Wolverine presents responsible approach to tannery site redevelopment

Much of the 15 acres of the Wolverine waterfront complex will be undeveloped green space for the foreseeable future future according to the most recent plans.

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL At the May City of Rockford Planning Commission meeting, Wolverine World Wide (WWW) offered up a conceptual proposal and rendition of the company’s plans for redevelopment of the tannery facility. The following in verbatim is the verbiage of that spring 2010 update. “Following Wolverine World Wide’s 2009 decision to close […]

City to draft wind turbine ordinance, proposes moratorium on growing medical marijuana

The City of Rockford Planning Commission listened to advice from Cascade Engineering’s Jessica Lehti on crafting a wind turbine ordinance. She spoke before the group on Thursday, January 28 at Rockford City Hall after a dinner of pizza and soda. Cascade Engineering’s Renewable Energy Solutions has sold turbines around the world and has worked with […]