Rockford Community Partners is proud to announce "BUSINESSFirst", a joint venture with the City of Rockford, Winnebago County, Winnebago County Health Department, Small Business Development Center and Rock River Water Reclamation District to assist individuals in redeveloping an existing property or open a new business in an existing property.
A Facilitated Conversation on Housing and Neighborhoods
Thursday, February 26, 2015 & Friday, February 27, 2015 - 1PM to 5PM
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - Day 1 Presentations:
Housing Workshop Presentation
Rockford Housing Authority (RHA) Presentation
Milwaukee Northside Housing Initiative
HUD - Rockford Best Practices
Housing Discussion Action Statements from Participants
Friday, February 27, 2015 - Day 2 Presentations:
Huntsville Alabama Deconcentration Model and Best Practice Presentation
Gorman Rockford Overview - Part 1
Gorman Rockford Overview - Part 2
Summary Comments from Work Groups
Framing the Next 5 Years
View and provide feedback on two City of Rockford planning efforts.
Community & Economic Development handles a wide variety of services under various divisions.
Construction & Development Services deals with building inspections, building permits and zoning issues.
Neighborhood Standards deals with neighborhood property code violations.
Neighborhood Development handles residential financial assistance through various grants. Grant reports are available by clicking here.
Economic Development deals with assisting businesses in Rockford.
Planning handles both short-term and long-term planning for the City, with the assistance of the Public Works Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning (RMAP).
You can view various plans, studies and reports from Community & Economic Development here.