Rockford Manufacturer’s Recognized

The city hosted the annual Manufacturer’s Breakfast on October 25th.  The event was held at Centre Manufacturing in Millennium Park.  The manufacturer’s present included: Brittany Manufacturing, Cornerstone Rock, Ver-tech, TC&J Powder Coating, Holiday Sales and Minnesota Diversified Products.  All present received a certificate signed by Governor Mark Dayton.

Visioning SWOT Results

The city held a visioning session on October 2nd to discuss our Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT). The city council, staff, planning commission, property owners, business owners, and developers were invited to attend. The results of the SWOT analysis are linked here SWOT results.

October 23, 2012 – City Council Regular Meeting



City Visioning Session

The city HRA hosted a Visioning Session on October 2nd.  We invited local business owners, land owners, council members, planning commission members, developer’s and realtors.  There was a small panel discussion that provided insights from a local contractor, Welsh Co. Mall manager, and the director of the Wright County Economic Development Partnership.  The group broke out into small groups and each had one category from the SWOT analysis.  At the end the group voted for the top three – Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for Rockford.  The next vision session will be held on October 30th.

October 9, 2012 – City Council Regular Meeting