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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…
The City of Rochelle’s 13th Annual Christmas Tree Festival was an overwhelming success.  Thirteen decorated tabletop trees, wreaths, centerpieces and holiday gift baskets were displayed in City Hall with the bidding culminating at 6:30p.m. on Friday, December 7th during the Downtown Christmas Walk Festivities.  Visitors to the festival were delighted…

Candidate Workshop

November 28, 2018
The City of Rochelle has scheduled a workshop for all candidates running for the office of Council Member and Mayor on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the lower level conference center at Rochelle City Hall. This will be an opportunity for candidates to learn about the roles…
Downtown Snow Removal The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that snow removal operations will be taking place in the downtown area on Wednesday morning 11/28/18 beginning at 2:00 A.M. Crews will be removing snow from downtown area curbs, sidewalks and municipal parking lots. Snow that is removed will…
Visit Downtown Rochelle on Friday December 7th for our Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Walk! Start your weekend by visiting Santa at the Flagg Township Museum from 4:00-7:00pm on Friday evening. The Flagg Township Museum will decorate a special place for Santa Claus to meet your children and hear their wishes…
The City of Rochelle is excited to announce the 13th Annual Christmas Tree Festival!  All proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Rochelle Rescue Mission.  The Rochelle Rescue Mission provides temporary shelter and direction until more permanent solutions may be found.  The shelter provides temporary housing assistance for up…
The City recently held a bond rating call with Standard and Poor’s for an upcoming General Obligation Bond sale.  The City's current bond rating of A+ was reaffirmed along with a AA rating with insurance.  For a rural community our size this is an above average bond rating.    Some…
The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities proudly announce the opening of the City’s first radium removal plant located at Well 11, just North of Flagg Road.  The $2.7million plant is the culmination of a two-year project to rid Rochelle’s water supply of excess radium. The plant utilizes state-of-the…
Construction continues in Downtown Rochelle at the new Kennay Farms Distillery Rick House. Beginning Friday October 19th, there will be no parking along 5th Avenue between 6th Street and the alley as well as in the alley for approximately one week. Advance warning, detour and other temporary traffic control devices…
The City of Rochelle announces the continued closure of the 400 Block of North Sixth Street.  The block will be closed through the week of October 15th and potentially into the week of October 22 as construction continues on the Kennay Farms Rick House. 5th Avenue between Lincoln Highway and…
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