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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Curbside Voting

If you cannot enter the polling place or absentee voting location due to disability, curbside voting is available. Two poll workers will bring you your ballot and conduct voting at your vehicle or at the polling place entrance.

If you vote curbside, you are not required to sign the poll list.

If you vote curbside and need to update you voter registration due to an address or name change, or if you are not currently a registered voter, you may also register to vote curbside with a...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Plan Commission, Police & Fire Commission Meeting Videos Online

The Oct. 3 City Plan Commission & Oct. 4 Police & Fire Commission meeting videos are online & will play on Community TV (Spectrum Ch. 984 & TDS Ch. 13) Tues., Oct. 4 at 5 & 10pm, & Thurs., Oct. 5. at 7:30 am. For captions, watch on our YouTube channel.

Watch the Videos in our Archives Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Voting by Absentee Ballot

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to go to the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. The elector must be registered to vote, & proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen who:

  • will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day.
  • has resided in the ward or municipality where they wish to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election.

Making application to receive an absentee bal...

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Elections / Voting
Posted on: September 30, 2022

2022 Street Improvement Project Update

As a result of initial delays in the relocation of existing facilities, and intermittent industry-wide material delays that could not be overcome, the 2022 Street Improvement Project has a revised completion date of early summer, 2023.

The 2022 Street Improvement Project began the week of May 23, 2022, and was expected to be completed by late November. The contractor, A-1 Excavating, has been working diligently on the project since the start. There were two crews working on the project ...

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Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Help Wanted - Bus Operator

Safely, reliably, & courteously transport passengers in Stevens Point and the surrounding areas. Part-Time. $20.59 starting; $21.81 after 9 months; $23.02 after 18 months; $24.23 after 24 months. Must be available for additional hours of work as needed.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Help Wanted - Seasonal Winter Sports Area Supervisor

Supervises the Winter Sports Area, including All-Purpose Building, toboggan slides, sled/saucer hills, ice rinks, & adjacent grounds, ensuring all employees are fulfilling their responsibilities & assisting them when necessary. $15.50 - $16.10/hr.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Help Wanted - Winter Sports Area Attendant

Employee is responsible for the daily operation and supervision of the toboggan slides, sled/saucer hills, ice rink, and All-Purpose Building. Must be able to meet and serve public patrons in a cheerful and effective manner. $14.50 - $15.00 per hour.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Help Wanted - Community Service Officer

Full-time civilian position patrols parking to enforce meter & other parking violations, services parking kiosks, does civil applicant fingerprinting, takes care of found & abandoned bicycles, & identifies code violations. Work 7 am - 5 pm M-F. $20.47/hr.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Help Wanted - Seasonal Building Supervisor at Willett Arena

Supervises and operates the K.B. Willett Ice Arena when the Assistant Facility Supervisor or Facilities Supervisor is not present. Work 10 - 35 hours per week evenings and weekends. $15.75/hour.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Help Wanted - Staff Engineer

Develop, design, coordinate, review, & evaluate projects & ongoing work of Engineering Division & Utilities Dept. under the Dir. of Public Works & Dir. of Utilities with considerable latitude for independent judgment in problem solving. Salary $80,954/yr.

Get More Info and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: September 22, 2022

November Referendum Questions on Transportation Projects

On November 8, 2022, City of Stevens Point voters will see four referendum questions about Transportation projects on their ballot. To help keep everyone informed, the City presents the following facts about the referendum questions ....

Question

Shall the City of Stevens Point resurface Bush Street from Sunset Boulevard to Indiana Avenue, Indiana Avenue from Bush Street to Channel Drive, Channel Drive from Heffron Street to its northerly termini, Lindbergh Avenue from Bush Street to Heffr...

See the Questions and Facts About Them

Elections / Voting
Posted on: September 21, 2022

UWSP Homecoming Bus Route FREE for Everyone

Saturday, October 8, 11 am - 6:30 pm, Central Transportation will run a FREE UWSP Homecoming route. About every 20 minutes, buses will stop at Goerke Park, Partners, UWSP, and Downtown. After 6:30 pm, they will switch to LNT service, which is also free.

See the UWSP Homecoming Route Map

Transit
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Stevens Point Fall Leaf & Grass Pickup for City Residents

Stevens Point will have its annual leaf & grass pick-up the week of October 24 in conjunction with “Make a Difference Day." Please drop off your leaves & grass if you are able. The Drop-off site near Bukolt Park is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays.

Residents who need their leaves & grass picked up are asked to have them bagged and at the curb no later than 7:00 am on Monday, October 24. The bags might not get picked up until later that week, but crews will only be going through each area once, s...

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More Information about the Drop-Off Site Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Stevens Point Fire Department Awarded Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Flex Grant Award

To combat financial hardships on EMS departments, the Wis. Dept. of Health Services invited EMS Providers to apply for $12 million in EMS Flex Grant funding. The Stevens Point Fire Dept. was awarded $30,750 to purchase a Rapid Deploy Water Rescue Craft.

The EMS Flex Grant funding comes from the American Rescue Plan Act–Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

“The Stevens Point Fire Department is proud to offer Rapid Deploy Water Rescue Craft services to the people of Portage...

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Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Business 51 Public Informational Meeting October 6 at SPASH

The City of Stevens Point will host another public meeting regarding Business 51 on Thursday, October 6, 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the SPASH auditorium at 1201 Northpoint Drive. A quorum of the City Council may attend, but no action will be taken at the meeting.

“We’re going to have representatives from AECOM, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and City staff all available,” said Mayor Wiza. “We’ll have a short presentation of where we are in the design after talking with many of the business owners and ...

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Business 51 Improvement
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Stevens Point Mayor & Aspirus Business Health to Host “Fact or Fiction Walk” October 5

Mayor Mike Wiza & Aspirus Business Health invite you to stroll along on a “Fact or Fiction Walk” Wednesday, October 5. The Walk will feature a demonstration of good walking posture & techniques by a Certified Athletic Trainer with Aspirus Business Health.

Mayor Wiza will then lead participants on a 0.4-mile walk, sharing interesting stories about sites along the route. Walkers will have some fun guessing which of Mayor Wiza’s stories are fact and which are fiction.  

The walk will begin a...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

2023 Ice Show Registration Opens October 29

Our Ice Show returns April 1 & 2, 2023, & is a perfect opportunity for skaters to show off the skills they have been working on all season. All Learn to Skate students who sign up for our winter session & attend regularly are eligible to be in the show.

Beginning this year, ice show registration will be offered online just like a Learn to Skate Class. Registration for the Ice Show ends December 3, 2022.

Get More Info on our Ice Show Page Willett Ice Arena
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Portage Street between First & Second to Remain Closed to All Traffic

Portage St, between First & Second Street, including the intersection of Second Street, to remain closed to all traffic for utility work. Surface preparation will follow. There will be a signed detour.

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Road Construction/Closings