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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Governor Evers, First Lady Celebrate “Shop Small Wisconsin,” Encourage Wisconsinites to Shop Local

For the second consecutive year, Gov. Evers has proclaimed Nov. 26 - Dec. 31 “Shop Small Wisconsin” across the state. This initiative encourages Wisconsinites to shop local & support Wisconsin’s Main Streets and small businesses during the holiday season.

Gov. Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers shared a video message celebrating “Shop Small Wisconsin” and encouraging Wisconsinites to shop at local small businesses during the holidays.

Small businesses are the hearts of many Main Stree...

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Read the Governor's Proclamation (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Help Wanted - Administrative Assistant - Fire Department

Secretarial support & administrative tasks of a non-routine nature for the Stevens Point Fire Department under supervision of the Fire Chief. Initial review of applications will be November 29. Full-time. $22.78/hour plus benefits.

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

City Bus Free Ride Fridays

On Fridays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, rides on the City Bus will be free! November 25, December 2, 9, 16, & 23.

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker

Manual labor in street department & public works including snow removal. Occasional substitution as truck driver, equipment operator, garbage/recycling collector & drop-off attendant. Work in other classes as necessary. $20.47/hour. Apply by 12/18/22.

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Room Tax Grant Applications being Accepted until November 30

The City of Stevens Point allocates a percentage of its room tax revenue for the development or expansion of visitor attractions & amenities through a grant fund managed by the Tourism Commission. Apply for 2023 grants until November 30.

Please complete the application and submit by November 30, 2022 at 3:30 pm. Applications will be reviewed by the Stevens Point Tourism Commission following the application deadline. All applicants will be notified of the December 2022 Tourism Commission m...

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2023 Room Tax Grant Application City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving Garbage & Recycling Pickup & Dropoff Schedule

Mon., Nov. 21: Tuesday Garbage; Recycle #1. Tues., Nov. 22: Wednesday Garbage; Recycle #3. Wed., Nov. 23: Thursday Garbage; Recycle #5. Thurs., Nov. 24 & Fri., Nov. 25: No pick-up. Mon., Nov. 28: Friday Garbage; Recycle #8. Dropoff Closed Thurs., Nov. 24.

Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Second Artistic Light Project to be called “Fish-On”

Mayor Mike Wiza announced today that the newest artistic light pole is now sponsored and being created. The next piece, titled “Fish-On,” created by Mackenzie Biadasz, will resemble an angler hoisting a fish from the Wisconsin River.

The artistic light project began in late 2020 with the Mayor’s Art Challenge. Mayor Wiza won that art auction with a hand painted paint by number “Elvis” piece. The “Singing in the Rain” light depicts a pe...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 11, 2022

City Employees - Health Insurance & Benefits Information

City Employees - There is an abundance of information about our Health Insurance, Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance, Accident/Critical Illness/Hospitalization Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Section 125/Flex Spending Accounts, & more on our website.

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Consider Serving on Bike/Ped Street Safety Commission

The City is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Bicycle/Pedestrian Street Safety Commission. Interested City residents may complete & submit an application.

See the Commssion Application (PDF) City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Holiday Light Recycling Program

Portage Co. Solid Waste's Holiday Light Recycling Program runs until January. We accept light strands only - no lighted figurines, rope lighting, cords, wires, bags, or garbage. There is a cart for the lights at the City drop-off site during open hours.

Partners in this year's program include:

  • Portage County Solid Waste
  • City of Stevens Point
  • Villages of Amherst, Plover, and Whiting
  • Towns of Amherst, Hull, and Pine Grove
  • Recycling Connections

Recycling, Yard Waste, Demolition Drop-Off

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More Drop-Off Site Information Garbage & Recycling
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Stevens Point & American Legion Post 6 Begin Hometown Heroes Banner Program

The City of Stevens Point and the Berens-Scribner American Legion Post 6 are launching a Hometown Heroes Banner Program as a living tribute for families and our community to honor past and present members of the Armed Forces.

Each vinyl banner features an individual’s photo, name, branch of service, and/or credentials. Sponsored by companies, organizations, and families, the banners will be displayed on light poles on the Armed Services Memorial Bridge (Clark Street ...

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City of Stevens Point News
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Help Wanted - Parks Dept. Administrative Assistant

Perform clerical duties for the Director, Park Superintendent, Forestry Superintendent, Programs/Facility Supervisor, & other duties for the smooth, efficient operation of the Parks, Rec & Forestry Dept. Initial review of applications will be on Nov. 11.

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Maria Dr. Closure Nov. 2 - Approx. Dec. 2

Maria Drive will be closed to all traffic at Union Street from Wednesday, November 2 until approximately Friday, December 2 as part of the 2022 Union Street Extension Project. These dates are dependent on weather and availability of crews.

Road Construction/Closings
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