New vehicle stickers must be displayed by April 1
The City of Rockford Finance Department reminds motorists that 2005 vehicle stickers expire March 31, according to City ordinance, and new stickers must be displayed by April 1.
The ordinance further requires that for stickers not purchased before April 1, the cost will double.
New 2006 vehicle stickers are on sale at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and at approximately 45 various authorized facilities throughout the cityincluding banks, currency exchanges, savings and loans, license services and various factories and commercial locations. For a complete listing, call 987-5584.
Sticker fees are as follows: Passenger car, $15; cycles and mopeds, $10; antique cars, $7.50; trucksbased on license classification.
Information required: name, address, vehicle make, year and model, state license plate number (if available). For disabled and senior citizens (age 65 by March 31), stickers can be purchased for a reduced fee of $9, available only at City Hall, with proof of disability or age required. Limit one car per household at discount rate.
Senior and disabled residents who have previously been registered for a reduced fee sticker have been mailed sticker applications and instructions that will allow them to purchase their stickers by mail.
The $1.3 million generated from vehicle sticker sales is used to pay for 35 percent of the $3.5 million annual street maintenance budget.
From the March 29-April 4, 2006, issue