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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Bukolt Avenue Closure at West Street

Bukolt Ave. at West St. will close to all traffic for approx. 2 weeks on May 19 to install utilities. The intersection will then open over gravel. Work is dependent on crews, weather, & conditions. There is no signed detour. Please use alternate routes.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 17, 2022

I-39 Closures and Detours Begin May 23

May 23 the I-39 Northbound ramp to 10 E (Exit 158 A) will close until November. May 25 9 pm - 5 am, I-39 Northbound will close from HH (Exit 156) to 10 E. May 26 9 pm - 5 am, I-39 Southbound will close completely from Bus. 51 ( Exit 161) to STH 66.

See the Detour Plans (PDF) Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 16, 2022

May 16 City Council Meeting Online on TV and on Radio

The May 16 City Council Meeting is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum Ch. 984 & TDS Ch. 13) & on 105.9 FM WSNP-LP radio Tues., May 17 at 5 & 10 pm, & Wed., May 18 at 7:30am. For captions, watch it on our YouTube or Boxcast channel.

Watch the Video in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Seeking Artisan Vendors for Market in the Park

The Parks & Rec Dept seeks Artisan Vendors for the first ever Market in the Park, July 2, 12-5 pm, on the Pfiffner Building lawn. $20 gets a 10'x10' booth space for Jewelry, Pottery, Services, Farmers, Gourmet foods, & other Artisans. Apply by June 15.

Registration

  • All vendors are required to fill out and submit the registration form (PDF). Email the Registration Form to dkremer@stevenspoint.com or mail it to Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department, 2442 Sims Avenue, Stevens...
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Riverfront Rendezvous
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Help Wanted - Assistant to the Mayor

Assists the Mayor with Administrative Office management, works with Human Resources Department to be backup when HR Manager is absent, backs up the Accounting Department as needed with Payroll; $47,382 per year. Application review will begin May 13.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker

Manual labor in street department & public works includes snow removal, substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector, drop-off attendant, other work as necessary; $20.47/hour. Application review will begin May 18.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program

The City of Stevens Point provides many services to its residents online, but recognizes that not everyone can afford Internet access. The Affordable Connectivity Program helps lower the cost for eligible households struggling to afford broadband service.

The $14 billion Affordable Connectivity Program provides a discount of up to a $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for qualifying households on qualifying Tribal lands. The benefit also provides up to a $...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Help Wanted - Bus Operator

Part-time fill-in driver. Provides safe & courteous transport to services, delivers meals to the homebound, performs vehicle inspection checks, delivers food & supplies, keeps records. Salary: $15.39 /hr. $17.10 after 9 months. Apply by 4 pm June 1.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Help Wanted - Seasonal Groundskeeper

Maintains and operates lawn mowers, weed control equipment etc. Must have a valid driver's license & be at least 17 years of age. Salary is $14.50 per hour for 20 to 40 hours per week. Apply by May 31st, 4:00 PM

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Open Book and Board of Review

Open Book is a date & time for property owners to discuss their assessment with the Assessor. Many questions can be answered with a phone call or email. If you talk with the Assessor and do not agree with the result, you may appeal to the Board of Review.

Open Book and Board of Review

Property owners with questions about their assessment are encouraged to contact the Assessor’s Office any time during the year and are not limited to Open Book.

Open Book simply provides a de...

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Assessor
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Several Committee and Commission Seats Available

Seats on the Stevens Point Plan Commission, Board of Parks Commissioners, & Administrative Appeals Board are open. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and a City resident. Experience or interest in the oversight topic is helpful, but not necessary.

Stevens Point has been actively trying to get more people involved in their local government. Transparency, access to participate, and diversification have been driving forces to that end.

“We want you to get involved. A desire to help your community is th...

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See the Committee Application (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Visions XXIII Art Exhibit Call for Art

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking submissions for its 23rd annual “Visions” fine art exhibit. Visions XXIII is an open theme juried exhibit with $600 in cash prizes. Submissions are due for jury on Tues., June 14th & Wed., June 15th between 11 am-4 pm

The Riverfront Arts Center is seeking submissions for its 23rd annual “Visions” fine art exhibit. 

Visions XXIII is an open theme juried exhibit with $600 in cash prizes. The Juror’s Choice Award winner wi...

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Additional Information Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Red Route Service Change Goes into Effect May 23

On May 23, Central Transportation will change its Red Route, which includes access to Crossroads Commons in Plover & the Stevens Point Business Park. This service change will provide faster arrival times & more frequency to one of the most popular areas.

Central Transportation is always looking for ways to enhance the usefulness of its public transportation system. This enhancement allows those who rely on public transportation easier, more direct access to goods and services they need.  Central ...

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Get More Information about Central Transportation Transit
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Hiring Firefighter / Paramedics

The City of Stevens Point Fire Department is hiring Firefighter/Paramedics through the Fox Valley Regional Fire Department Hiring Process. Applicants will apply directly with Fox Valley Technical College. Application Period is May 2 - June 3.

Get More Info and Apply Online Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Expanded Bulk Item & Yard Waste Drop-Off Hours in May

The City is expanding the yard waste & Bulk Item Drop-off hours Friday, May 20 - Saturday, June 4 to accommodate UW-SP move-out & No Mow May. Hours will be 1 pm - 8 pm Tuesday - Friday, and 9 am - 7 pm Saturdays. ($15 per bulk item charge applies.)

Get More Information about Bulk Item Drop-Off Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: April 6, 2022

13th Annual "Cops-N-Bobbers" is Set for June 4th

The “Cops and Bobbers” program, which annually offers children & their parents the opportunity to enjoy a free day of fishing with local law enforcement officers is back.
Register with the Portage County Sheriff’s Office by May 20, 2022.

13th Annual “Cops-n-bobbers®” is back and the program is set for Saturday, June 04, 2022

 

(Stevens Point, WI) – The Portage County Deputy Sheriffs Association, The Stevens Point Police Officer’s Asso...

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Police
Posted on: February 8, 2022

2022 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 to be on display from August 2022 - August 2025. Application deadline is May 20, 2022.

See the Call for Entries and Apply Sculpture Park