Request for Bids – Facade Improvements at the Rockford City Center Mall


Sealed Bids will be received for Façade Improvements at the Rockford City Center Mall in Rockford, Minnesota, in accordance with Bidding Documents dated 28 July 2014, as prepared by Timothy O’Brien & Associates Architects.

Project consists of removing the existing metal panel façade and replacing it with a combination of EIFS, stone veneer, and
cement panels, as well as painting and roof/parapet work. No interior work or site improvements.

TYPE OF BIDS:  Single Lump Sum Bids will be received for the Work to include general construction.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: (Mandatory) At 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 13,2014 at the Project Site.

BID DATE: Bids must be received by 2:00 PM local time on Thursday, August 21st at the Rockford City Hall, 6031 Main Street, Rockford, MN 55373. Faxed Bids or proposals will not be accepted.

BID SECURITY: Check or Bid Bond in the amount of 5 percent of the Base Bid submitted.

Bidding Documents may be examined at the Minneapolis & St. Cloud Builders Exchanges.

Electronic and paper ($50.00 deposit for paper)copies of the documents are available from the architect: contact Tim O’Brien
at 612/371-0822, or .

Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of
100 percent of the contract amount is required.

Contract will be subject to compliance with
applicable Schedule of Prevailing Wages issued by the MN Dept. of Labor &

BIDSREQUESTED BY: The City of Rockford, MN.

Water and Wastewater Rates Increase Effective July 15th

Rockford Residents and Members of the Community,

The City of Rockford will implement the following rates and schedule changes which will be reflected in the August 2014 utility bill:

Water usage rates: $5.54 per gallons
Discontinue charging a minimal water use of 3,000 gallons
Base rate for water and wastewater per month of $4.95
Wastewater usage rates: $7.45 per 1,000 gallons
Discontinue the averaging method for calculating wastewater and usage will be on actual gallons used

These changes have been made due to the increase of operating costs,
2014 Utility Bonds and Utility projects.
As always, we are committed to providing you with excellent service.  Any questions, please contact Rockford City Hall at 763-477-6565.

National Night Out – not in Riverside Park this year.

Location:  individual neighborhoods

This year there will not be an organized National Night Out at Riverside Park.
Feel free to organize a gathering in your neighborhood.
If you would like to have the Rockford Fire Department stop by your gathering,
contact Ben Sanderson at:

2014 Rockford Utility Improvements – Construction Notice(s)

Maplewood Manor Updates

Update 07/18/2014

Update 07/11/2014

Update 07/03/2014

Update 06/27/2014

Update 06/20/2014

Update 06/13/2014

Update 06/06/2014

Update 05/30/2014

Update 05/23/2014

Update 05/16/2014


The 2014 Rockford Utility Improvement Project has been awarded to LaTour Construction, Inc. as the City’s contractor to complete the utility improvements in the Maplewood Manor area and along Highway 55.

Construction Notice Information

Primary Project Contact:  Adam Noreen, Project Inspector (612) 214-5016 / email:

Secondary Project Contact:  Jared Ward, City Engineer (612) 845-9842 / email:

Public Works Supervisor:  Dennis Peterson (612) 490-6506 / email:

In an emergency, call 911.

Rockford Community Market – Fridays (3pm-7pm)

Rockford Community Market on Friday’s May 16th – October 17th, 2014

3pm to 7pm (earlier closing September and October)

Rockford Mall – 8900 Walnut Street (north side of State Highway 55) west end parking lot

  • Local fresh farm produce
  • Local products such as honey, maple syrup
  • Local home-crafted jellies, jam, pickles, bread
  • Local crafts including bird houses, soap, and jewelry
  • Non-profit groups welcome to fundaise:  scouts, athletic groups, churches, band, choir, etc…

Fee $5 per date or $30 fee for the entire season

Each entity required to provide their own insurance

Registration and details available at: