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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Upcoming Meetings

February 2024

River Bluff Board of Directors Meeting
3 p.m. | Feb. 20, 2024
Republican Caucus Meeting
5:30 p.m. | Feb. 20, 2024
Democratic Caucus Meeting
5:30 p.m. | Feb. 20, 2024
Zoning Committee Meeting
5:30 p.m. | Feb. 21, 2024
Special Finance Committee Meeting
5:45 p.m. | Feb. 22, 2024
County Board Meeting
6 p.m. | Feb. 22, 2024

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.


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.