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Comprehensive Plan

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

City of Stevens Point Property & Maintenance Survey

The City of Stevens Point is updating various sections of the Municipal Code of Ordinances which relate to existing structures, rental properties, maintenance, and subsequent land uses within the City. You can participate by taking a brief online survey.

Given the potential broad reaching effects of this code the City is actively gathering information from residents and property owners on what their issues and concerns are.   The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and includes no more...Read More

Employees

1 Story
Posted on: April 5, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The April, 2017 EAP Connection and Health Newsletters have been published. These free resources are provided by ERC, our Employee Assistance Program, and Ministry Health.

Visit the City Employee Website

Forestry

3 Stories
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Arbor Day Tree Planting April 28 & May 2

The Stevens Point Forestry Dept. will host two Arbor Day tree plantings: Friday, April 28 at 11 a.m. on St Paul St. by Washington School; and Tuesday, May 2 at 8:30 a.m. by City Hall on the corner of Arlington Pl. and Strongs Ave.

On April 28, Washington Elementary third graders will help City Forestry staff plant ten Decaffeinated Kentucky coffee trees, which will replace green ash which were removed preemptively due to arrival of emerald ash borer in Stevens Point. The ...Read More

Read More about our Forestry Dept.
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Save your Ash Tree Workshop June 3

A workshop on emerald ash borer management for urban and woodlot owners will be held June 3, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London.






See the Flyer & Registration Form (pdf)
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Green Ribbon Campaign: EAB is Here, Treat Your Ash This Year

The City of Stevens Point, Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, & UWSP urban forestry students will put green ribbons on ash trees downtown & in the 1100 block of Main St. Today, April 27, at 3:30 pm to raise awareness about EAB.

Ribbons will be placed only on ash trees on publicly-owned land.  About 300 Ash street trees along Main, Clark, and Division Street North & along the Green Circle trail running through Pfiffner and Bukolt Park will have ribbons tied around th...Read More

Read more about EAB

Home Page News

8 Stories
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Green Ribbon Campaign: EAB is Here, Treat Your Ash This Year

The City of Stevens Point, Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, & UWSP urban forestry students will put green ribbons on ash trees downtown & in the 1100 block of Main St. Today, April 27, at 3:30 pm to raise awareness about EAB.

Ribbons will be placed only on ash trees on publicly-owned land.  About 300 Ash street trees along Main, Clark, and Division Street North & along the Green Circle trail running through Pfiffner and Bukolt Park will have ribbons tied around th...Read More

Read more about EAB
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Stevens Point Achieves High Flyer Bird City Status Again

Bird City communities are at the forefront of forging a statewide coalition of citizens & public officials who recognize that birds are more than beautiful - they are significant. High Flyers go above & beyond in their conservation and education actions.

To earn a High Flyer Award, a community must document that it still meets Bird City's basic qualifications and has met at least five of the following criteria from at least two different categories: 1. Creation and Protection of Habitat A. The community ...Read More More about Stevens Point as a Bird City
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Water Main Flushing April 30 to May 6

The Water Dept. will clean all water mains 10 pm, Sunday, April 30 to 6 am Monday, and each night through Wed., May 3, and during the day Fri., May 5. Water pressure may be low, but water will not be shut off. Water may be discolored during the process.

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza Ep. 14 Online, on Radio & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and guest Mark Kordus, the new City Neighborhood Improvement Coordinator, discuss the Stevens Point Neighborhood Improvement & Property Maintenance Department and the ongoing Community Survey.

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
  • Satu...
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See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: April 13, 2017

City of Stevens Point Property & Maintenance Survey

The City of Stevens Point is updating various sections of the Municipal Code of Ordinances which relate to existing structures, rental properties, maintenance, and subsequent land uses within the City. You can participate by taking a brief online survey.

Given the potential broad reaching effects of this code the City is actively gathering information from residents and property owners on what their issues and concerns are.   The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and includes no more...Read More
Posted on: April 13, 2017

WSNP-LP Now Streaming via Website & Mobile Apps

The City's low-power FM radio station, WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, is now streaming. It can be heard on the City's website using any browser, and free mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone/iPad users. The apps make it easier to listen on mobile devices.

"Now that we're streaming the radio station, people have another way to keep up with all of the great things going on in Stevens Point - from anywhere in the country," said Mayor Mike Wiza. "Not only can they hear the great music, but also ...Read More

Get More Info about WSNP-LP
Posted on: February 6, 2017

City Still Accepting Room Tax Funding Requests

The Stevens Point Tourism Commission is accepting proposals for use of future room tax funds, which will granted to non-profit organizations exempt from Federal Taxation under Section (3) of the Internal Revenue code or service/civic/organizations.

Priority will be given to projects/programs which will attract visitors to the community along with serving residents. Funds may not be used to offset general operating or funding of an organization. The Committee encourages projects/programs develope...Read More
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Stevens Point Among Best Cities for Outdoor Lovers

Stevens Point is one of 18 Wisconsin cities that Millennial Personal Finance ranked as the 500 best (out of 5,000+) cities in the US for outdoor lovers using their Outdoor Lover Index, indicative of the number of outdoor places per person in a given city.

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Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

7 Stories
Posted on: April 25, 2017

April 24 City Plan Commission Video Online on TV & on Radio

The April 24 City Plan Commission meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, April 25 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza Ep. 14 Online, on Radio & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and guest Mark Kordus, the new City Neighborhood Improvement Coordinator, discuss the Stevens Point Neighborhood Improvement & Property Maintenance Department and the ongoing Community Survey.

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
  • Satu...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule
Posted on: April 19, 2017

April 18 County Board Video Online on TV & on Radio

The April 18 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, April 19 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 18, 2017

April 17 City Council Video Online on TV & on Radio

The April 17 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, April 18 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Internet Explorer 9 & 10 Support Ending May 31

On May 31, Microsoft & our video host will end support of all versions of Internet Explorer that are older than IE 11. Users of older versions might still be able to watch our videos, but if they have technical problems, there will be no help available.

Internet Explorer User can Upgrade Here
Posted on: April 13, 2017

WSNP-LP Now Streaming via Website & Mobile Apps

The City's low-power FM radio station, WSNP-LP 105.9 FM, is now streaming. It can be heard on the City's website using any browser, and free mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone/iPad users. The apps make it easier to listen on mobile devices.

"Now that we're streaming the radio station, people have another way to keep up with all of the great things going on in Stevens Point - from anywhere in the country," said Mayor Mike Wiza. "Not only can they hear the great music, but also ...Read More

Get More Info about WSNP-LP
Posted on: April 3, 2017

New Portage County Matters Online, on TV, & on Radio

Episode 73 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Jen McNelly discussing the countywide Water Quality Study.

"Portage County Matters" can be seen on Community TV, digital channel 984 on Charter Communications at the following times:

  • Wednesdays at 4:30 pm
  • Thursdays at 7:00 am and 7:30 pm
  • Fridays at 7:30 AM and 5:30 pm
  • Saturdays at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm
and can be...Read More & Watch the Episode


Parks & Rec

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Goerke & Mead Tennis & Pickleball Courts OPEN

The Goerke and Mead Park tennis and pickleball courts are open for use. (Subject to change without notice because of changes in conditions.)

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Police

2 Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2017

SPPD Taking Applications for Full-Time Officer

The Stevens Point Police Department is hiring a Full Time Police Officer. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 9. Salary for a recruit with training is $4,316.62 (monthly), and for a Recruit without training, $4076.44 (monthly).

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Police Department 2016 Annual Report

The 2016 Police Dept. Annual Report contains a Crime Summary; Arrest Summary; Strategic Direction; Staff Roster; and reports from Administrative Services, Operations, Emergency Management & Civilian Services, Fleet Maintenance, SWAT, etc.

Read the Report (pdf)

Public Notices

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Notice of Possible Council Quorum May 4 at Training Session

A quorum of the Stevens Point City Council may attend: Elected official harassment training by Cities and Villages Mutual Insurance Co. at the City Transit Facility Training Room, 2700 Week St., Stevens Point, WI 54482 on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 4 p.m.


Transit

1 Story
Posted on: April 28, 2017

No Campus Bus Routes May 20 - September 4

There will be no UWSP Campus bus routes from Sat., May 20 to Mon., September 4. Campus routes include the Campus Connection, Campus Shopping, Late Night Transit, & Campus Point Plus. All Campus routes will return to service on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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Water & Sewerage

1 Story
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Water Main Flushing April 30 to May 6

The Water Dept. will clean all water mains 10 pm, Sunday, April 30 to 6 am Monday, and each night through Wed., May 3, and during the day Fri., May 5. Water pressure may be low, but water will not be shut off. Water may be discolored during the process.



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