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Posted on: December 6, 2019

“Winter’s Garden” Exhibit Call for Art

The annual “Winter’s Garden” juried exhibition is accepting submissions for jury on January 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Riverfront Arts Center (RAC).

Artists 18 and older may submit up to three pieces of artwork with a non-refundable, entry fee of $10 for one submission, $15 for two, and $20 for three submissions required at the time of delivery. Artists are encouraged to feel into the theme and follow...

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Winter's Garden Loan Agreement (PDF) Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Transmission Line Clearance Maintenance in Koziczkowski Park

American Transmission Co. will perform line clearance maintenance & vegetation control in the transmission line area in Koziczkowski Park December 16 - Jan. 31. The park will be open to the public, but please stay clear of the contractor while they work.

Maintenance, trimming, and management activities will be performed by a trained contractor according to the terms of the applicable easement.

Questions can be directed to the Stevens Point Park and Recreation office at 715-346-1531.

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 5, 2019

December 4 Historic Preservation/Design Review & Park Board Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The December 4 Historic Preservation/Design Review & Park Board videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Thursday, December 5 at 5 & 10 pm, and Friday, December 6 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Deconstruction of Fox Theater Begins Friday. December 6

Urban Evolution & Recyclean will begin deconstructing the Fox Theatre on Dec. 6. Deconstruction is currently set to include the theatre portion of the building, leaving the historic façade, front entry, & second story ballroom intact for the time being.

The deconstruction process will take between four to six weeks to complete, with final grading and seeding of the area to be done in Spring 2020.

Property owners and tenants who normally use the access road along the north side of Main Street (behind the F...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

December 3 Police & Fire Commission Meeting Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The December 3 Police & Fire Commission Meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Wednesday, December 4 at 5 & 10 pm, and Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: December 3, 2019

December 2 Plan Commission & (Special) City Council Videos Online, on TV, & on Radio

The December 2 Plan Commission & (Special) City Council videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Spectrum channel 984) & on WSNP-LP radio, 105.9 FM, Tuesday, December 3 at 5 & 10 pm, and Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Meeting Videos, TV, Radio
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Use P3 App to Assist Crime Stoppers

Download the P3 App for reporting tips to the Portage County Crime Stoppers. Crime Doesn't Pay, but Crime Stoppers does! The app is available for Android and iOS. There is also a desktop tip reporting site available from P3. (Call 9-1-1 for emergencies.)

Visit Crime Stoppers on Facebook for More Info. Police
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Stevens Point Central Transportation Free Ride Fridays

Everyone can ride the City Bus for FREE during the holiday season on the following Fridays: December 6, December 13, and December 20.

Transit
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza #35 Online, on Radio, & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and guest Luke Kronstedt, Superintendent of Streets Maintenance, talk about how the City maintains its roads with brine, salt, sand, and plows in the winter.

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: November 26, 2019

City Employees - Salvation Army Food & Donation Drive

Mayor Wiza & Marissa Loew are organizing a food drive for the Salvation Army. This is open to City employees only. We will collect items through 4 pm on Friday, December 13.

Drop items off at City Hall, Clerk’s Office, Streets Dept., Fire Station 1, Transit, Parks & Rec, Water Dept., or Police Dept.

Salvation Army's Wish List:

  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Stuffing
  • Tuna
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Cookie Mix
  • Brownie Mix
  • C...
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City Employees
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Help Wanted: Full-Time Park Technician

Provides a range of general maintenance, repair, & horticultural activities in parks & assigned areas. Responsible for the upkeep, appearance, improvements, safety, cleanup, & maintenance of indoor/outdoor facilities & park grounds. Apply by Dec. 11.

Get More Info & Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 19, 2019

City Accepting Applications for Tenth District Alderperson

Mike Phillips has resigned as 10th District Alderperson and the City is seeking applicants for the remainder of the term. Individuals interested in the position may fill out a Declaration of Candidacy for Appointment by the Common Council.

The current unexpired term expires April 20, 2020.  The position will be up for election on the Spring Election ballot on April 7, and the duly-elected candidate will take office when this appointment expires.

Individuals interested in the positio...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

City Employees - WRS Newsletter Available

The November 2019 Wisconsin Retirement System Newsletter features information about Year-End Deadlines, 2020 Contribution Rate Increases, Knowing Your Benefits, and much more.

Read the WRS Newsletter City Employees
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Help Wanted: Community Service Officer

Part-time civilian position patrols parking, enforcing meter and other parking violations, services parking kiosks, does civil applicant fingerprinting, and picking up and processing found and abandoned bicycles.

Additional Information Job Opportunities
Posted on: November 12, 2019

WisDOT Plans to Repair US10/WIS66 Bridge Over I-39

The Wisconsin DOT is developing plans to complete work on the US 10/WIS 66 bridge over I-39 in city of Stevens Point and town of Hull. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2022.

The DOT has identified several needs on this section of US 10 and WIS 66: the existing concrete bridge deck and approaches at I-39 are deteriorating, pedestrian and bike accommodations on the bridge are narrow with safety concerns at the I-39 ramp interse...

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Additional Information Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Deer Carcass Disposal Guidelines

For the 2019 Deer Hunting Season, Portage County Solid Waste has partnered with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to provide a dumpster for deer carcasses at the Portage County Solid Waste Transfer Facility November 1 - December 31.

The Portage County Solid Waste Transfer Facility can only accept deer carcasses and deer remains during certain times of the year. Deer carcasses and deer remains will not be accepted after December 31. 

This service is only available to Portage C...

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