City News

Downtown Snow Removal

January 17, 2018
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that snow removal operations will be taking place in the downtown area on Thursday morning 1/18/18 beginning at 4:00 A.M. Crews will be removing snow from the downtown area curbs, sidewalks and municipal parking lots. Snow that is removed will be pushed…

Winter Snow Parking

January 16, 2018
The City of Rochelle Street Division has announced that the winter snow emergency parking ordinance is in effect for residential areas. On even dated days all vehicles are to be parked on the even-numbered sides of the street. On odd dated days parking is permitted on the odd-numbered sides of…

Warming Center Available

December 26, 2017
City Hall at 420 N. 6th Street is available as a warming center to anyone in need during our regular business hours of 7:30am-4:30pm. After hours, please visit the Rochelle Police Department at 416 N. 6th Street.
Northern Illinois Disposal Services provides waste collection which includes garbage, yard waste and recycling to the residents of the City of Rochelle. In addition, the City of Rochelle Street Department provides city residents with large brush pickup and seasonal leaf vacuuming. In an effort to cover all of the City…
Sue Messer, Rochelle’s Deputy City Clerk and Assistant to the City Manager, has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc. and Registered Municipal Clerk a designation of Municipal Clerks of Illinois. IIMC grants the CMC designation only…
Trash collection will be delayed a day  for the Christmas and New Year's Day Holidays. If your pickup is typically on Tuesday, it will happen on Wednesday. If your pickup is usually on Wednesday, it will be delayed to Thursday.

Christmas Tree Recycling

December 18, 2017
The City of Rochelle will help you discard of your live Christmas tree after the holidays. The City of Rochelle will chip Christmas trees left on the curb until January 15th. If you would like to discard your tree sooner, bring it to Atwood Park (behind the band shell) at…
The Rochelle City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 26th has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the Rochelle City Council will take place on January 8, 2018.
The City of Rochelle’s 12th Annual Christmas Tree Festival was an overwhelming success. Twenty 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 1st during the Downtown Christmas Walk Festivities. Visitors to the festival were delighted…
ROCHELLE –Downtown Rochelle is home to an Art Gallery! Faux Pas is located at 308 Lincoln Highway. The gallery features all different types of art. Primarily focused on visual arts like paintings, prints, sculpture, etc., the gallery also hosts music from a local artist from DeKalb and video from an artist from Mexico.…
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