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Creston Road Closed – 5/15-17

City Engineer, Sam Tesreau, has announced the closure of Creston Road between Dement Road and I-39 beginning Wednesday May 15th through the end of the day on Friday May 17th. Advance warning, barricades, detour and other temporary traffic control devices…

Now Recruiting Firefighters!

The City of Rochelle, Illinois is accepting applications for the establishment of a Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List.  Applicants must meet and pass all requirements established by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. See Qualifications to Test below.  Participants are…

City Council Swear-In Announced

A Swearing-In Ceremony will be held in the Council Chambers at Rochelle City Hall, located at 420 N 6th Street in Rochelle, on Monday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m. City Clerk Rose Huéramo will administer oaths of office to John…

NEW Rain Barrel Program Launched

The City of Rochelle is rolling out a new rain barrel program to encourage RMU customers to utilize rain water for lawn irrigation.  The program utilizes stormwater management funds to cover a portion of the cost of the barrels. Rain…

Pavia Named Interim Police Chief

City Manager Jeff Fiegenschuh has selected Officer Pete Pavia to serve as the Department’s Interim Chief, following Chief Eric Higby’s retirement announcement.  Pavia is currently assigned to RTHS as a School Resource Officer. The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Township…

Chief Higby Announces Retirement Plans

Following nearly twenty-seven years of dedicated service to the City of Rochelle, Police Chief Eric Higby has announced his upcoming retirement from the Rochelle Police Department. Chief Higby started his career with the Rochelle Police Department in August of 1996…

Winter Storm Information

With forecasted subzero temperatures, snow and high winds, the City of Rochelle and RMU have announced the following: City & RMU Offices will close at Noon on Thursday, December 22nd.  Offices are closed Friday, December 23rd as Christmas Eve Observed. The…

Candidate Packets Available

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…