Rockford Department of Public Works

Promotions a ‘milestone step in merger’

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

New leadership role defined for Rockford Safety Department by BETH ALTENA YOUR NEW LEIUTENANTS—Lieutenants Dan Vincent, Dave Robinson, Jamie Davies and Mike Miller are pictured with Public Safety Chief Dave Jones (left) and Rockford City Manager Michael Young (right). The promotions are the most recent step in a move away from traditional emergency response departments [...]

New lieutenants bring experience to leadership role

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

The following is biographical information of the four new lieutenants promoted during the Monday, July 9 Rockford City Council meeting (see related story, page 1). The promotions are the latest step in a long process of merging the departments of Public Works, Police and Fire for the City of Rockford. The structure is designed to save money and improve services in [...]

Bilski and Ducat promoted by Rockford

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

The City of Rockford is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Andy Bilski and Mr. Dave Ducat to fulltime positions with the Department of Public Services. Dave and andy will fill the position of two longtime Public Services workers, Chris Dempsey and Bill Lafollette, who have recently announced their retirement. We wish Chris and Bill the best in their future endeavors [...]

Council dedicates property for dog park

June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Organizers have one year to come up with funding by BETH ALTENA After passing last month on contributing city funds to development and maintenance of a public dog park on a former ball field at Richardson-Sowerby Park, Rockford City Council voted this month to dedicate the land for that use for one year. Organizers are confident they can raise the money needed to develop [...]

Threat to Rockford pipeline may be averted

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The five- to seven-inch deluge of rain that occurred this past Memorial Day not only caused three major washouts and the closing of a two-mile section of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail (WPT), but also threatened the 24-inch Rockford sewer line that runs parallel to the trail itself within the right-of-way. So much for signs! Hopefully by Friday [...]
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