The Rockford Fire Department is sponsoring a local toy drive. Drop off sites are: City Hall, BANKWEST, Jimmy’s Pizza, Wright Hennepin Electric, Our Father’s Church and Riverwood Covenant Church. The last day to drop off your toys is Friday, December 13th.
Join in the holiday festivities planned throughout the day on December 7th. The day starts with a 9 a.m. breakfast at Youth With a Mission, then onto making crafts, or shopping at the bazaar, the famous cookie walk, Girl Scouts gift sale, pictures with Santa, free horse wagon rides and in the evening at Riverside Park the trees will be lit and caroles will be sung around bon fires. Check out the exact times of these events www.crowriverchristmas.org
The city council hosted an Open House on November 5th and held a public hearing on November 12th to provide information to property owners regarding the 2014 Utility Project that is planned. The meetings provided proposed assessment information as well as information about the details of the project and why it is necessary.
See attached informaiton from the November 12th meeting – Attachment
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