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Assessor

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

2017 Open Book and Board of Review

Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination Mon., Sept. 11 - Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8 am - 5 pm in the Assessor’s Office. The Board of Review will meet at 9 am on Tues., Oct. 3, in the City Conference Rm.

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF 2017 OPEN BOOK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Section 70.45 of Wis. statutes, the Assessment Rolls of the City of Stevens Point will be completed and open for public examination on Monday, September 11 to Friday, September 15,...See the Official Notice


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

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

City Employees - Deferred Compensation Meetings June 20, 26, & 27

A Deferred Compensation Program is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement goals. Join a Nationwide Deferred Compensation (NOT WDC) Program representative at an upcoming meeting to learn more about it. Meetings will be held June 20, 26, & 27.

See the Flyer & Schedule (pdf)
Posted on: June 6, 2017

City Employees - EAP Connection & Health Newsletters

The June, 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

Fire Dept. / EMS

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. has received the Insurance Services Office rating of Class 2. Starting in July, property & business owners in the City should contact their agents to inform them of this ISO grade change for possible savings on premiums.

ISO currently evaluates over 46,000 Fire Departments Nationwide, and the Stevens Point Fire Department has scored in top 3%. This rating reflects the hard work and dedication of the Stevens Point Fire Department, the Stevens Point Water Department, the Ci...Read More

More Fire Dept. Information

Garbage & Recycling

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Drop-Off Hours Return to Normal June 24

The Stevens Point Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will STOP their extended hours effective June 24, but will continue to accept water-damaged items through July 1 during their regular hours: Tues. & Thurs. 1 - 7 pm; Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.

Get More Drop-Off Info.
Posted on: June 21, 2017

July 4 (Week of July 1-8) Garbage & Recycling Schedule

We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 3 (put your bins out Sunday instead of Monday). There will be no collection, and the drop-off will be closed, on Tuesday, July 4. There will be no other changes to the schedule.

Posted on: June 13, 2017

Yard Waste Drop Off Hours Extended

Until further notice, the City's yard waste drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 am to 3 pm, and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm.


Home Page News

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Drop-Off Hours Return to Normal June 24

The Stevens Point Recycling & Yard Waste Drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will STOP their extended hours effective June 24, but will continue to accept water-damaged items through July 1 during their regular hours: Tues. & Thurs. 1 - 7 pm; Sat. 9 am - 7 pm.

Get More Drop-Off Info.
Posted on: June 21, 2017

July 4 (Week of July 1-8) Garbage & Recycling Schedule

We will collect Tuesday's garbage route & recycling route #2 on Monday, July 3 (put your bins out Sunday instead of Monday). There will be no collection, and the drop-off will be closed, on Tuesday, July 4. There will be no other changes to the schedule.

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

The Prentice St. Reconstruction Project began Monday, May 15. The project is anticipated to be completed by early October. Letters to Residents have been posted to give information, answer questions, provide maps, and more.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
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Visit the Project Page for More Info.
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Yard Waste Drop Off Hours Extended

Until further notice, the City's yard waste drop-off at 100 Sixth Ave. will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 am to 3 pm, and Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Post-Storm Health and Safety Guidance

Portage Co. residents still experience risks to health & safety from power lines and trees down over roadways and on top of structures, flooded roadways, flooded buildings, and power outages. PCHHS offers Health & Safety Guidance for affected residents.

In an effort to minimize health complications during the cleanup and recovery efforts, Portage County Health and Human Service, Division of Public Health (PCHHS-DPH) suggests the following to keep residents and their families safe:

Food and Medication Sa...Read More

See a Health & Safety Fact Sheet (pdf)
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Stevens Point Storm Event Update - June 16

As of 9 AM on Friday, June 16, all health safety issues are being addressed. Crews continue to work on cleanup & will continue to do so for several days. WPS says that as of 4:30 AM, all customers affected in the WPS territory have had power restored.

We remind residents that life safety issues are still our number-one priority and if residents have emergency situations they should call 9-1-1. Any remaining non-emergency issues can still be directed to 715-343-6200.

Please be aware of the following:

  • F...
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Posted on: June 12, 2017

UPDATE: Listening Session for Stevens Point District 8

Residents of Dist. 8 are invited to a listening session with Alderperson Cathy Dugan at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 - 8 pm. Alder Dugan would like to hear your input about capital improvement projects your neighborhood needs.

Get the Alderpersons' Contact Info.
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Listening Session for Stevens Point Districts 1 & 9

Residents of Dist. 1 & 9 are invited to a listening session with Alders Tori Jennings & Mary McComb, Thurs., June 22, 6:30 - 8 pm, in the Public Library downtown. The City's Neighborhood Improvement Coord. will take questions about property maintenance.

Get the Alderpersons' Contact Info.
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Mayor Wiza Seeking Donations for Fireworks

Mayor Wiza started a fundraiser with the goal of adding just $5,000 to our fireworks budget. Many people have donated $10 or more. We’re taking donations at City Hall and via a GoFundMe page. We are about $1,800 short of that $5,000 goal.

Riverfront Rendezvous is less than a month away, and it looks to be another spectacular celebration at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. The entertainment has been booked and the food vendors are set. Nearly three months ago, Mayor Mike Wiza looked into what surro...Read More Donate to Increase our Fireworks Display
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Stevens Point Fire Dept. Receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Stevens Point Fire Dept. has received the Insurance Services Office rating of Class 2. Starting in July, property & business owners in the City should contact their agents to inform them of this ISO grade change for possible savings on premiums.

ISO currently evaluates over 46,000 Fire Departments Nationwide, and the Stevens Point Fire Department has scored in top 3%. This rating reflects the hard work and dedication of the Stevens Point Fire Department, the Stevens Point Water Department, the Ci...Read More

More Fire Dept. Information
Posted on: May 24, 2017

UWSP Student Study Compares Tax Revenue & Residential Revenue Generation

A study by UWSP undergraduate student Yoon Bin Bae shows the urban growth trends that are evident in the City of Stevens Point, and takes a look at the growth and decline of proportional revenue generated by each City aldermanic district since 2001.

Yoon, a Natural Resource Planning major with minors in Geography and Natural Resource Management at UW-Stevens Point, spent nine months researching tax revenue trends of parcels in Portage County and the City of Stevens Point under the advisement of Chris...Read More

See a Presentation of the Study's Findings (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

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

June 20 County Board Video Online on TV & on Radio

The June 20 County Board meeting video is online. It is scheduled to play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Wednesday, June 21 at 5 & 11 pm, and Thursday, June 22 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: June 20, 2017

June 19 City Council Video Online on TV & on Radio

The June 19 City Council meeting video is online. It is scheduled to play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Tuesday, June 20 at 5 & 11 pm, and Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 am.

Watch the Video in our Archive
Posted on: June 13, 2017

June 12 City Committee Videos Online on TV & on Radio

The June 12 City Committee meeting videos are online. They will play on Community TV (Charter ch. 984) and on WSNP-LP, 105.9 FM radio, Friday, June 16 at 11:30 am & 8 pm. (Video production was delayed by several days without power at our facility.)

Watch the Videos in our Archive
Posted on: June 7, 2017

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

Episode 75 of "Portage County Matters," produced by Co. Executive Patty Dreier & Stevens Point Community TV, features special guests Ken Schroeder & John Eron talking about controlling wild parsnip, an invasive species and noxious weed in Portage County.

"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...
Read More & Watch the Episode

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Talking Point with Mayor Wiza Ep. 15 Online, on Radio & TV

In this episode of "Talking Point with Mayor Mike," Mayor Wiza and his guests discuss a UWSP student project that compared tax revenue over time and residential revenue generation of parcels in Portage County.

Talking Point can be seen on Community TV, channel 984 on Charter Spectrum TV, at the following times:

  • 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
  • Saturdays at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm 
  • Mondays a...
Read More, Watch Episode

See the Community TV Schedule

Parks & Rec

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Levitt AMP Music Series in Pfiffner Park

The Levitt AMP music series of concerts, organized by CREATE Portage County, are held at 6 pm on Thursdays (except during Riverfront Rendezvous) at the Pfiffner Pioneer Park Bandshell. The free concerts feature a rich array of music & high caliber talent.

See the Levitt AMP Schedule
Posted on: May 25, 2017

2017 City Band Concert Schedule

City Band concerts are held Wednesday evenings, June 7 - August 2, at 7:00 PM at the bandshell at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. (In case of rain, the concerts will be held in the gymnasium at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School.)

  • June 7 - A Musical Montage 
  • June 14 - In the Mood for Love 
  • June 21 - Mystery Concert - Guess the Theme 
  • June 28 - Sunshine and Moonlight 
  • July 5 - Stand and Salute 
  • July 12 - An Animal Adventure (featuring the Pet ...
See the 2017 Concert Schedule

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: 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.)

Get More Information

Riverfront Rendezvous

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Mayor Wiza Seeking Donations for Fireworks

Mayor Wiza started a fundraiser with the goal of adding just $5,000 to our fireworks budget. Many people have donated $10 or more. We’re taking donations at City Hall and via a GoFundMe page. We are about $1,800 short of that $5,000 goal.

Riverfront Rendezvous is less than a month away, and it looks to be another spectacular celebration at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. The entertainment has been booked and the food vendors are set. Nearly three months ago, Mayor Mike Wiza looked into what surro...Read More Donate to Increase our Fireworks Display
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

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Stevens Point Streets to be Chip Sealed

We will chip seal Wed., June 21 - Mon., June 26 (weather permitting): W. Zinda Dr., W. River Dr., Water St., Fourth Ave., Michigan Ave., North Point Dr., Streets except Michigan will remain open. Minimal delays can be expected during application.

See the Chip Sealing Map (pdf)
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prentice St. Project Updates

The Prentice St. Reconstruction Project began Monday, May 15. The project is anticipated to be completed by early October. Letters to Residents have been posted to give information, answer questions, provide maps, and more.

  • Phase 2 of the project is underway. Utility work will be completed from College Avenue to Franklin Street by Thursday, June 22, at which point pavement removal is scheduled to begin with preparation of the foundation for the new road. 
  • The contrac...
Read More

Visit the Project Page for More Info.

Transit

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

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

The North Point route of Stevens Point Transit is using a detour around the Prentice St. construction project from May 15 until the project is completed in early October (weather permitting). Due to driver concerns, the route was updated on May 23.

Stevens Point Transit's North Point route will be following this detour:

Outbound: The bus will continue north on Union Street to Maria Drive and turn right. It will continue east on Maria Drive and resume the route as normal.

Inbound: The bus will c...

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.

Get More City Bus Information
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.

Get More City Bus Information
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.

Get More City Bus Information


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