Compost Site Closed for the Season

The compost site is closed for the season.

Reminder – ONLY compost material originating
from within the city limits
shall be accepted at the municipal site.
No Dumping Allowed – items accepted:  grass clippings, leaves and brush no
large than 3” diameter.  All bags used to transport composting must be
removed.  No tree/lawn care business compost material allowed.  There
shall be no fee for Rockford residents to use the municipal site, and no
charge to pick-up finished compost material when available.  Violation(s)
of this ordinance may be punishable by a fine not to exceed $700 or by

Manufacturer’s Breakfast

The City of Rockford sponsored the annual Manufacturer’s Breakfast on October 24, 2013.   The event was hosted by Minnesota Diversified Products in the Millennium Park.  Mayor Hafften proclaimed the week of October 21st Manufacturer’s Week. The event included breakfast provided by the city, and certificates of recognition signed by Governor  Mark Dayton and a tour of the facility.  We want to thank all of the manufacturer’s in Rockford as they are good neighbors and provide many jobs within our community.

Street Closure – October 28th

The City has scheduled improvements at the intersection of Elm Street (CR 33) and Ash Street. The project will begin on Monday, October 28th and require the closure of both Elm and Ash for five days.

Also, the water may be shutdown to homes in the area on Tuesday, October 29th.

Please use alternate routes during this project.  If you have any questions, please contact Dennis Peterson at 612-490-6506,


October 22, 2013 – HRA CLOSED Meeting

Manufacturer’s Week Breakfast

On October 24, 2013 at 7:30 am the City of Rockford will host a breakfast at Minnesota Diversified Products to thank the manufacturers for being a part of our business community.  Join us for breakfast, a presentation and tour!