City: Public works head steps down

Staff Report

Tim Hanson will step down as Director of Public Works for the City of Rockford January 29, Mayor Larry Morrissey announced at a press conference Friday morning.


Hanson, a 10-year city employee, is set to move to the Rock River Water Reclamation District.

“It has been a great privilege to work for the city and the citizens of Rockford,” Hanson said in a release. “The public works crew is among the most dedicated and incredible employees I have had the pleasure of working with and I am thankful for the opportunity to work with them in serving the needs of the community.”

Hanson is credited with updating and streamlining DPW’s operations, saving more than $4 million per year.

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