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Welcome to Rockford

Welcome to Rockford, MN. With a population of just over 4,500 people, we’re proud to offer a thriving community with attractive neighborhoods, exceptional recreational facilities, and excellent schools. From vibrant public parks, picnic areas, and hiking trails to a wide variety of local businesses, the City of Rockford is the perfect place to call home.

Our beautiful, secure residential neighborhoods and top-notch school district offers the idea location for residents of all ages and lifestyles. The city has a variety of housing options as well as several community parks and playgrounds, hiking and biking trails, and recreational amenities to add to the quality of life.

Rockford is home to a variety of local businesses and sites available for development or redevelopment. We’re the home to over 110 thriving businesses and employment opportunities to 1000+ people.

Rockford has a variety of recreation venues and community events for people of all ages. Traverse the trails of nearby Hennepin County Lake Rebecca Park Reserve or enjoy various seasonal activities like volleyball, basketball, hockey, or ice skating at one of our many neighborhood parks. The City of Rockford has something for everyone.

City Hall

6031 Main Street
Rockford, MN 55373

City Administrator: Dan Madsen
Phone: 763-477-6565 (Ext. 4)
Fax: 763-477-4393

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Mon – Fri)

Website: www.cityofrockford.org

Public Works

6551 Utility Drive
Rockford, MN 55373

Public Works Director: Trevor Brummer
Phone: 763-477-4346

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Mon – Fri)

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

CenturyLink (Qwest)
1-800-244-1111
www.centurylinkbundles.com

Frontier Communications
1-888-842-8063 website: http://frontierbundles.com/availability/minnesota (Internet & Phone Provider)

Police Protection

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

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department
Non-emergency: 952-258-5321

Emergency: “911”

Fire Protection

Rockford Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept.

Garbage Collection

Waste Management
1-800-450-9378

Collected every Wednesday

Recycling

Curbside pickup is every other Wednesday of each month.

2022 Recycling & Garbage Schedules are available at City Hall

Compost Site – ROCKFORD RESIDENTS ONLY

9000 Elm Street
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.

The Wright County Compost & Recycling facility takes Household Hazardous Waste and Recyclables

Wright County Compost & Recycling Facility Information

Rockford Post Office

763-477-6692

8900 Walnut St.
Rockford, MN 55373
Rockford Area Historical Society

"The Stork House"

8131 Bridge St.
763-477-5383
www.https://www.cityofrockford.org

Tours available upon request

Local Newspaper

The 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 Park Building
8220 Elm Street

Riverside Park Gazebo
8220 Elm Street

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

Website: https://griver.org/

Hours
Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday: 3:00 am– 7:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

​Rockford City Council

Meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday, monthly @ 6:00 p.m.

Meetings can be viewed on cable station, channel 180 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 180 on the following days:

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

Contact Us

City Hall

Contact:

Phone: 763-477-6565 

Fax: 763-477-4393

Address:

6031 Main Street

Rockford, MN 55373

Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

(Monday - Friday)

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