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The City of Rochelle has contracted with Teska & Associates to pursue an update to local zoning codes.  “Our goal is to make our codes more user friendly and to streamline business development in our community,” said Michelle Pease, Community Development Director.  This multi-phase project will begin with a complete…
The City of Rochelle, in its continuing effort to support the revival and development of the Downtown, has created a Façade Improvement Program for all business owners and operators within the Downtown. The City will provide a 50% matching grant, with a maximum amount of $5,000 to Downtown business or…
The City of Rochelle is pleased to announce that Rochelle has been included in the National Register of Historic Places.  “Rochelle’s Historic District exemplifies the beauty in the history of our community,” said Community Development Director Michelle Pease.  “Focusing on pre-1968 government and commercial buildings, the Historic District brings the…
The TIF Meeting scheduled for Thursday 1/31 is cancelled. Post cards with a new meeting date will be mailed soon.
The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities offices will be closing at 3pm on Tuesday January 29th and all day on Wednesday January 30th due to the extreme wind chills.  As always, utility and emergency crews will be on duty.  For your safety and that of our first responders,…
The Rochelle Golf Course Committee will not meet on Monday, January 28th as originally scheduled. The next Golf Course Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm in the Golf Course Pro Shop.
Due to the inclement weather, City of Rochelle and RMU Offices will be closing at Noon today.  As always, essential emergency, street and utility services will continue.  
The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct snow removal in the Downtown area beginning at 1:00AM on Thursday January 24. During this time, parking will only be allowed in the following lots: Lot #3 South Section only at 6th St. & 4th Ave. Lot #8 South Section located at…
The RMU Water Department will host an Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Day for RMU Customers on Saturday January 12 from 8am-Noon.  Those dropping off items will be required to show a photo ID Acceptable items for drop-off include:  televisions, monitors, printers, computers, fax machines, keyboards, electronic mice, VCRs, portable digital music…
Break out your rake! The City of Rochelle Street Department will offer one extra leaf vacuum date on Monday December 17th thanks to the warmer temps and melting snow. Please note the following: Please rake all leaves into the City parkway up to the edge of curb, or edge of…
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