Rockford City Council

As part of his Eagle Project, Rockford resident Joe Van Buskirk told the city council he would like to build four free libraries in Rockford city parks. He is requesting to build these libraries in Lions, Parkwood, Winfield Ponds and Kettenacker Parks. Van Buskirk plans to build the libraries from wood and plexiglass out of [...]

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The Rockford City Council took action at its June 10 meeting following a lengthy work session that addressed re-establishing a TIF district for recently purchased property, the sale of Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds to fund major improvement projects and adjusting water and sewer rates to meet the needs of those funds. TIF The city [...]

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The Rockford City Council, in previous actions, approved construction contracts for improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment facility, and for water and sanitary sewer replacements and repairs. On hand at the council’s May 13 meeting was the city’s financial advisor, Shannon Sweeney of David Drown Associates. Upon approval of the projects, the council asked Sweeney [...]

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Decisions regarding bonding by the city of Rockford for purchasing the Rockford Mall included two primary possibilities presented by the city’s financial planner, Shannon Sweeny, of David Drown Associates, at the Rockford City Council’s March 25 meeting. Public hearings regarding bonding have been conducted by the city, and a closing is currently planned for April [...]

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The Rockford City Council discussed a number of topics at its March 11 meeting including a park structure, sanitary sewer project progress, fog seal coating and flood predictions. RIVERSIDE PARK City Administrator Nancy Carswell brought information regarding a grant application for improvements at Riverside Park to the council. The grant, a DNR Recreational Grant, would [...]

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The Rockford Fire Department presented its 2013 Year End Review to the Rockford City Council at its Feb. 25 meeting, as well as a new proposal to cost-effectively increase manpower and pre-qualify, and train, future members of the department. 2013 REVIEW & RESERVES Rockford Fire Department Chief Ben Sanderson reported that the department received 322 [...]

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The City of Rockford on Feb. 11 approved  going out for bids for a large utility improvement project that includes replacement or lining of sanitary sewer mains, possible replacement of private sanitary sewer services, replacement of water mains and services and storm sewer improvements for several areas in the city identified as most in need including [...]

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