Welcome to Loves Park, "The City with a Heart."
Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in northern Illinois.  Located 80 miles Northwest of Chicago, Loves Park is situated along the beautiful Rock River and is adjacent to the City of Rockford, Illinois.  Whether you are looking for a state park for boating and fishing, renown educational facilities, a booming commercial and industrial sector, or a minor league baseball game, Loves Park is a close-knit community that offers it all!
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Loves Park, Illinois 61111
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Informational Open House - Reconstruction of Alpine Road between Riverside Blvd & Windsor Rd

The City of Loves Park will be holding an informational open house on Monday, November 17, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. in the Richard Brinker Community room at Loves Park City Hall regarding the reconstruction of Alpine Road between Riverside Boulevard and Windsor Road.
Consulting engineers and city staff will be available to provide information, answer questions, and receive public input regarding the project.
Questions should be directed to Loves Park Public Works Dept., 815-654-5033, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

2014 Leaf Vacuuming Schedule

The 2014 City of Loves Park leaf vacuuming schedule for this year has been released. Leaf vacuuming will begin on October 13th for the entire City. The remainder of season will follow this schedule:
2014 Leaf Vacuuming Schedule
Week of October 13th
Entire city
Week of October 20th
West side of N. 2nd St. plus Alpine Valley Subdivision
Week of October 27th
East side of N. 2nd Street to City limits
Week of November 3rd
West side of N. 2nd St. plus Alpine Valley Subdivision
Week of November 10th
East side of N. 2nd Street to City limits
Week of November 17th
West side of N. 2nd St. plus Alpine Valley Subdivision
Week November 24th
East side of N. 2nd Street to City limits
Week of December 1st (Weather Permitting)
Entire City
Please do not place your leaves at the curb for vacuuming until your scheduled week for vacuuming
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2015 Election - Nominating Petitions available


Nominating petitions for the April 7, 2015 City of Loves Park Election are available in the Loves Park City Clerk’s Office, 100 Heart Boulevard, Loves Park. 

Petitions for the February 24, 2015 Consolidated Primary Election can be circulated now for established political party candidates.  Those petitions must be filed in the City Clerk’s Office November 17-24, 2014.

Independent candidate petitions can be circulated beginning September 23, 2014, and must be filed in the City Clerk’s Office December 15-22, 2014.

The April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election will include the election of one alderman from Wards 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 for four-year terms.

For further information, call Loves Park City Clerk Bob Burden, 815-654-5034.



JULIE Reminder
Planning a home improvement job?  Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck? WAIT!  Here's what you need to know first.  Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling JULIE at 811 before each job.  Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not they should get their utility lines marked, but every digging job requires a call - even small projects like planting trees and shrubs.

Call JULIE at 811 at least 48 hours or two business days prior to digging, tell the operator where you're planning to dig, what type of work you will be doing and your affected local utility companies will be notified about your intent to dig.  Within 48 hours or two business days, they'll send a locator to mark the approximate location of you underground lines, pipes and cables, so you'll know whats below --- and be able to dig safely.

Notice to water customers
To better serve the citizens of the City of Loves Park, the Loves Park Water Department is now able to accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit cards for payment of water bills.  This service is currently available, in person and via the telephone, at the Water Department facility located at 5440 Walker Avenue, Loves Park, IL 61111 or by phone at 815-877-1421 ext. 8676.

Total Compensation Report for FY2014
In compliance with The Illinois Open Meeting Act, an Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund employer must post the total compensation package for each employee receiving a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000.00 per year.

The  City of Loves Park, Illinois Total Compensation Report for all City employees with total compensation packages that exceed $75,000.00 annually is available to the public, and is posted in the lobby at Loves Park City Hall, 100 Heart Blvd., Loves Park., Illinois, 61111.

A complete copy of the most recently adopted salary and benefit detail can be obtained through the loves Park City Clerk's Office, 815-654-5034, during regular business hours, 8AM-5PM, M-F.
(posted 7/23/2013, 1:00 PM)

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2014 Water Quality Report
The City of Loves Park Water Department has released the 2014 Consumer Confidence Report.  Please follow the link below to view the full report: