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The Rockford City Council discussed a number of items at its Feb. 26 meeting, including engineering services, lighting improvements and rental housing concerns. The City of Rockford currently uses Stantec as its engineering firm, and has for several years (previously as Boonestroo). The council, with staff input, entertained discussion over evaluating engineering services for the […]

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The Rockford City Council meeting Feb. 12 was conducted with Councilor Rick Martin standing in for Mayor Renee Hafften. Councilors Denise Kesanen and Todd Wenz were in attendance.   WWT IMPROVEMENTS,  FACILITIES PLAN The city’s engineer, Mark Statz proposed action from the council that included adoption of a facility plan for the city’s waster water […]

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The Rockford City Council opened its meeting with a public hearing for the Wastewater Treatment Facilities which included a presentation by Ron LaFond of the Stantec engineering firm. New government mandates regarding amended phosphorus limits require the treatment center to have a plan in place by the end of 2013, and to initiate the actual […]

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The Rockford City Council conducted business at its Jan. 8 meeting under the leadership of Mayor Renee Hafften. Hafften, who served a 4-year term as a Rockford City Councilor, is replacing Mike Beyer who held the position for three consecutive terms. New Council Member Denise Kesanen was also present.   EVENT CENTER The council reviewed […]

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The Rockford City Council conducted a Truth in Taxation Hearing at its Dec. 11 meeting, explained the proposed 2013 levy and adopted a General Budget Fund for the same year. In 2012, the city’s total budget was $1,723,972. The amount approved for 2012 is $1,833,646. This represents an increase of  $109,674, or approximately 6%. Some […]

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At its Nov. 27 meeting, the Rockford City Council learned about a project the Rockford Lions would like city participation in, and discussed an antenna site lease agreement with Hennepin County. VETERANS MEMORIAL Council member Rick Martinson relayed to the council that during a special meeting of the Rockford Lions Club it was decided that […]

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At its Oct. 23 meeting, the Rockford City Council was addressed by Rockford Ambassador Royalty, received a report from the Rockford Area Historical Society and learned the progress of several city issues and projects.   ROYAL THANK YOU Members of Rockford’s Ambassador Royalty were on hand to thank the city of Rockford for its support […]

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The Rockford City Council meeting of Oct. 9 covered a number of topics, from maintenance, to growth strategies, to recognition of local manufactures. WATER TOWER CLEANING & MAINTENANCE The Rockford Public Works Supervisor, Dennis Peterson, gave the council a little history on the last 30 years of water tower maintenance, and shared two quotes he […]

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