Invitation to Bid the Riverside Park Pavilion – Bids due by 10am on April, 9, 2015

This link will lead contractor to the project out for bid:

 Notice is hereby given that The City of Rockford, Minnesota
 The Owner
will receive sealed bids for the construction of
according to the Drawings and Specifications Prepared by:
Architecture+Design, LLC
THE Architect
Estephan Engineering
JB Electrical Design, P.C.
Martin Mechanical Design, Inc.
The Project is described as follows:
The Project, located at the intersection of Main Street and Elm Street in Riverside Park, Rockford, Minnesota, calls for the construction of a sheltered, open park shelter and enclosed meeting room with a serving kitchen and toilet rooms.  The Project is located within a floodplain zone AE and will be required to follow requirements for wet floodproofing as defined in NFIP Regulations 60.6(a)(1) and 59.1.
Interested bidders may obtain electronic copies in pdf format by contacting the Architect by email:
Architecture+Design, LLC
Stephen Binek
or by contacting the City Manager by email:
City of Rockford
6031 Main Street
Rockford, MN  55373
Dan Madsen
Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Rockford until:
 10 AM CDT, Thursday, 9 April 2015
The Bids will be opened in private at the time stated above at the offices of the City.  Bids received after that time will not be accepted.  Telephone or telegraph bids will not be accepted.  Bid results will not be made available to bidders until two weeks following the date of the receipt of Bids.
 Bidders shall submit sealed Bids on the Bid Form provided, including Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of their Bid, and fully describe all items of their Bid.  Submitted Bids must be accompanied by a completed Responsible Contractor form provided in these materials.
Incomplete Bid submittals will be cause for rejection of the Bid.
The Owner reserves the right, it it’s sole discretion, to reject any or all Bids and to waive all irregularity in the Bids and the bidding.
The Owner intends to begin construction no later than
Monday, 20 April 2015
The date of Substantial Completion shall be no later than:
Friday, 22 May 2015

Job Opening – Seasonal Parks Maintenance Workers

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker

The City of Rockford is accepting applications for a Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker from mid-May through August.  Minimum requirements are 18 years of age and a valid driver’s license.  Previous experience in lawn care desired, but not required.

Application materials are available at:  Volunteer & Job (tab), or by contacting City Hall at 6031 Main Street, Rockford, MN  55373,  This position will remain open until filled, first review of applications will begin at 4:30pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Weight Restrictions On Roads

The City of Rockford spring weight restrictions will go into effect Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 12:01 a.m.

A map showing the maximum loads for each road are located on the Wright County and Hennepin County websites. The load restrictions may also be posted on County Roads and City Streets and will be enforced.




Nominations being accepted for the 2014 Volunteer of the Year

2014 Volunteer of the Year Nominee Form

The City of Rockford is searching for its 2014 “Volunteer-of-the Year”.  Please submit your nomination no later than 4:30pm on  Wednesday, March 18, 2015.



Maplewood Manor Area

Starting Monday, March 2, 2015, contractors will be conducting sealing operations on the sanitary sewer in the Maplewood Manor Area in part to the 2014 Utility Improvement Project.  This work will require trucks parked in the roadways and accessing of sanitary sewer manholes.  No disruption of sewer service to the residents is anticipated with this work.  If you have any questions please contact Adam Noreen at 612-214-5016.