Planning and Zoning Commission Opening

Planning and Zoning Commission has an opening starting in January 2015 for a term expiring 12/31/2016.  If you are interested in applying, submit a Commission Application and return the completed application to City Hall by Monday, December 29, 2014.

Truth in Taxation Public Hearing Scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6pm

Information regarding Truth in Taxations:

2015 Preliminary Budget and Property Tax Levy Page I

2015 Preliminary Budget and Property Tax Levy Page II

Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at about 6pm.

Utility Rate Study – Workshop Scheduled for Tuesday, November 25th at 5pm

The City Council, staff and interested residents will review the rate study provided by David Drown Associates for the water and sanitary sewer rates at a workshop on Tuesday, Novermber 25th at 5pm in the Council Chambers – 6031 Main Street, Rockford.

The utility rates are set through the year 2015,  so this will be a slow moving process and no coucil action is anticipated in the near future.

Attached is the Utility Rate Report prepared by Shannon Sweeney of David Drown Associates as requested by the City Council.

Election Results for Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Linking to OSS Election Results

To link to a page with local results, simply navigate to the page you wish to display, and use that URL for linking (Municipal Races – 55006 Rockford for Unoffical Results).

2014 Rockford Utility Improvements – Construction Notice(s)

Maplewood Manor Updates

Update 10/17/2014

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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.