan will be the primary vision-setting and policy-directing strategy to lead the ongoing evolution of Stevens Point for the next several years. 

The Plan should include measurable objectives to help improve the City’s responsiveness to the pu...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Wanted: Director of Parks, Recreation, Forestry

The City of Stevens Point is now taking applications for this Full-Time Director. Starting salary $86,112. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. First review of applications will take place on March 22, 2019.

Get More Info at StevensPoint.com/Jobs Job Opportunities
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Wanted: Full-Time Network Administrator

Setup, configure, maintain, monitor & troubleshoot infrastructure including servers, networking equipment, & services. See application for other duties. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Initial review of applications on March 22, 2019.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

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!

Winter Sports
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Help Wanted: Seasonal Seasonal Park / Ball Diamond Maintenance

The Stevens Point Parks Dept. is taking applications for these seasonal positions. Starting pay $11-$11.64/hr. Perform general maintenance inside & outside in the parks, and prepare ball diamonds. Must have Wis. Driver's License & good driving record.

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