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Assessor

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

2017 Board of Review for the City of Stevens Point

The Board of Review will meet on May 30 at 9 a.m. in the City Conference Rm., 1515 Strongs Ave., to call the 2017 Board of Review into session during the 30 day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 70.47(1).

  • The 2017 Assessment Roll is not complete at this time.  
  • No objections will be heard at this meeting.
  • The purpose of this meeting is to adjourn to a later date.  
  • The date and time of the next scheduled meeting will be determined by the Board of Re...
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Comprehensive Plan

1 Story
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

2 Stories
Posted on: May 3, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The May, 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
Posted on: May 3, 2017

City Employees - WRS News Online

The May issue of the Wisconsin Dept. of Employee Trust Funds (Wis. Retirement System) Bulletin is available online. Topics include Legislative Update, New Website Resources, Knowing your Benefits, and more.

Read the May, 2017 WRS News

Forestry

2 Stories
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Soil Treatments to Protect Ash Trees

Because Emerald ash borer was found in Stevens Point last year, City Forestry personnel are treating a number of ash trees in the downtown area. A contractor will also be treating 550 ash street trees in the rights-of-way throughout town soon.

The City encourages residents who have ash trees which they would like to protect on their private property to begin looking into having the trees treated. Residents who have a tree smaller than about twelve inches in diameter can successfully treat...Read More Read More about EAB
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)

Garbage & Recycling

1 Story
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Free Shredded Wood Mulch Available

Our Streets Dept. has Shredded Wood Mulch available for FREE at the Recycling Drop-Off area by Bukolt Park. There is no charge for the mulch, but you must load it yourself. Available when the drop-off is open, Tues. & Thurs. 1-7 pm & Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.

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Home Page News

6 Stories
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Free Shredded Wood Mulch Available

Our Streets Dept. has Shredded Wood Mulch available for FREE at the Recycling Drop-Off area by Bukolt Park. There is no charge for the mulch, but you must load it yourself. Available when the drop-off is open, Tues. & Thurs. 1-7 pm & Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.

More Drop-Off Site Information
Posted on: May 16, 2017

2017 Board of Review for the City of Stevens Point

The Board of Review will meet on May 30 at 9 a.m. in the City Conference Rm., 1515 Strongs Ave., to call the 2017 Board of Review into session during the 30 day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 70.47(1).

  • The 2017 Assessment Roll is not complete at this time.  
  • No objections will be heard at this meeting.
  • The purpose of this meeting is to adjourn to a later date.  
  • The date and time of the next scheduled meeting will be determined by the Board of Re...
Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Outdoor Recreation Plan Listening Session

The public is invited to an Outdoor Recreation Plan listening session Wed., June 7 in Rooms 1&2 of the County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave., 6 pm - 8 pm. Information gathered will help produce the City’s next 5-year plan for the Parks, Rec, & Forestry Dept.

Posted on: May 5, 2017

City & County Recognize Mental Health Awareness Month

Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and City of Stevens Point Mayor Mike Wiza will honor May as Mental Health Awareness Month on Friday, May 12, by reading Proclamations in the Portage County Annex Building’s first floor conference rooms at 11:30 AM.

The Proclamations will reaffirm the pledge made by City and County departments to work to reduce the stigma often associated with mental illness, and to compassionately offer support, services, and resources to those with mental illness. After the Proc...Read More
Posted on: May 2, 2017

2016 Community Development Annual Report

The Community Development Annual report is a summary of all operations in the department in the past year, including major building projects and activities, economic development, permits & inspections, planning & zoning, historic preservation, and more.

Read the 2016 Report (pdf)
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

Meeting Videos, TV, Radio

5 Stories
Posted on: May 17, 2017

May 11 Housing Study Presentation Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

Video of the Housing Study Presentation made at the May 11 Redevelopment Authority Meeting is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, May 17 at 6 pm & Midnight, and Thursday, May 18 at 8:30 am.

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

May 16 County Board Video Online, on TV, & on Radio

The May 16 County Board meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, May 17 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thursday, May 18 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: May 16, 2017

May 15 City Council Video Online on TV & on Radio

The May 15 City Council meeting video is online. It will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, May 16 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: May 3, 2017

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

Episode 74 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Portage County Executive Patty Dreier and Stevens Point Community TV, features special guest Larry Oathout, Portage County Library Director.

"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 b...Read More & Watch the Episode
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

Parks & Rec

4 Stories
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Outdoor Recreation Plan Listening Session

The public is invited to an Outdoor Recreation Plan listening session Wed., June 7 in Rooms 1&2 of the County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave., 6 pm - 8 pm. Information gathered will help produce the City’s next 5-year plan for the Parks, Rec, & Forestry Dept.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Tickets to Fun Available at the Parks & Rec Center

We can offer you great savings on tickets to Noah's Ark, Mount Olympus, Great America, and the Milwaukee Zoo. We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards. Save 24-79% over gate prices!

See Ticket Prices & More Information
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Sculpture Park Summer Celebration June 10

The 2017 Summer Celebration at the Stevens Point Sculpture Park is Saturday, June 10. Four new sculptures will be installed & cast iron sculptures will be created during an Iron Pour. The Summer Celebration will begin at 11:00 a.m.

The 4 new sculpture by Hannah Sawyer, Nicholas Gidal, John Turula, and Aaron Nicholson will debut in the 20-acre park at 900 North Second Street. The Summer Celebration will include poetry readings, live music, yoga, children’s activities, and ...Read More Get More Sculpture Park Info.
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

1 Story
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

1 Story
Posted on: May 16, 2017

2017 Board of Review for the City of Stevens Point

The Board of Review will meet on May 30 at 9 a.m. in the City Conference Rm., 1515 Strongs Ave., to call the 2017 Board of Review into session during the 30 day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 70.47(1).

  • The 2017 Assessment Roll is not complete at this time.  
  • No objections will be heard at this meeting.
  • The purpose of this meeting is to adjourn to a later date.  
  • The date and time of the next scheduled meeting will be determined by the Board of Re...
Read on...


Riverfront Rendezvous

1 Story
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Riverfront Rendezvous Horseshoe Tournament Entry Form

Entry Forms are now available for the Riverfront Rendezvous Horseshoes Tournament. Entry deadline is June 24, 2017. Schedules will be sent out June 26. Singles Tourney is July 1, Doubles July 2. Eight- Man Round Robin Classes. Win plaques and cash awards!

See the Entry Form (pdf)

Road Construction/Closings

2 Stories
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Fourth Ave. to Close at Prentice May 24-26

The intersection of Fourth and Prentice will close Wed., May 24 for approx. 2 days with a signed detour. The closure is to complete utility tie-ins for the Prentice St. Reconstruction Project. The intersection will open by Fri., May 26 weather permitting.

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Prentice Street Reconstruction Project

Crews will begin underground work on Prentice St. at the intersection of Prentice & Fourth, working north to Maria. When that's complete, construction will continue from Prentice & Fourth south to College Ave.

Prentice St. will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project, which should be completed by early October (weather permitting). The project will involve replacing old sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water mains, and reconstructing th...Read More

Transit

4 Stories
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Point Transit's North Point Route to Detour around Prentice St.

The North Point route of Stevens Point Transit will use Smith, Franklin, Fourth, Union, and Maria to detour around the Prentice St. construction project from May 15 until the project is completed in early October (weather permitting).

Stevens Point Transit's North Point route will be following this detour: Get More Prentice St. Reconstruction Project Information
See the Detour Map
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Transit Program - Youth Ride the City Bus Free

Point Transit is offering a Youth Ride Free program June 8 - September 1. Youth through age 18 can ride City buses free! Enjoy safe transportation on air-conditioned buses anywhere on our regular routes. Excludes day care, school, and group field trips.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

UWSP Students Ride the City Bus for Free All Year

UWSP students may ride the City Bus for free all year with a valid UWSP Pointcard. Regular City Bus routes are available to students for free year round, even when classes are not in session and when Campus routes are not in operation.

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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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