The Bridge – Volume 130 (09/19/2017)

The Bridge – Volume 130 (09/19/2017)

Commission Openings: Park & Recreation and Planning & Zoning

There will be openings for three-year terms beginning January 2018 for P&R and P&Z.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the Commission Application and return the completed application to City Hall by December 6, 2017.

Rocktoberfest – Saturday, October 7th (3pm-midnight)


Riverside Park – 8220 Elm Street, Rockford, MN


Rocktoberfest Poster


Hiring for Public Works Maintenance Mechanic Job

Public Works Maintenance Mechanic Job Announcement

The City of Rockford seeks a Public Works Maintenance Mechanic to perform skilled repairs and maintenance on city vehicles and equipment. This position will assist operation of the Street and Parks Departments, and Water and Wastewater Utilities. Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid Minnesota Class B Driver’s License, and experience operating and repairing light and heavy vehicles and equipment. Applicants should possess basic computer and office skills and be experienced in the safe operation of equipment necessary to complete maintenance activities including; trucks, loaders, backhoes, pressure washers, and other specialized utility equipment. The compensation range for this position is $17.50 to $29.57 per hour, depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. For application materials please visit our website at, or contact City Hall: 6031 Main Street, Rockford, Minnesota 55373. The application deadline is noon on Friday, September 15th, 2017.


Job details and application can be found at:  Volunteering & Jobs (tab) towards the bottom of the page

Rockford River Days Medallion HAS BEEN FOUND…

One clue a day will be posted by 9:00 am each day until the medallion has been found.  Please remember to be respectful of businesses and residents’ property as you are looking for the medallion.  

Clue #3 (posted Wednesday, August 9th) The Crow River is low, but don’t search these banks.  If you find me at dusk, the light you can thank.

Clue #2 (posted Tuesday, August 8th) There are trees all around and plenty of green.  You will have to look hard if I am to be seen.

Clue #1 (posted Monday, August 7th) The options are many, the area is wide, I think this city is a good place to hide.

For more information, visit the Rockford River Day’s website

Ready, Set, Go…searching for the 2017 River Days Medallion.
Good luck everyone!