News Flash

Posted on: June 28, 2022

Help Wanted - Staff Engineer

Develops, designs, coordinates, reviews, & evaluates projects & ongoing work of both the Engineering Division & Utilities Dept. - street construction, storm & sanitary sewers, water mains, pavement maintenance, City buildings, & other City projects.

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Sex Offender Release Notification

Upon release from prison, Cody J. Patterson rejected housing offered to him and chose to be homeless in Stevens Point. He is on supervision with the Wis. Dept. of Corrections and monitored by agents with the Portage Co. Division of Community Corrections.

Cody J. Patterson is also subject to lifetime GPS monitoring.

In 2010, Cody J. Patterson had sexual intercourse with a 13 year old female after inviting her and another 13 year old acquaintance to his neighbors’ garage, providing them marijuana ...

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Police
Posted on: June 27, 2022

City Employees - Rotator Cuff Injury Prevention

From Aspirus Business Health - The Rotator Cuff muscles provide stability & muscular support. Overuse can lead to deterioration. Weak rotator cuff muscles can lead to other shoulder injuries - rotator cuff tear, frozen shoulder, or biceps tendinopathy.

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

“23 Years of Visions” Art Exhibit

“Visions XXIII,” the premier exhibit of local & regional talent, is juried, open themed, & open media. This year the show was juried by Diane Bywaters, professor emeritus of art & former chair at UWSP where she taught drawing & painting for 30 years.

Diane's selections are currently displayed throughout the gallery.

"Visions XXIII" includes over 70 works, in a wide variety of styles and themes, by talented local artists. There are 2-D and 3-D works, including but not limited to paint...

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Riverfront Arts Center
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Community Input Meeting

On Thursday, July 7 at 6:00 pm, the Stevens Point Parks, Rec. & Forestry Dept. will hold an in-person community input meeting at the Rec Center, 2442 Sims Ave., to discuss and get feedback on the City’s parks, park facilities, open spaces, and trails.

All are invited to attend, including those who may have already completed the online survey.

The in-person meeting will provide everyone a chance to have more dialogue and to provide more feedback than what the survey may have allowed. The City invites you...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Possible Quorum at Community Input Session

A quorum of the Stevens Point Common Council & Board of Park Commissioners has been invited to attend a public input session on Thurs., July 7 at 6 pm at 2442 Sims Ave., Stevens Point. The event is open to the public & no City business will be discussed.

Public Notices
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Fire at 825 Bliss Ave. June 23

At 7:11 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, the Stevens Point Fire Department received a METRO Fire Call. Upon arrival at 825 Bliss Avenue, they found heavy black smoke and flames filling an apartment, and received a report that someone was still in the building.

Multiple fire department were called upon for assistance within MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm Systems) Division 110 from Portage County. The fire was contained to one apartment. Firefighters pulled one individual from Apartment #2.

One patient was t...

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Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Stevens Point Named Walk Friendly Community

Stevens Point has been named a bronze level Walk Friendly Community. Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program which encourages cities across the U.S. to establish or recommit to a high priority for supporting safer walking environments.

The WFC program recognizes communities that are working to improve a wide range of conditions related to walking, including safety, mobility, access, and comfort.

“We work hard to make sure our community is accessible by everyone. Walking a great...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Help Wanted - Utility Operator

Perform duties associated with the construction, maintenance and operation of the sanitary sewer collection system, stormwater collection and treatment systems and water distribution, storage, treatment and metering systems. Starting $24.03/hr

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

“UnWASTEd Space” Truck Art Project

The City of Stevens Point has created a new program called “UnWASTEd Space" which will turn winning local art submissions into four-foot-by-eight-foot displays that will be featured on the sides of our waste & recycling collection trucks.

“Our Streets Superintendent, Chris Johnson, saw this cool idea being done in other cities and approached me about doing it here," said Mayor Wiza. “We’re working with Bushman Signs to create and apply the winning art.&am...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

City Meetings Streamed Live, Replays Online, on TV & on Radio

As of June 14, some City of Stevens Point Board, Committee, Commission, & Council meetings that have previously played live on Cable TV will no longer be shown live, but will continue to be replayed on TV the next day & will still be streamed live online.

Stevens Point Community Media began playing some City meetings live on cable TV in the Spring of 2020 when those meetings stopped being held in person due to COVID-19 protocols. Now that all meetings are being held in person again, the need for that live ...

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Videos, TV, Radio (Meetings & More)
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Free Swim Sessions and Tube & Toy Nights at the Donald Copps Pool

The Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. is happy to announce the lineup of Community Free Swim sessions for the 2022 season. Thanks to generous support from area businesses & the City of Stevens Point, there will be 8 free swim sessions this summer.

Free Swim Sessions are from 10 am to Noon on these days:

  • Saturday, June 11 – Sponsored by Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry
  • Sunday, June 26 – Sponsored by Anderson O’Brien Law Firm
  • Saturday, July 9...
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Get more Pool & Waterslide Information Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 13, 2022

2022 Fourth of July Parade

The 2022 Fourth of July Parade will take place Monday, July 4 at Noon on Main St. in downtown Stevens Point. If you'd like to participate as a volunteer, or walk / drive in the parade, contact Joe Alexander at 715-347-2788 or email Joe@LenDudasMotors.com.

City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Community Survey

The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Dept. invites you to share your input on the City’s parks & recreation amenities to help update our Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (CORP). The survey will remain open through July 15.

A Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan serves to guide the continual improvement of the City’s parks, park facilities, open spaces, and trails. A current CORP is required for the City to remain eligible for state and federal grants. The CORP he...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2022

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The June, 2022 Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Connection and Live Well, Work Well Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources from ERC, M3 Insurance, and Aspirus contain valuable information about your mental and physical health.

See the Newsletters on the City Employee Website Employee News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Stevens Point PFAS/PFOA Update & Test Results

In recent testing of Stevens Point drinking water for PFAS (per or poly fluoroalkyl substances), 101 out of 105 data points showed a “no detect” result and the other four data points were significantly below the EPA health advisory level.

The City of Stevens Point Public Utilities are dedicated to the delivery of safe, plentiful drinking water to its residents and businesses.  

Recently, emerging contaminants referred to as PFAS (per or poly fluoroalkyl substances) have been topics...

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See the Full Test Results (PDF) Water & Wastewater
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Help Wanted - Accountant Clerk I

Perform accounting duties for the Finance Dept. including accounts payable & receivable, tax & other collections, deposits, clerical support, & more. Maintain records & schedules of receivables, payment schedules, cemetery records, & more. $21.59 / hr.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Help Wanted - Battalion Chief (Fire Dept.)

As Shift Commander, manage & supervise firefighters responding to emergent / non-emergent calls. Instruct subordinates, ensure equipment & facilities are maintained, uphold discipline & cohesion. Typically work 56 hrs./week. $74,318/yr. Apply by July 1.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Help Wanted - Battalion Chief (Fire Dept.)

As Shift Commander, manage & supervise firefighters responding to emergent / non-emergent calls. Instruct subordinates, ensure equipment & facilities are maintained, uphold discipline & cohesion. Typically work 56 hrs./week. $74,318/yr. Apply by July 1.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Help Wanted - Fire Marshal / Division Chief

Manage the Fire Prevention Bureau, including inspection, investigation, & public education. Perform fire safety inspections. Assist fire operations division, participate in emergency services, & more. Typically 40 hrs./week. $74,318/yr. Apply by July 1.

Get More Information and Apply Online Fire Dept. / EMS
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Help Wanted - Fire Marshal / Division Chief

Manage the Fire Prevention Bureau, including inspection, investigation, & public education. Perform fire safety inspections. Assist fire operations division, participate in emergency services, & more. Typically 40 hrs./week. $74,318/yr. Apply by July 1.

Get More Information and Apply Online Job Opportunities
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Help Wanted - Riverfront Arts Center Director

Seeking dynamic leader with effective collaboration & communication skills. Manages & promotes the Riverfront Arts Center, focusing on arts & culture in the community. Art institution knowledge, experience in marketing, fundraising preferred. $17.77/hr.

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Smith St. Closure at Briggs St. Intersection

Work on utilities at Smith & Briggs begins Monday, June 6. The intersection will be closed during underground work in that area. A temporary access driveway has been constructed at the west end of Briggs Street onto Centerpoint Drive.

This 2022 Street Improvements Project began on Monday, May 23 and is anticipated to be completed by late November.

Road Construction/Closings
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Portage St. Closure from Union St. to Smith St.

Project begins Monday, May 23, & finishes in late November. Work begins on Portage from Union to Smith. As work progresses & more crews become available, work will move to other sections of the project. Dates are dependent on weather & crew availability.

Road Construction/Closings