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Candidate packets for one (1) 4-year full-term Mayor and three (3) 4-year full-term Council Members in the City of Rochelle are available in the Clerk’s Office at Rochelle City Hall located at 420 N 6th Street. City residents running for the office must file as if there will be a…
The City of Rochelle's Sealcoat Project is set to take place beginning at 6AM on Wednesday 9/14 and finishing on Friday 9/16 by 4PM, resulting in periodic lane closures in several areas. Please use caution while traveling through construction zones and pay close attention to traffic control devices and flaggers.…
The City of Rochelle is thrilled to be a recipient of over $1.1 Million for downtown redevelopment as part of Governor Pritzker's Rebuild Illinois' Downtowns and Main Streets program.  Improvements to our downtown attract small business, create jobs, and improve the quality of life for our residents.  Rochelle is one…
RMU Customers will notice an update to their utility bills later this month and in early September as the utility undergoes a complete overhaul of its billing software system. “Customers have long asked for more detail in their bill and the ability to see usage data through an online portal,”…
City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced that 6th Street, from 1st Avenue south to Washington Street, will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday August 1st at 7 am. The closure is necessary to construct new concrete sidewalks and associated pavement removal and replacement. Bruns Construction, the City of Rochelle’s…
The Rochelle Police and Rochelle Fire Departments are now recruiting! Both departments offer: Paid Training Tuition Reimbursement Mentor Programs Competitive Paid Time-Off  Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Plans Pension Plan Professional Growth Opportunities Special Project Opportunities Wellness Program Rochelle Police: Application Deadline - August 22 Visit Apply to Serve for…
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced plans for a full adulticide mosquito control application throughout the community June 29, 30 and July 1. This application will be performed from approximately 8pm to 1am, weather permitting, when mosquitos are most active.  Please avoid direct contact with the spray as…
The City of Rochelle is excited to accept proposals for the redevelopment of the former Patterson Lumber Building site and a 1.3-acre downtown lot at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Washington Street. “We’re excited to see more redevelopment take place in our Downtown corridor,” said City Manager Fiegenschuh.  “The…
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has notified the City of Rochelle of rail crossing work beginning June 7th in the early morning hours.  Work will begin at Steam Plant Road, moving west to Oregon, closing one crossing at a time.  The crew will then come back through a second time…
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