Important changes are occurring in Rockford that may affect you. The local government, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has just completed an update to area Flood Insurance Rate Maps. Now, all property owners will have up-to-date, reliable and Internet-accessible information about their flood risk.
While everyone in Rockford is at some risk for flooding, many property owners will find that their risk has changed. To learn more about the new maps and how you and your property may be affected, visit www.fema.gov/preliminaryfloodhazarddata or www.illinoisfloodmaps.org. New maps mean a safer Rockford
Public open house at RMAP (Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning) 315 N. Main St., Rockford, IL on Wednesday, December 17th, between 4-7pm.
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Welcome to the first edition of the Rockford Progress, a monthly operations report designed to provide a monthly update regarding City municipal operations, capital improvement program updates, economic development updates, and other special events and news of note. I hope you will find it informative and comprehensive as to the progress we continue to strive for as an organization and as a community in our journey of achieving our mission of “Excellence Everywhere for Everyone”.
View the report here.
- Jim Ryan, City Administrator
The City of Rockford Human Services Department, a Community Action Agency, announces the availability of warming centers in Winnebago and Boone counties during the 2014-2015 winter season.
These centers provide safe and warm locations during extreme cold temperatures for those without housing as well as those who may not have the resources to heat their homes adequately.
See the complete list with locations, days and hours.
ROCKFORD-ETSY PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZED AS A REMARKABLE INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT OF REGIONAL ATTRACTIVENESS AND PLACE MARKETING
Partnership will receive an award during the Place Marketing Forum 2014 in
Aix-en-Provence, 16th and 17th October 2014
Rockford, Il. October 1, 2014 – The Craft Entrepreneurship Program between the City of Rockford and global online marketplace Etsy was short-listed as one of nine notable achievements showcased and awarded during the Place Marketing Forum, the largest conference in France dealing with territorial marketing. The conference will take place in Aix-en-Provence on October 16-17, 2014.
Read the full press release here.
See the comprehensive list of press coverage and program highlights here.