Experience Loves Park, Illinois
"The City with a Heart"
Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in Northern Illinois.  We have a wide variety of housing options, employment options, and recreational opportunities.  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 camping, boating and fishing, 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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2017 Leaf Vacuuming Schedule For Loves Park

Week of                                  Leaf Vacuum Area
October       16-22                  Entire City
October       23-29                 West of North 2nd Street & Alpine Valley Subdivision
Oct/Nov       30-5                   East of North 2nd Street
November   6-12                   West of North 2nd Street & Alpine Valley Subdivision
November   13-19                 East of North 2nd Street
November   20-26                 West of North 2nd Street & Alpine Valley Subdivision
Nov/Dec       27-3                  East of North 2nd Street
December    4-10                   Entire City – weather permitting
Schedules are subject to change due to high volumes of leaves, equipment problems and weather conditions

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Light Up The Parks Parade
The Parks Chamber 20th Annual "Light Up The Parks" Holiday Parade is this Sunday, November 19, 2017.  The parade steps off at 4:45 PM from GE Aviation parking lot, located at 1354 Clifford Avenue, Loves Park, IL 61111.  The parade route goes down Elm Avenue and ends at Machesney Town Center.  The Village of Machesney Park Tree lighting will follow at the end of the parade.
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Water Department Clerical Position. Perform office duties, communicate with customers, data processing, and bookkeeping.
Qualifications include: proven customer service experience, good interpersonal skills, ability to effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other computer software and technology as required.
Starting salary: Labor Grade I, $20,000-35,000 DOQ.
Apply at Loves Park Civil Service Commission, c/o Clerk’s Office, City of Loves Park, City Hall, 100 Heart Boulevard, Loves Park, IL. Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on December 1, 2017.
Examinations will consist of oral interviews by the Commission on December 6, 2017 and December 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EOE.
Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and a post-offer drug screening test.
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