Frequently Asked Questions about the Convenience Fees
City Accepting Applications for Community Relations Commission
Community Relations Commission Information Sheet
New Funds Available to Help Small Businesses Create Jobs and Rehabilitate Vacant Residential Structures
Strong Progress in Making Rockford Safer: Violent Crime Down 17 Percent Since 2016
Vacant and Foreclosed Property Registry Frequently Asked Questions
Snow Emergency Declaration 1.18.19
2019 Christmas Tree Collection
Rockford Joins SolSmart Program
City Issues Garbage and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedules for Holiday Season
City Council Approves Community Relations Commission
Progress in the Long Game of Making Rockford a Safer Community
Essex Update: Judge Holds President of A-W-Bennett Personally in Contempt of Court
Public Works Weekly Update 12/13/18
Public Works Weekly Update 12/6/18
Blight Reduction Update: New Fellowship Baptist Church
Public Works Weekly Update 11/29/18
Snow Emergency Canceled
Garbage Canceled for Monday, November 26
Snow Emergency Declared 11/25/18
Public Works Weekly Update 11/21/18
City Council Approves 2019 Budget
Public Works Weekly Update 11/15/18
Yard Waste Pick Up Scheduled to End
Mayor McNamara Named to Governor-Elect JB Pritzker’s Transition Team
Public Works Weekly Update 11/8/18
Warming Centers Announced
Public Works Weekly Update 11/1/18
City-Wide Street Repairs Group No. 4
Rockford Fire Receives CAAS Accreditation
Public Works Weekly Update 10/25/18
Auburn Street/Spring Creek Road Patching
Public Works Weekly Update 10/18/2018
Mayor McNamara to Host Mayor’s Night Out November 7
City Holds Community and Economic Development Public Hearing to Present 2019 Annual Plan Draft
Finance Department Presents Balanced 2019 Budget
Public Works Weekly Update 10/11/2018
City Council Hears National Resource Network Recommendations for Cost Savings
Durbin, Bustos, Kinzinger, Mayor Announce $450,000 in Federal Funding
City Plans Mayor’s March Against Domestic Violence
City Receives Grant for Head Start Program
City Releases RockStat Highlights through July 2018
Community Forum Scheduled to Solicit Feedback on Family Justice Center
City Begins Decorative Board-Up Pilot Program
Kickball Challenge with the Rockford Police Department at District 1
Street Closures, Parking and Seating for July 4th
Area Educators Learn about Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Awareness
City and AFSCME Unions Settle Contracts and Agree to Residency
City of Rockford Notifies Residents of New Energy Supplier
Mayor McNamara to Host Mayor’s Night Out
Reminders about Storm Clean Up
Water Main Break at Corbin and Cunningham Street
Summer Family Markets Offer Free Groceries
City Files Lawsuit in Latest Efforts to Clean Up Essex Wire Location
Mayor McNamara Calls for State to Be Stronger Partner
Area Cooling Centers Available in Extreme Heat
Mayor Appoints Task Force to Advance the Redevelopments of Davis Park
Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens
Mayor Names Economic Development Director
Rockford Police Department Plans Summer Programs for Youth
Mayor Plans State of the City Address
City Receives Abandoned Property Program Grant
Rockford Police Department now using Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Help Community and Officer Safety
Frequently Asked Questions about the New Car Crash Procedure
Children’s Art Contest Now Underway
City Announces New Policy for Minor Car Crashes
Office of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Prevention Outlines Details to Solicit Survivor Feedback
Community Action Funds Help Grow Area Gardens
City Releases RockStat Highlights from January/February
Travel and Parking Information for St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Alan Jackson Concert
Council Considers Two Versions of Balanced 2018 Budget: Home Rule and Non-Home Rule Budgets Presented by City Staff
Rockford Police Department Accepting Applications for Officers
LIHEAP Energy Assistance Still Available
City Council Approves Home Rule Self-Limiting Ordinances at Tonight’s Meeting
Mayor McNamara and Chief O’Shea Announce 2017 Crime Statistics: Violent Crime Down 5 Percent
Mayor McNamara Begins Coffee Talk Series
Residential Structure Fire – 1130 Ogilby Rd.
Jennifer Cacciapaglia to Join City as Manager of Mayor’s Office of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Prevention
Residential Structure Fire – 2020 Richmond St.
Residential Structure Fire – 4121 Florida Dr.
National Resource Network Announces Partnership with City of Rockford
City Council Passes Capital Improvement Plan
County, City Joining Forces in Opioid Litigation
Closing on Historic Amerock-Ziock Building in Rockford Complete; Construction Underway
Finance Task Force Presents Findings to Council
City of Rockford Settles Oda Poole Case
Signal Removals Study – W. State & N. Court Sts.
Residential Structure Fire – 2720 Arthur Ave.
City Issues Winter Reminders for Residents and Business Owners
Public Works Update – Week of 12/11/17
Commercial Structure Fire – 3005 N. Rockton Ave.
Commercial Structure Fire – 313 Hill Street
Residential Structure Fire – 4316 Forest View Ave.
Eryn Stone to Lead Illinois APWA
Water Rescue – Chestnut St. Bridge
Public Works Update – Week of 12/04/17
Residential Structure Fire – 1022 8th St.
Residential Structure Fire – 828 Brooke Rd.
Commercial Structure Fire – 4002 South Main St.
Residential Structure Fire – 520 South Street
City of Rockford Property Tax Levy Drops for 2018
Public Works Update – Week of 11/27/17
Residential Structure Fire – 1019 Bruce St.
Garbage Collection Delayed Due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Residential Structure Fire – 3501 Modesto
Residential Structure Fire – 3690 Hermitage
Grand Central Station Model Trains Display
Public Works Update – Week of 11/20/17
2nd Annual Community Thanksgiving
Residential Structure Fire – 2925 16th St.
Travel Advisory re: Funeral Services of Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox
Rockford Police Announce Additional Details on Arrangements for Officer Jaimie Cox
Rockford Police Announce Arrangements for Officer Jaimie Cox
Mayor McNamara Statement re: Officer Jaimie Cox
Community Action Announces Warming Centers
Public Works Update – Week of 11/06/17
City Announces Private Property Tree Removal Loan Program
Rockford Fire Announces RAMM Scholarship Call for Applications
Residential Structure Fire – 1415 Overdene
Law Enforcement Explorer Program Orientation Night
Leaf Collection and Disposal Advisory
Residential Structure Fire – 2215 Wentworth
Downtown Rockford Strategic Action Plan Receives Best Practice Award
Residential Structure Fire – 523 Union St.
Battle of the Blues Exhibition Wheelchair Basketball
Public Works Update – Week of 10/23/17
Church St. & Park Ave. Water Main Replacement
Rockford to Increase Access to Safe Medication Disposal
Rockford Police Transitions Back to State Hosted 72-Hour Dispatch Log
Public Works Update – Week of 10/16/17
UPDATE – Multi-Agency Emergency Drill to be held October 11
Garage Fire – 3508 Broadway
Residential Structure Fire – 310 7th St..
Public Works Update – Week of 10/09/17
Detached Garage Fire – 311 Oak Knolls Ave. North
Vehicle Extrication – Charles & Lexington
Spring Creek Road Resurfacing Update
Residential Structure Fire – 2929 Sunnyside Dr.
Multi-Agency Emergency Drill to be held October 11
Residential Structure Fire – 904 11th St.
Detached Garage Fire – 3432 Robey Ave.
Public Works Update – Week of 10/02/17
Rockford Police to Participate in 2nd Annual Coffee with a Cop
Residential Structure Fire – 2830 8th St.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Now Available
Residential Structure Fire – 1223 15th Ave.
Mitch Leatherby Tapped to Lead City Streets Division
Public Works Update – Week of 9/25/17
Fire Department Swearing-In Ceremony – September 20, 2017
Commercial Structure Fire – 922 Kilburn Ave.
Detached Garage Fire – 5870 Garrett Ln.
Public Works Update – Week of 9/18/17
2018 Annual Plan Public Hearings
Public Works Update – Week of 9/11/17
Residential Structure Fire – 417 Kishwaukee St.
Commercial Structure Fire – 2426 West State St.
Residential Structure Fire – 821 11th St.
Vehicle Extrication – Island Ave.
City of Rockford Announce Women and Minority Business Networking Events
Residential Structure Fire – 2013 Kilburn
Residential Structure Fire – 1912 Kilburn
Public Works Update – Week of 9/04/17
Residential Structure Fire – 815 20th Ave.
Rockford Police to Host District 1 Ribbon Cutting and Open House Ceremony
Public Works Update – Week of 8/28/17
Residential Structure Fire – 809 Bruce St.
Drive Sober Labor Day Campaign
Rockford Police “High-Five” Campaign Resumes
Public Works Update – Week of 8-21-17
Rockford Community Partners Announces Rockford Day 2017 Participants & Schedule of Events
Rockford Police Announce 72-Hour Dispatch Call Log Update
Rockford Fire to Host Open House of Fire Station #7
New Dates for Fall 2017 Citizens Police Academy
Road Closure 12th Ave. between 18th & 19th Sts.
Public Works Update – Week of 8/14/17
Partner Release – Lane Closure E. State St. 5510 E. State St.
Partner Release – Intersection Closure Lynnwood & Forest View
City of Rockford to Hold Community and Economic Development Public Hearings; Begin its 2018 Annual Action Plan Process
McNamara Marks First 100 Days in Office
Rockford Police to Host Swearing-In and Awards Ceremony
August 2017 RockStat CompStat Meeting
Residential Structure Fire – 3051 Latham St.
Public Works Update – Week of 8/07/17
Abandoned Building Fire – 530 15th Ave.
Commercial Structure Fire – 510 Buckbee
City Clarifies Water Compliance with Federal Health-Based Standards
HUD Announces Funds for Homeless Programs in Winnebago & Boone Counties
Residential Structure Fire – 1409 S. 6th St.
Rockford & Park District Police Departments to Celebrate National Night Out
Public Works Update – Week of 7/31/17
Garage Fire – 3520 Robey
Residential Structure Fire – 208 Klines Ave.
Residential Structure Fire – 516 Howard Ave.
Residential Structure Fire – 2723 Silent Wood Trail
Residential Structure Fire – 511 Royal Ave.
Lane Closures Walnut & S. 2nd St.
Partner Release – Road Closure 18th Ave.
Public Works Update – Week of 7/24/17
Road Closure Chestnut St. from Wyman to Madison St.
State & Madison Traffic Signal Upgrade
Residential Structure Fire – 1215 Cosper Ave.
Fall 2017 Citizens Police Academy
Water Rescue – Jefferson St. Bridge
Commercial Fire – 2020 7th St.
House Fire – 2958 17th St.
Rockford Police Announce Youth Police Academies
Public Works Update – Week of 7/17/17
Home Plate Compact Community Softball Game
Area Cooling Centers
City of Rockford Debt Rating Downgraded July 2017
Road Closure – Warren Rd. between Charles St. & Marion Ave.
Partner Release – Road Closure Post Ave. between Churchill and Ellsworth
Residential Structure Fire – 2124 Hecker
Public Works Weekly Update
One Lane of Chestnut St. Reopening for Traffic July 6th
Street Closures, Parking, & Seating Announced for 4th of July Parade & Fireworks
Garbage Collection Schedule Delayed Due to Independence Day Holiday
Hanley Building Statement with updated Fourth of July Parade Route – 062917
Rockford Police & Fire Issue Fourth of July Advisory
Public Works Weekly Update
Mayor McNamara Names HR Director
Partner Release 2016 DUI Survey
Rockford Police to Host Promotion and Retirement Ceremony
City of Rockford and Hanley Lofts, LLC, Issue Update on Hanley Building Fire
Mayor McNamara Names Director of Public Works
Rockford Police Re-Opens Lateral Officer Applications, Also Accepting Applications for Police Officer
Partner Release – Lane Closure School St..
Road Closures (US 20) Chestnut St. & (IL 2) S. Main St.
Hanley Building Fire Incident Report
Mayor McNamara Names Legal Director
City of Rockford to Relocate E-Waste Collection Containers beginning July 5, 2017
City Announces 2017 Cooling Center Locations
Rockford Police United Way Announce Summer 2017 Dates for Strong Neighborhoods Days Block Parties
Rockford Police Now Accepting Applications for Police Officer
City of Rockford, Loves Park Announce New Electric Aggregation Supplier
City Issues Updated List of Free Summer Food Sites