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Crews will be taking one of the major fiber optic backhauls used by RMU to provide phone and internet service down for maintenance, due to damage caused by animals. Estimating maintenance work could run approximately 12 hours. As of today, 6/17/2021 staff is currently working to reroute RMU internet &…
The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities are thrilled to announce the groundbreaking of a $13.8 Million electrical substation to serve new industrial growth with 34.5kv and 13.8kv service.  Thanks to the rail and interstate access in the area, Rochelle continues to be an attractive location for site selectors…
A Swearing-In Ceremony will be held in the Council Chambers at Rochelle City Hall, located at 420 N 6th Street in Rochelle, on Tuesday, May 4th at 1:00 p.m.  City Clerk Sue Messer will administer oaths of office to Kathryn Shaw-Dickey, Rosaelia Arteaga and Daniel McDermott. A quorum of the…
The City of Rochelle is thrilled to announce receipt of a Rebuild Illinois grant in the amount of $365,750 to fund demolition toward redevelopment of the former Hickory Grove site.  City Officials have already been in talks with three separate developers with interest in the project. “Being selected as one…
For the seventh year in a row, the City of Rochelle has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year 2019 by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.  An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to…
Ogle County residents who are part of group 1b for COVID-19 vaccination may contact City Hall at 815-562-6161 to pre-register for the vaccine. Group 1b includes all residents over age 65 as well as many of our essential workers. When you register, please know this is NOT an immediate appointment…
The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct snow removal in the Downtown area beginning at 1:00AM on Tuesday 2/2. During this time, parking will only be allowed in the following lots: -Southwest corner of 6th St & 4th Ave. -Northwest corner of Main St. & 4th Ave. Overnight parking…
Trash collection in the alleys has been resumed.  We appreciate your paitence during the weather challenges we have had this winter!
Due to low-hanging power lines and ice in the alleyways, there will be no alley trash collection until further notice. Please move your trash to the street side of the home for collection. Since we understand that those with a Monday collection may have already placed their trash in the…
The Rochelle City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, December 28, 2020 has been cancelled. The first Rochelle City Council of 2021 will take place on January 11th. 
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