By Margaret Downing


LOVES PARK – At the April 11 Loves Park City Council meeting, Mayor Darryl Lindberg read and presented a proclamation declaring April 30 as “Great American Cleanup Day,” the 28th year of this volunteer event.

Frank Manzullo of KNIB (Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful) was on hand to accept the proclamation.

Alderman Clint Little gave the weekly police activity report for the week of April 3-9, in which 465 calls for service, 249 arrests, and 10 accidents were reported. On the weekly fire department report dated April 10, one false fire alarm call, one mutual aid call, one carbon monoxide or gas leak call, one wires down call, three public service call, one smoke or odor investigation call, and one natural gas leak call were logged.

Alderman approved payment of $13,041.03 in water department bills, and $159,689.99 in general fund and all other bills, as presented April 4.

The resignation of Officer Tim Charlton from the Loves Park Police Department, effective April 24, was accepted, as Charlton is moving on to a position at Winnebago County.

A resolution was passed authorizing the city “to continue to spend funds at the same rate as the 2015/16 Appropriation Ordinance until the 2016/17 ordinance is approved.”

A resolution giving the okay for the city to seek negotiated bids for a replacement dump box and associated repairs to the water department’s Truck No. 11 was approved.

A resolution authorizing a “Local Agency Agreement with IDOT (Illinois Department of Transportation)” for the reconstruction of the Riverside Bridge over Loves Park Creek at Wantz Park was okayed in the amount of $260,000, which is the city’s share of the estimated project cost.

An ordinance, second reading, approving a Class 3 (recreational beer and wine) liquor license for the Rockford Park District at the newly expanded area at Sportscore II, 4501 Sunsinger Way, was passed.

Fourteen ordinances were approved “adopting international codes,” which then become the city’s codes.

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