The Rockford Park District and City of Loves Park have worked together for years and that relationship is only going to get stronger as a critical role in the Rockford Park District is filled by a long-time City of Loves Park employee.
The Rockford Park District hired Dan Jacobson, Director of Public Works and Development for the City of Loves Park to fill the Superintendent of Operations position. Jacobson will oversee Capital Planning and Asset Management (CPAM), Main-tenance and Parks, Rockford Park District Police, Golf Rockford, and MercyhealthSportscore Complexes.
Jacobson has been with the City of Loves Park for 28 years and has directed multi-million dollar public improvement projects, led community planning and engagement efforts, assisted in all facets of administrative functions, and served the citizens and businesses of Loves Park.
“I have been afforded the opportunity during my career to work with local, state, and federal agencies as well as many private sector businesses and leaders on a variety of initiatives,” said Dan Jacobson, current Loves Park Director of Public Works.
“I cannot recall a more opportune time for public and private organizations and citizens to come together to collaborate and

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