Meeting Agendas & Minutes

County Board meetings are held in the County Board Room located in the Winnebago County Courthouse at 400 W. State Street, 8th Floor - Rockford, IL 61101

Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month unless otherwise posted.

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Public Participation

Winnebago County invites public speakers to address the Board. In order to maintain decorum and efficiency, County Code of Ordinances Ch 2, Art II, Div 3, Sec 2-65 establishes the guidelines governing participation. Speakers may address the Board by registering with the County Board Office:

Phone: (815) 319-4225
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404 Elm Street, Rockford, IL 61101, Room 533

Requests to address the Board are accepted until 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting. The recommended method of registration is by completing and submitting the attached form (or similar written request).

Fill out the Public Participation Form

Participation Guidelines

  • Total time for public comment will be limited to 21 minutes; providing for as many speakers as the total time limit will permit.
  • Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes.
  • Visual aids are not permitted, but handouts may be provided to staff for distribution. It is recommended that a minimum of 24 copies be provided.
  • Speakers may not address personnel matters, pending or threatened litigation, or zoning matters which are pending before the ZBA, Zoning Committee or the County Board.
  • Personal attacks or inappropriate language will not be permitted.
  • The chairperson will determine the sequential order of speakers.
  • If a particular item is deemed by the chairperson to be controversial, the chairperson shall strive to allow all sides an equal amount of time.

Minutes

According to Illinois Statute: (5 ILCS 120/) Open Meetings Act,  (b) A public body shall approve the minutes of its open meeting within 30 days after that meeting or at the public body's second subsequent regular meeting, whichever is later. The minutes of meetings open to the public shall be available for public inspection within 10 days after the approval of such minutes by the public body. If you do not see the information you are looking for below, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will provide your request.

2024 Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Meeting Agenda Packets

April

04/25/24 Revised County Board Agenda Packet

04/25/24 County Board Agenda Packet

04/18/24 Updated Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

04/18/24 Finance Committee Agenda Packet

04/18/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

04/16/24 River Bluff Board of Directors Agenda Packet

04/11/24 Revised County Board Agenda Packet

04/11/24 County Board Agenda Packet

04/04/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

March

03/28/24 Revised County Board Agenda Packet

03/28/24 County Board Agenda Packet

03/28/24 Special Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Agenda Packet

03/21/24 Revised Finance Committee Agenda Packet

03/20/24 Revised Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Agenda Packet

03/19/24 River Bluff Board of Directors Agenda Packet

03/21/24 Finance Committee Agenda Packet

03/21/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

03/20/24 Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Agenda Packet

03/14/24 Revised County Board Agenda Packet

03/14/24 County Board Agenda Packet

03/13/24 Winnebago County Diversity Council Agenda Packet

03/07/24 Finance Committee Agenda Packet

03/07/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

February

02/28/24 REVISED Legislative & Lobbying Committee Agenda Packet

02/28/24 Legislative & Lobbying Committee Agenda Packet

02/22/24 County Board Agenda Packet

02/22/24 Special Finance Committee Agenda Packet

02/22/24 Special Finance Committee Agenda 

02/20/24 River Bluff Board of Directors Agenda Packet

02/15/24 Finance Committee Agenda Packet

02/15/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

02/14/24 Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Agenda Packet

02/08/24 REVISED County Board Agenda Packet

02/08/24 County Board Agenda Packet

January

01/25/24 REVISED County Board Agenda Packet

01/25/24 County Board Agenda Packet

01/18/24 REVISED Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

01/18/24 Finance Committee Meeting Agenda Packet

01/18/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

01/16/24 River Bluff Board Meeting Packet

01/11/24 UPDATED County Board Agenda Packet

01/11/24 County Board Agenda Packet

01/04/24 Operations & Administrative Committee Agenda Packet

Meeting Minutes 

May

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 05/16/24

Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Meeting Minutes - 05/15/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 05/02/24

April

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 04/18/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 04/18/24

River Bluff Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - 04/16/24

County Board Meeting Minutes - 04/11/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 04/4/24

March

Special Public Safety & Judiciary Commitee Meeting Minutes - 03/28/24

County Board Meeting Minutes - 03/28/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 03/21/24 

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 03/21/24

River Bluff Board of Directors Committee Meeting Minutes - 03/19/24

County Board Meeting Minutes - 03/14/24

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Meeting Minutes - 03/13/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 03/7/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 03/7/24

February

County Board Meeting Minutes - 02/22/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes Special - 02/22/24

River Bluff Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - 02/20/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 02/15/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 02/15/24

Public Safety & Judiciary Committee Meeting Minutes - 02/14/24

Public Works Committee Meeting Minutes - 02/13/24

County Board Meeting Minutes - 02/08/24

January

County Board Meeting Minutes - 01/25/24

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - 01/18/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 01/18/24

Public Works Committee Meeting Minutes - 01/16/24

County Board Meeting Minutes - 01/11/24

Operations & Administrative Committee Meeting Minutes - 01/04/24

Legislative & Lobbying Committee Meeting Minutes - 01/03/24