Latest News from City of Rockford

Seeking Nominations for the 2016 Volunteer of the Year

Every year the city awards a deserving individual or group the "Volunteer of the Year" award. National Volunteer Week is April 23, 2017 to April 29, 2017. The City asks residents to submit candidates that they feel are worthy for the award and to list the reason why they should be Volunteer of the Year. ¬†The deadline for nominations¬†will be … [Read More...]

The Bridge – Volume 128 (03/02/2017)

The Bridge - Volume 128 (03/02/2017) … [Read More...]

Memorial Day Parade Route and Activities – Monday, May 29, 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017 Parade starts at 10:00 am in front of the Rockford Middle School on Ash Street. Navy Memorial at Crow River (Bridge St and Mechanic St) at approximately 10:15am. Memorial Service at Elmwood Cemetery (Maple Street) at approximately 10:30am.   Lion's Pork Chop Dinner at Riverside Park - 8220 Elm Street, … [Read More...]

2017 Water Rate Increase

Commencing January 1, 2017, the Water Utility Rate shall be increased $.40, from $4.54 per 1,000 gallons of use to $4.94 per 1,000 gallons of use, an increase of approximately 8.4%   … [Read More...]

Public Safety Notice UPDATE (4:20pm) for Tuesday, January 24, 2017

UPDATE (4:20pm) Public Safety just reported that the CenterPoint gas leak has been repaired and Highway 55 is open and cleared for traffic. It may be slower going for a bit as traffic starts moving again. Thank you.   Public Safety has reported a natural gas leak off of Highway 55 located between County Road 92 and County Road 50 in the … [Read More...]