Welcome to Rockford

The City of Rockford is located in Wright County (west of the Crow River) and in Hennepin County (east of the Crow River)

City Hall

6031 Main Street
Rockford, MN 55373

City Administrator:  Dan Madsen
Phone: 763-477-6565
Fax: 763-477-4393

Hours:     8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
Website: www.cityofrockford.org


Public Works

6551 Utility Dr.
Rockford, MN 55373

PW Supervisor:  Dennis Peterson
Phone: 763-477-4346
Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday)


Electric Service Providers

Properties located South of Highway 55

  • Wright-Hennepin Electric
    763-477-3000

Properties located North of Highway 55

  • Xcel Energy
    1-800-895-4999

Gas Company Provider

  • CenterPoint
    612-372-4727

Phone Service Provider


Police Protection

Wright County Sheriff’s Department
Non-emergency: 763-682-1162

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Dept.
Non-emergency: 763-525-6216

Emergency: “911”


Fire Protection

Rockford Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept.

  • Non-emergency:  763-477-6565
  • Station (Answering Machine): 763-477-4840
  • Emergency: “911”

Garbage Collection

  • Waste Management 1-800-450-9378                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Collected Collected every Wednesday

Recycling

Curbside pickup is every other  Wednesday of each month.

  • Wright Recycling
    763-972-2031

Recycling containers and calendars are available at City Hall

Compost Site – ROCKFORD RESIDENTS ONLY

8870 Elm St.
Rockford, MN 55373

Hours:   Mon. –  Fri.  7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Gate is opened:  Wed. 4:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Sat.   8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Brush and lawn clippings are accepted.


Rockford Post Office

  • 763-477-6692
    8900 Walnut St.

Rockford Historical Society

“The Stork House”
8131 Bridge St.
763-477-5383
www.rockfordmnhistory.org

Tours available upon request


Local Newspaper

The South Crow River News is the official newspaper for the City of Rockford.  Information regarding Council Meetings, Commission Meetings, Public Hearings and other events happening within the City are printed in this paper.  For further information, call the publishers, Press & News at 763-425-3323.


Rockford School District #883

  • District Office: 763-477-9165
  • Elementary School: 763-477-5837
  • Middle School: 763-477-5831
  • High School: 763-477-5846
  • Community Education: 763-477-4563
  • Community Center: 763-477-5294

Special Event Sites

Riverside Community Center “Lions Building”
8220 Elm Street

Riverside Park Gazebo

These sites are available to rent, please contact city hall at 763-477-6565 for more information.


Rockford Public Library

8220 Cedar Street
763-477-4216

Hours
Monday: 2:00 – 8:00
Tuesday: 2:00 – 8:00
Wednesday: 10:00 – 6:00
Thursday: 3:00 – 8:00
Friday: 3:00 – 6:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 1:00


Rockford City Council

Meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday, monthly @ 7:00 p.m.

Meetings can be viewed on cable station, channel 12 on the following days:

  • Mon., Wed., Thurs. & Fri. – 3 pm, 7 pm & Midnight
  • Saturdays: 10:00 a.m.

Planning & Zoning

This Commission meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday @ 7:00 p.m.

Meetings can be viewed on cable station channel 12 on the following days:

  • Mon, Wed, Thurs, & Fri.- Noon
  • Tues. 3 pm, 7 pm & Midnight
  • Saturdays: 1:00 p.m.

Park & Recreation

This Commission meets every other month on the 1st Monday @ 6:00 p.m.
Note: All of the above meetings are held at the Rockford City Hall


General Information

The city has certain regulations pertaining to fences, sprinklers, landscaping, city road right of way, utilities easements, animals, parking, snow plowing, building permits, etc. Please contact city hall for further information.

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