Elections Judges Needed

The City of Rockford is seeking qualified election judges to assist with 2018 Elections (Primary – August 14th and General – 6th).  If you are interested, please complete the attached Election Judge Application and return to City Hall.

An election judge MUST be:

  1. eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota;
  2. able to read, write and speak English;
  3. appointed by the appointing authority (county, city, township, or school board); and
  4. trained and currently certified as an election judge.

The two hour election judge training will be required to be consided as an election judge.

An election judge CANNOT be:

  1. a candidate in that election (i.e., is running for an office on the ballot used in that precinct, or is a write-in candidate in the jurisdiction in which they are actively campaigning);
  2. the husband, wife, parent, child, stepchild, brother, sister or stepsibling, of a candidate or another judge in the same precinct; or
  3. a challenger.

Individual who are related to each other may serve as election judges in the same precinct provided that they serve on separate shifts that do not overlap.

Individuals applying to be election judges need to declare their party affiliation, if they are affiliated with a major political party.

Wright County Compost & Recycling Facility and City of Rockford Clean-Up Day

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The Wright County Compost & Recycling Facility accepts Household Hazardous Waste and Recyclables year round.  The site is located at 505 County Road 37 NE, Buffalo 55313.  Appointments are required for all household hazardous waste (HHW) and recyclables.  Please, call 763-682-7338 during office hours to make an appointment.  Tuesdays 9am-3pm, Thursdays 9am-6pm and 2nd Saturday of the month 8am-noon.

Wright County Compost & Recycling Facility Information




The City of Rockford will host the annual Clean-Up Day was Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 8am-noon at the Public Works Facility – 6551 Utility Drive (look for the signs).

2018 Clean Up Day Flyer

Clean Up Day Map





Memorial Day Parade Route and Activities – Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Parade starts at 10:00 am in front of the Rockford Middle School on Ash Street.

Navy Memorial at Crow River (Bridge St and Mechanic St) at approximately 10:15am.

Memorial Service at Elmwood Cemetery (Maple Street) at approximately 10:30am.


Lion’s Pork Chop Dinner at Riverside Park – 8220 Elm Street, starting at 11am until sold out!

Historic Stork House Pie & Ice Cream Social – 8131 Bridge Street, 11-3pm.

United Presbyterian Church Open House – 6301 Maple Street, approximately 10am-11:30am


For more information, contact Rick Martinson at 612-618-5588 or rickm@cityofrockford.org

Memorial Day Parade Route Map

Hydrant Flushing – Tuesday, May 15, 2018 starting at 2am until completion

The City of Rockford will be flushing hydrants on Tuesday, May 15th starting at 2am until completion.  IF the weather is bad, flushing will be delayed to the next day.

Residents may experience low water pressure and discoloration to water.  It is recommended that you DO NOT wash clothing during this time period.

Call City Hall if you any questions (763) 477-6565.

Hydrant Flushing Poster

Local Board of Appeal and Equalization – Tuesday, April 10, 2018 (6pm)

City of Rockford

Important Information Regarding Property Assessments

This may affect your 2019 property taxes.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Rockford, Wright and Hennepin County, Minnesota will meet on Tuesday, the 10th day of April, 2018 at 6pm at City Hall in the Council Chambers at 6031 Main Street, Rockford.  The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your county assessor’s office to discuss your concerns.  If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization.  The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed.  Generally, you must appeal to the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization before appealing to the County Board of Appeal and Equalization.

Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Notice