2022 Spring Weight Postings Update

Press Room FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2022 Contact: Andy Pirrello Winn. County Highway Dept. 815/319-4000 2022 SPRING WEIGHT POSTINGS UPDATE As of Monday, March 28th, 2022 the spring weight postings will no longer be enforced by Winnebago County.

Board Member Vacancy at Four Rivers Sanitation District

The Winnebago County Board Office is currently taking applications from area residents interested in filing the open board position. Board members must reside in the Fours Rivers Sanitation District. For more information click here.

New CIO appointed to lead county IT Department

New CIO appointed to lead county IT Department WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. – After conducting interviews with internal and external candidates, Winnebago County Board Chairman Joe Chiarelli has appointed Dan Magers as Chief Information Officer of Winnebago County's Department of Information Technology. The appointment was supported by the full County Bo...

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County Board passes resolution opposing Mercyhealth loss of medical services

County Board passes resolution opposing Mercyhealth loss of medical services WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. – After unanimous approval, the Winnebago County Board is encouraging Javon Bea Hospital and Mercyhealth to reconsider its decision to stop providing inpatient services at its Rockton Avenue campus, especially standard emergency care. The Public Safe...

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Board Member Bilich resigns, vacant seat opens on County Board

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. – District 20 Board Member Jas Bilich (R) has formally resigned from the Winnebago County Board to accept a position with Winnebago County's Regional Planning & Economic Development Department. Bilich has served on the board since December 2018 with a term set to expire later this year. He also served as Chairman of the E...

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Winnebago County Mental Health Board looks to fill vacant seat

Winnebago County Board Chairman Joseph Chiarelli announces efforts to appoint a new board member to fill the recent vacancy left on the Winnebago County Community Mental Health Board (WCCMHB). The term for this position runs through February 2024. Members of currently funded organizations are not eligible to become Board Members. There is no compen...

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County Board approves new precinct voting boundaries

The Winnebago County Board approved its Reapportionment Plan for county districts on December 21, 2021. Following this approval, county board members unanimously passed the updated County Election Precincts on Thursday, January 13 at its county board meeting. Every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau conducts the Decennial Census, which tracks the popu...

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Poppy Exhibit at Veterans Memorial Hall

New temporary exhibit featuring VFW State Convention award winning Poppy Displays created by VFW Roscoe Post 2955 and Roscoe VFW Auxiliary. Exhibit will be displayed from October 1, 2021 thru November 11, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main, Rockford, IL 61101. Full full press release click here.