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July 22, 2017

Flooding & Sandbags

Update: 7/23/17  1:00PM All streets & bridges will re-open by 2:00pm today.   Update:  7/22/17 7:45PM Evening flood update.... The Kyte Creek is back within its banks but we still have quite a bit of standing water in the areas surrounding School Avenue, 7th Avenue and Caron Road.Barricades are still…
The Cypress House in Rochelle hosts an Outdoor Market every Saturday throughout June, July and August from 9am-Noon!  The last Saturday of each month is an extra large market with street vendors all along 10th Avenue!  Rochelle's Outdoor Markets are held at 718 10th Avenue at The Cypress House.  Parking…
The City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set to begin this week resulting in periodic lane closures temporary no parking zones in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones and pay close attention to traffic control devices and flaggers. As a result of the ten-year capital plan…
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City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced the closure of 20th Street from 8th Ave to 100 feet north of West Gate Court will begin June 13th to allow the completion of the final hot mix asphalt surface, pavement striping and associated restoration. The project is expected to be complete by…
Rochelle officials along with the Howard Hayes family celebrated the completion of the newest water tower today. The project, with a total cost of nearly $5 Million includes a 750,000 gallon elevated storage tank, well house, pump, and connecting water main. The new tower also includes the City’s new branding…
As of Friday May 19th, the boil orders for Sunset Terrace, North 14th Street, Scott Avenue and Highland Avenue have been lifted.
We are continuing boil orders for 1101-1353 Sunset Terrace and 14th Street; 1416, 1420 and 1425 Highland; 1122 to 1146 N 14th Street; and 1102-1301 Scott Avenue. These boil orders are in effect through Friday or until further notice.
A precautionary boil order is in effect for Sunset Terrace in Rochelle through Wednesday due to a water main break in the area.
Rochelle’s City Council is pleased to announce that the search for the City’s newest City Manager has begun. The City will accept applications through June 12, 2017. The Council is searching for a City Manager who understands the issues facing a municipality such as Rochelle in today’s economic climate with…
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